Ruth Esther Moots, 94, of Wilmington, Ohio went to be with the Lord Saturday, February 17, 2018. Her husband, Wilbur L. Moots, preceded her in death February 13, 2009. Mrs. Moots was born September 24, 1923 in Wilmington, Ohio, daughter of the late Michael and Mary Farrah Slyby. She was a graduate of Wilmington High School.
Mrs. Moots had worked for the Cincinnati Milacron and then retired from Dayton Power & Light. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church and the Clintonnaires. She was active in the Wilmington Senior Center and loved to travel.
Mrs. Moots is survived by a daughter, Dianne Lee Moots of Dayton, Ohio; two brothers, Herbert H. (Loretta) Slyby of Hot Springs, Arkansas and David (Dottie) Slyby of Liberty Township, Ohio; three grandchildren, Shaun (Sarah) Hunter of Dayton, Ohio, Ester (Logan) Bravard of Columbus, Ohio, and Dwight Hunter of Columbus, Ohio; and five great grandchildren, Jason Hunter, Nicholas Hunter, Daniel Hunter, Asher Bravard, and Judah Bravard. In addition to her husband and parents, a brother, Abraham Slyby, is preceded in death.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Friday, February 23, 2018 at Faith Baptist Church, 1791 U.S. 68 N., Wilmington, Ohio with Pastor Jim Riggle officiating. Friends may call from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Faith Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 1791 U.S. 68 N., Wilmington, Ohio 45177.