Delia Cheesbro

January 3, 1940 - February 22, 2019

Delia Cheesbro, 79, of West Union, Ohio passed away on Friday February 22, 2019 at the Adams County Manor Nursing Home in West Union. She was the oldest daughter of the late Linn and Mae (Mumford) Hemingway. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her youngest son, Bobby Cheesbro.

De is survived by her children, Roger (Cheri) Cheesbro of West Union; Bill (Chris) Cheesbro of Bryan Ohio, and Mark (Shannon) Cheesbro of Wylie Texas; seven grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Kingston and Joy Van Eck of Edgewater Florida; one niece and one nephew.

De retired from the OVLSD after 20 years of driving a school bus and classroom aide. She had also worked as a nurse’s aide at several nursing homes. De attended the Bentonville Community Church as long as her health permitted. De was a warm and caring person who will be missed by many.

At De’s request, she will be cremated with private family services at a later date.


Dreama Storer - Mar 16, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with the family . De was an amazing mother and friend. She will be missed by her family and all if us who were lucky enough to call her friend. You will live on in our HEART'S .
Mike DeLong - Mar 11, 2019
I have known De for many years she was a caring and loving person she was the matriarch of her family not only a wonderful mother but a great friend her son Bobby was a friend of mine he took my knees to the high school prom Delia and I became friends when she worked for Dwayne Logan at the medical supply company it saddens my heart to know that such a wonderful person has left this Earth but what she left behind what is a legacy for her children to be the most loving and caring children in the world just like she was I am sorry for your loss. Mike
John R Lafferty - Mar 11, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with her family. I have missed our conversations at the Olde Wayside Inn.
Cynthia (Howard) Rader - Feb 27, 2019
Hearing of the passing of De saddens me deeply. I am so sorry for your loss.
Melanie Lulue - Feb 27, 2019
Sending prayers with hugs and love during this very difficult time. De was a very kind and caring person and is loved my many. I always enjoyed her life stories she would share with me. Heaven gained an Angel with a song in her heart!
Mark Hamilton - Feb 27, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss. I have great memories of De from when she was in the Peebles Methodist church choir and school bus driver. Please accept my sincerest condolences.
Diane Thomas Moore - Feb 27, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go with you.
Jay C. Prather - Feb 27, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Laurie Bourne Kelch - Feb 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss.
Laurie Bourne Kelch - Feb 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss.
Jacki Burgess Browning - Feb 26, 2019
My condolences to Dee's family.i remember living off Inlow ave when she drove the kindergarden bus and turned in our driveway .it was a tight spot and she always ran over our bush.years later we remembered and laughed about it..always remember her smile Rest in peace.
Fred Hamilton - Feb 26, 2019
My condolences to your family. I remember your Mother fondly.
Kris and Mike Brown - Feb 26, 2019
Very sorry to hear of your loss. Dee sang at our wedding 35 years ago. She had a beautiful voice! She sang like an angel. Our prayers go out to you.
Jed - Feb 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss
Marti Knauff - Feb 26, 2019
De was a very sweet and kind soul. So sorry for your loss
Lynda - Feb 26, 2019
I am very sad to hear of the passing of Dee. I loved her so much she was so sweet and kind. She help our family along with Joy and Marylin help care for our mama. I will never forget her my condolences to all in her family.
Sandy (self) Crabtree - Feb 26, 2019
I remember all of you when my aunt and I lived next door in Peebles, thought of ya often. Yer mom always treated as one her own. I know how yer feelin right now, just lost my only child last month (son). Please let's pray fer each other and know they're both singing with the Angel's. Will always remember the luv she showed me. Both will be missed much.
Judith Wingo - Feb 26, 2019
So sorry to hear about Delia's passing. She was such a sweet and caring person. Not to mention what a beautiful singing voice she had. She will be missed. Prayers for the family.
Kay Holden - Feb 26, 2019
Roger and Cheri, I'm so sorry for your lost. Dee was always there for those in need.
ADAM - Feb 26, 2019
I worked at SOMC in west union and every time she came in I was there. She was the sweetest person I've met. Going to miss seeing her!!
Kimberly - Feb 26, 2019
Aunt De was a very kind soul. She helped take excellent care of my son from the time he was 6 weeks old until he was 18 months. She gave him his love of dancing and singing. We were very lucky to have known such a wonderful person.
Donna Trotter - Feb 26, 2019
Roger & Cheri. So sorry for your loss.
Joanna Walker - Feb 26, 2019
Sorry for your loss Roger. Sending prayers for comfort and strength to you & your family during this difficult time.
Christopher Beam - Feb 25, 2019
Roger and Cheri please know my thoughts and prayers are with you both and the rest of the family. I don’t recall meeting her, however I feel as though I know her through pictures and stories Cheri would share. May she rest peacefully in Jesus arms.
Linda Worley - Feb 25, 2019
So sorry to hear this. She was a special friend to me. May the Lord grant you strength and comfort!