An Aurora resident for 38 years, he served as an Aurora City Council member from 1990 through 1993. He was the Portage County health commissioner in 1977-78.
He was a member of the Aurora Kiwanis Club and the Aurora Historical Society.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his sons, Thomas J. of Olmsetad Township and Scott . of Aurora; daughter, Katherine K. (David L.) Tiemann of Pa.; and four grandchildren.
There will be no calling hours. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at The Church in Aurora, 146 Chillicothe Road, with the Rev. William Schnell officiating. Arrangements were made by Tabone Funeral Home of Solon.
Memorials may be made to The Church in Aurora.