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February 2, 2022

Richard William Hersh

Richard William Hersh age 68, passed away on September 15, 2921, in Sumter County Florida.

He was born on April 11, 1953, in  East Cleveland Ohio. His last residence was in Belleview, Florida,formerly a resident of Painesville, Ohio.

Predeceased by his father, Alvin William Hersh, on December 6, 1994.

Richard is survived by: Long time partner-Denise Plottke. Twins Brittany Nelson & Beau Nelson of Painesville, Ohio. Grandchildren Brianna, Lilianna, Landen, and Liam. Mother-Betty J. Hersh (Fidler) formerly of Chardon, Ohio currently in care Middlefield, Ohio. brothers, sisters, and in-laws-Steven, William (Bill) & Jean, Don & Chris, Hope & Harry. NiecesJessica, Rachel, and Amber. Nephews- Josh, William (Billy) and Lester. Great Nieces & NephewsRiley, Harmony, Xander, Allison, Donovan, and Avery. Close Friends-Jim and Dianna Duesler of Belleview, Florida.

Richard was a 1971 graduate of Chardon High School and served in the United States Army as was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He was a Sharpshooter–Expert M16–M79 & 45 Caliber and M60-2nd class. Richard served in Germany unti he was discharged in October 1973 with a Character Status of Honorable.

Richard was  previously employed by Chardon Rubber, Sanborn Plastics and the Union Club of Cleveland located in downtown Cleveland, Ohio where he was a Maintenance Technician.

Richard & Denise moved from Painesville, Ohio to Belleview, Florida a couple years ago to enjoy warmer weather and be with friends Jim & Dianna Duesler.Cause of Death and Service

Richard was admitted to the Villages Regional Hospital on 8/26/2021 and passed on 9/15/2021.

He was cremated and a small service was held in his memory at Roberts of Ocala Funerals & Cremations on September 22, 2021.


George Ronald Sisk

George Ronald Sisk, 83, passed away January 28.   Ronnie was born on July 31, 1938, in Miami, Florida. He was the son of George Fay Sisk and Francis Louise Rawls.

Ronnie grew up in Miami and was a member of the USAF and was stationed in Wyoming in the 1960s and worked with ICBM missiles.   When he came back to Miami he fell in love with and married Alice Fay Rosser Fultz.  Ronnie adopted Alices son from her previous marriage and in time they had a daughter Kerri Lynn. Ronnie enjoyed working for Southern Bell as it used to be called and worked there forty-four years until his retirement.  He then moved to Ocala and enjoyed making new friends. Ronnie loved sailing and camping with his family building model sailboats and enjoying his grandchildren.

Surviving are his daughter Kerri Putt her husband Trevor and their children, sons Kristopher (wife Anna), Cody (wife Jordan) daughters Klairissa Ann, Taylor Aleah, and Trinity Aldena. Great grandson Jaxon Denis Putt.  His previous daughter in law Dawn Sudbury Sisk and her children, Nathan, Johnathan, and Emily.  His adopted son Danny.  Ronnie will be buried with his wife Alice who pre-deceased him in Bushnell at the Florida National Cemetery.  Ronnie your smile and quiet laugh will be missed.

The family will receive friends at the Viewing at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 5946 SE Robinson Road, Belleview, FL 34420 on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, from 4:00 Pm to 6:00 PM. Funeral services will be at 10:00AM on February 2, 2022 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, Belleview. Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Condolences may be left at


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