AMerican Veteran 11

Harland J. Ortscheid

February 4, 1941 ~ December 4, 2021 (age 80)


Harland Ortscheid, 80, passed away December 4, 2021.  He was born February 4, 1941 in Gallipolis to the late James and Prudence Ortscheid.  Harland worked at Goodyear Aircraft Braking and retired from Lockheed Martin with 35 years of service in the maintenance department.  He was an expert mechanic restoring many beautiful cars over the years.  He enjoyed fishing, his black coffee, his dog Buddy.  But most of all he loved spending every minute he could with his grandkids, taking them on many adventures.  His favorite was for an ice cream at least once a week.  Harland was also a church bus driver for Wintergreen Ledges Church of God for many years.   


Besides his parents, Harland was preceded in death by his daughter, Kim Wagner; 5 brothers; and 3 sisters.  He is survived by daughter, Cristal (Jared) Westover; sons, Brian (Lee) and Keith (Nancy) Foxx; grandchildren, Brody, Colton, Wyatt, Maverick, Scarlett, Penelope, Ashley, Taylor and Jessica (Bart); great grandchildren, Rylynn, Braden, Emberlynn and Skylynn; as well as many nieces and nephews.


A graveside service will be held at NOON on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Lockwood Cemetery, 3680 Manchester Road, Coventry Township, Ohio 44319.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


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December 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Lockwood Cemetery
3630 Manchester Road
Akron, OH 44319

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