GENEVA, Ohio (Formerly Youngstown) – Michael R. Cashbaugh, 64, of Geneva, Ohio passed away Monday, July 10, 2017, at University Hospital Geneva Medical Center.
He was born September 15, 1952, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of the late Harold and Catherine (Martini) Cashbaugh.
He was a 1970 Howland High School graduate and quarterback of the football team and later attended the Buffalo Bills training camp. Michael was an avid Cleveland Browns and Indians fan.
He was employed as a heavy equipment operator for the Operating Engineers Local 18 (Cleveland, Ohio) and Local 825 (Springfield, New Jersey) before retiring in 2011 due to illness.
His hobbies included FISHING, FISHING, FISHING at Pulaski and Olcott in New York. Michael enjoyed BBQ, smoking meats, camping and playing with his grandchildren at the park.
Michael was a veteran of the United States Navy SEABEES having served from August 2, 1971 to October 17, 1973 and received the National Defense Service Medal.
Michael is survived by his wife, Connie F. (Clark) Cashbaugh, whom he married in January of 1980; his daughter, Melissa Catherine (Steven Kozak) Cashbaugh; his grandchildren, Gianna Gale and Daniel Duane; siblings, George (Nanci) Cashbaugh of Poland, Ohio and John (Mary) Cashbaugh of Youngstown, Ohio.
Besides his parents, Michael was preceded in death by his son, Donald Bono and eldest brother, Harold Cashbaugh, Jr.
Services will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017, at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14 at the funeral home prior to services.
Following cremation, Michael will be laid to rest in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, Ohio.
The family requests that material contributions be made to Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.) Erie Shores Ohio Chapter, P.O. Box 92, Mentor, OH 44060, in his memory.
A television tribute will air Thursday, July 13 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.