Harley S. Hochstetler, 83, of Pleasant Valley Road in Sugarcreek died Monday, July 30, 2018 at Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia. He was born September 30, 1934 in Nappanee, Indiana to the late Samuel and Emma (Yoder) Hochstetler. He was a general contractor and was a member of the New Order Amish Church. His favorite past times were spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, playing checkers and traveling. He was especially known as a great story teller.
He was married on November 2, 1954 to the former Sue Troyer and she died on May 25, 1988. He then married the former MaryAnn Yoder on June 6, 1991 and she died on December 26, 2004. He is survived by his children; Emma (Bill) Miller of Milroy, IN, Marlin (Donna) Hochstetler of Sugarcreek, Laura (Jim) Tsangeos of Uniontown, OH, Carol (Perry) Coblentz of Mayslick, KY, Ray (Jen) Hochstetler and Barbara Miller both of Sugarcreek, and Louise (DeWayne) Schrock of Mayslick, KY, 27 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren, his brother Dan (Amanda) Hochstetler of Middlefield, OH, sisters; MaryAnn (Alfred) Yoder of Malta, OH, Alma Byler of Hermitage, PA, Laura (Eli) Byler of Wautoma, WI, and Esther (Dan) Hostetler of Middlefield, OH and several step-brothers and step-sisters. He was preceded in death by his wife Sue and wife MaryAnn and grandson Joshua Hochstetler, parents, a sister Laura and brother-in-law Alfred.
Services will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM at Hartville Conservative Mennonite Church 10547 Market Ave., Uniontown, Ohio 44685 with Bishop Robert A. Troyer officiating. Burial will be in Oak Grove Amish Cemetery in Hartville, OH. Friends may call on Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Maranatha Fellowship Church 941 SR 93 Sugarcreek, Ohio 44681. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.