Kenneth J. “Bud” Fliger, Age 78, of Navarre was born March 23, 1940. He left us to join his beloved son Scott E. Fliger, Sr. on June 11, 2018.

He retired from Handy and Harmon Epic Technical of Dover. He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

Kenneth is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Janice (Paulus) Fliger; daughter, Linda (Todd) Baumgardner of Florida; sons, James (Paula) Sams, Jerry Sams, and Jack A. (Terra) Sams; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are his sisters, Geraldene (John) Thompson and Mary (Dan) Lambert; brothers, Richard (Kay), James (Darlene), Robert (Sandra) Fliger, and his brother in law, Glenn O’Connor. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In addition to his son, Scott, he was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth C. and Dorothy (Hoffman) Fliger and his loving sister Judy O’Connor.

In keeping with Bud’s wishes, there will be no public services or calling hours. Arrangements were handled though Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory at Dover.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Kenneth by visiting the funeral home’s website at

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Second Street NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Geib Funeral Service
5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622

Geib Pet Crematory
5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622