Lloyd E. Ullman, 87, of Lower Salem, Ohio, passed away Jan. 25, 2013, at the Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation.
He was born in Germantown, Ohio, on Dec. 14, 1925, to the late Howard and Clara Ullman.
Lloyd graduated from Elk Local High School in 1943, and entered the Navy in 1944. He was a radio operator in Okinawa when the war ended. In 1958, he became Postmaster at Lower Salem, Ohio, and served 32 years. He was on the Board of the Ohio Branch of the National League of Postmasters, where he served four years as president. After retiring, he also served as president for four years on the Retired Branch. In 1986, he was named Postmaster of the Year by the Ohio Branch.
Lloyd was a member of Lower Salem United Methodist Church, and served as a trustee and a member of Elk Township Grange of Noble County. He was Mayor of the Village of Lower Salem for 10 years. He served on the Board of Directors of the Lower Salem Commercial Bank until it was sold. He was a member of the Masterton Lodge 429 F&AM, serving as Master in 1958. He then served 46 years as their Secretary. He was a member of the Marietta Council 78, and a member of the American Union Chapter 1 Royal Arch Masons of Ohio. He was a member of Chapter 584 Order of Eastern Star, and served eight years as Worthy Patron.
On January 17, 1948, he married Thelma Rapp, and they recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Together they had three children, Linda (Robert) Mesnard, Dale (Joann) Ullman and Dwight (Vickie) Ullman. They have seven grandchildren, Shannon (Neal) Davis, Shane and Shawn (Sylvia) Sullivan, Todd (Christine) and Brad (Shelly) Ullman, Ross Gibson and Brooke Ullman; as well as five great-grandchildren. Lloyd has one sister, Jewel Ullman Baker of Caldwell.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel, 1021 Pike St., with Pastor Louis Verdi and Richard Saltzwedel officiating. Burial will follow in Salem Township Cemetery, with full military services by American Legion Post 64 and VFW Post 5108. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today, followed by Masonic Services and Eastern Star Services.
Memorials may be made to the Masterton Lodge, the Village of Lower Salem Community Building or the Lower Salem United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com