Stephen Rathburn

November 24, 1946 ~ June 13, 2020 (age 73)


Stephen Rathburn, 73, of Zaleski, Ohio died at 7:15am on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the home of his son in New Lexington, Ohio.

Born November 24, 1946 in McArthur, Ohio to the late Max Martin and Mary Alice Bedinghouse Rathburn.

Stephen was a jack of all trades, he raised horses and loved to shoot.

Survived by his son, Stephen (Megan) Rathburn; daughter, Barbie (Jerry) Clark; brother, Dave (Leila) Rathburn; sister, Carolyn (Mike) Riffle; grandchildren, Jacob Rathburn, Jessica Rathburn, Courtney Rathburn, Devon Clark, Lucas (Rachel) Clark and Isabella Wyrick; great-grandkids, Addison and Leah Rose; niece and nephew, Audra Rathburn and Mike “MJ” Riffle and many special friends.

In addition to his parents, preceded in death by an aunt, Katie Wilkins.

Calling hours will be held from 10am-12pm on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at the Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home, 304 Mill Street, New Lexington, Ohio.

Graveside Funeral Service and Burial will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday at Madison Cemetery, Zaleski, Ohio with Pastor Rocky Lane officiating.

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June 16, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Roberts-Winegardner Funeral Home
304 Mill Street
New Lexington, OH 43764

Graveside Service
June 16, 2020

2:00 PM
Madison Cemetery
Dutch Lane
Zaleski, OH 45698

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