Born Nov. 9, 1908 in Bellaire, Ohio, he was the son of William and Sarah Nething. He had lived in the Charlestown and Ravenna area since 1922.
Mr. Nething was retired from Taylor-Winfield in Warren, where he had been employed as a machine operator. He also had been a rural route carrier for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
He was a member of the First Church of God of Ravenna.
He enjoyed bowling and gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Marie (Dennis); sons, Dwight of Ravenna; Larry (Debbie) of Ravenna; and Gary (Krisann) of Texas; sister, Lulu Reber of Ravenna; and five grandchildren. His brothers, George, Frederick, Clarence, Jacob and Oscar, died previously.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Shorts Funeral Home, Ravenna Chapel. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Church of God in Ravenna, with the Rev. Carl Holm officiating.
Memorials may be made to the First Church of God of Ravenna.