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Dr. Wayne H. Pressler, DDS

March 25, 1934 ~ February 7, 2018 (age 83)

 Dr. Wayne H. Pressler, DDS, 83, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. A longtime resident of Barberton and Wadsworth.  He graduated from Norton High School, Class of 1952 and The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and DDS in 1958. Wayne practiced general dentistry in Barberton for 55 years.  He was passionate in fighting for justice, peace and the rights of all people.  Wayne was active in many organizations and causes including, President of Barberton Kiwanis Club, Barberton Jaycee’s Man of the Year, lifelong member of Grace UCC of Loyal Oak/Eastern Ohio Association Board & Committees, Metro Transportation Board, Treasurer of Akron Dental Society, Alpha Tau Omega, John Looney Award, Barberton/Norton Peace Group, Family Promise Board & volunteer, volunteer for BACM, Ohio State Buckeye fan, Norton High School Athletic Hall of Fame.  Wayne volunteered dental service for many of those in need, he was an avid golfer, who had shot his age every year for the past seven years and had seven “Hole in Ones”. Preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Cindy and granddaughter, Sarah Pressler and brother, Paul Pressler.  Wayne is survived by his wife of 61 years, Patricia; children, David (Marci) Pressler, Elizabeth (Jerry) Kremer and Jonathan (Amy) Pressler; grandchildren, Nathan, Cori (James), Emily (Doug), Timothy, Abigail, Melissa, William, Nicholas and Maria; great-grandchildren, Mya, Peyton, Jocelyn, Michael, Jared and Noah; sister, Rita Hotchkiss. Wayne’s family will receive friends on Sunday, February 11th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton.   A memorial service will be held Monday, February 12th at 1 p.m. at Grace UCC Loyal Oak, 3285 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Norton 44203 with Pastor Kurt Wieser officiating.Donations may be made to Family Promise, 111 E. Voris St., Akron, Ohio 44311 or Grace UCC Loyal Oak.



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