Stephen Eugene VanScoder, age 63, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early on Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019, in his home after an extended illness.
Mr. VanScoder was in the Army. He was a member of Bryan Amvets Post 54 and was an avid fisherman. He owned his own landscaping business, The Green Thumb. Stephen Eugene VanScoder was born in Defiance, Ohio, on November 5, 1955, the son of Billy Neil and Eleanor (Shoemaker) VanScoder.
Surviving are his companion, Wardena Johnson, of Bryan; three children, Tanya (Tom) Faetanini, of Sandusky, Ohio, Natosha (and fiancée, Kyle Shirey) VanScoder, of Pioneer, Ohio, and Jessen Black, of Madison, Wisconsin; four sisters, Jody (David) Nunn, of Cleveland, Illinois, Tammy German, of Michigan, Penny Rivas and Cindy (Dave) Krumel, both of Defiance, Ohio; Wardena’s children, William Johnson, of London, Ohio, Jason Johnson, of Bryan, Nikki Johnson, of Antwerp, Ohio, and Ray Johnson, of West Unity, Ohio; five grandchildren, Kailey and Bryceton VanScoder, Dominic and Sebastian Faetanini and Ethan Beard; and one great-grandchild, Nova VanScoder. He was preceded in death by his parents and one nephew, Christopher Rivas.
Services and interment for Stephen will be private. Memorials are requested to the family to help with funeral expenses.