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Gerald  Lee "Buggs" Chrisman
  • St. Rita's Hospice
    Lima, OH 45801

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“Rest in Peace ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Gerald Chrisman - Grand Rapids, MI

“Buggs, I'm already missing you buddy. I'm sorry I' haven't been the best on staying in touch with you. Life has went to fast.To the rest of the...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Ty Koontz - Celina, OH - Friend

“Bud and i have lost a great friend.Our sympathy to all of you. Will never forget all our good times together.RIP Buggs,i bet you are racing in heaven...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Litherland - Celina, OH

“Dad, was surely a fortunate man to have you all in his life. To enjoy such a large family and a abundance of friends. It gives me comfort to know...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Gerald Chrisman - Grand Rapids, MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Love and hugs. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Doc & Sheila Burrows - Willard, OH

“thanks Buggs for all the memerioes,love tommy & keith. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: keith wessel & brother - Ashland, KY


Gerald Lee "Buggs" Chrisman, age 85, of 4579 St. Rte. 29 in Celina, Ohio passed away at 7:30p.m. on Wednesday July 30, 2014 at his residence with his family. He was born on Aug. 18, 1928 in Celina, Ohio to the late Ercel & Mary (Kincaid) Chrisman-Humbert. On Dec. 21, 1965 he married Faye Wilson, who survives. Also surviving are his four sons & daughters-in-law, Joe & Bev Westerfield of Marysville, Pastor Jerry & Sarita Westerfield of Elizabethtown, KY, Mike & Sandy Chrisman of Celina, Gary Chrisman of Michigan, four daughters & sons-in-law Diane & John Kochert of Celina, Patty & Ken Alberino of Cleveland, Anita & Tye Spengler of Celina, Candy Snyder of Troy, 24 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son Tim Chrisman, brothers Junior Chrisman, Dale Chrisman, Bill Chrisman and Gene Chrisman. Buggs attended Celina High School. He owned and operated South Side Body Shop in Celina. He was a member of the Celina Eagles, Celina Moose Lodge, the Celina American Legion Post #210 and the Celina V.F.W. Post #5713. Buggs enjoyed watching Nascar Racing and watching Races at Eldora Speedway. Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina, with Pastor Jerry Westerfield officiating. Burial will follow in North Grove Cemetery in Celina. Friends may call from 2-8p.m. on Saturday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Rita's Hospice. On-Line condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.