Howard "Mick" Longnecker, age 76, of Castalia, died Wednesday morning, January 23, 2019, in his residence, following a lengthy illness.He was born July 15, 1942, in Sandusky. He drove truck his whole life and was a Steward for the Teamsters Union, he also owned and operated Longnecker Trucking Co. MIck farmed for many years, and raised fish and cattle. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and ran the Dusty Boots 4H Club.
He is survived by his wife LeArta "Lee" (Eitle) Longnecker; son Darrell (Lydia) Longnecker; grandchildren Ben (Skylar LaRock) Longnecker and Luke Longnecker; sister Karen (Bill) Sibley; brother in-law Tom Holmes; several nieces and nephews; and his yorkie "Lisa".
Mick was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Edna (Norman) Longnecker; and sisters Ruth Holmes and Mary Longnecker in infancy.
A celebration of life will be from 2-4 PM Saturday, January 26, 2019, at Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, OH 44824.
Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870. Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting www.ransomfuneralhome.com