Carol Lee Kinsey Cyrus, age 75, of 26220 Westchester Road, Tippecanoe, died at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, surrounded by her family.
She was born January 27, 1946 in Springfield Township, Akron, Ohio; a daughter of the late Marvin S Kinsey and Loretta Uetz Kinsey.
Carol was a 1964 graduate of Springfield High School. She worked at Mohawk Tire Company in Akron and for the Freeport Press in the bindery and in the office for several years.
She loved to work crossword puzzles, crocheting, flower gardening, going to auctions, talking on the phone, loved chocolate ice cream and hot fudge sundaes, packing eggs, antagonizing her sons, and spending time with her grandkids.
Her husband, Charles Ray Cyrus, Sr. died September 7, 2021. They were married August 30, 1968 and lived in the Akron area until 1978 when they moved to their present home where they raised their three boys.
She is survived by their three sons, Charles Jr. (Lori) Cyrus, Mark (Kim) Cyrus, and Gary Cyrus; grandchildren: Markie Cyrus, Koty (Paxton) Cyrus, Conner Cyrus, Shania (Cash) Cyrus, Stetson Cyrus, and Daisy Cyrus, Cheyenne (Tanner) Bailey, Shaunee (Kyle) Swihart, Mia McIntire, and Max McIntire; great-grandchildren: Stryker, Bryler, Hayden, and Ashtyn; a twin sister, Karen (Ken) Dunbar of Dayton and a brother, Harold (Donna) Kinsey of Cuyahoga Falls; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Lester Kinsey and a sister, Charlotte Roads.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 1, 2022 in Koch Funeral Home, 216 S High Street, Freeport and also on Sunday, January 2, 2021 from 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. A service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, also in the funeral home and burial will follow in Greenmont Union Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at Cyrus farm.
Koch Funeral Home, 216 S High Street, Freeport was entrusted with her arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.kochfuneralhome.net
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