Noah J. Stutzman 76 of 32898 TR 235 Fresno died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at his residence. He was born November 6, 1941 in Holmes County to the late Jonas N. and Lovina E. (Beachy) Stutzman. He was a retired farmer and had worked at the Farm of Walnut Creek for 11 years. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and was ordained Deacon in October 1981.
He is survived by his wife, the former Amanda A. Barkman whom he married on November 6, 1962; his children Mary Ann (Roman) Yoder and Edna (Eli) Raber both of Fresno, Eli (Mary) Stutzman of Millersburg, Erma (Ray) Miller of Baltic, Marvin (Edna Mae) Stutzman of the home and Adam (Wilma) Stutzman of Warsaw, OH, 29 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, brothers and sisters Vernon (Mary) Stutzman and Eli (Mary) Stutzman both of Fresno, Melvin (Rebecca) Stutzman of Millersburg, Ada (Eli) Barkman and Mary (Alvin) Raber both of Fresno, and sister in law Martha Stutzman of Sarasota, Florida. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a grandson Noah, great grandson Matthew, his sister Amanda Stutzman, his brother Dan and sister-in-law Sylvia.
Services will be held on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Stutzman Residence with Bishop Junior M.C. Yoder officiating. Burial will be in the Barkman Cemetery in Crawford Twp., Coshocton County. Friends may call anytime at the Stutzman Residence. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek.