Michael L. ‘Cheesie’ Chesbro
Michael L. ‘Cheesie’ Chesbro
July 15, 1975 – Dec. 20, 2017

CONVOY, Ohio – Michael L. “Cheesie” Chesbro, 42, of Convoy, Ohio passed away at 6:44 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 at his residence.

He was born July 15, 1975 to Danny and Jessie (Searfoss) Chesbro of Van Wert, Ohio. On Dec. 10, 2005 he married Amanda (Workman) Chesbro and she survives of Convoy.

Cheesie is also survived by his five children, Hailie L. Chesbro, Aleigh J. Chesbro, Derrius M. Chesbro, Dorian J. Chesbro, and Draven L. Chesbro, all at home; and two brothers, Tony and Scott Chesbro, both of Decatur, Indiana.

He was a 1994 graduate of Van Wert High School, currently worked at the Eaton Corporation in Van Wert and was a member of the Pioneer Christian Ministries of Van Wert, Ohio. Cheesie played co-ed softball and semi-pro football for the Lima Warriors and Decatur Patriots; coached youth football in Van Wert and Convoy; baseball and softball in Wren and Upward Basketball in Van Wert. He was very involved with outreach ministries, both at Pentecostal Way and Pioneer Christian Ministries and helped create the Turn Right, Go Straight program at Pentecostal Way Church in Van Wert. He was an avid fisherman and loved The Ohio State Buckeyes and Chicago Bears, but most importantly Cheesie was a mentor and life coach to not only his family, but to countless youth and others whose lives were touched by his positive attitude and a genuine personality.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 at the Family Life Center at Trinity Friends Church in Van Wert, Ohio with the Rev. Chuck Oliver officiating. Burial will follow at Convoy I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 at the Family Life Center at Trinity Friends Church in Van Wert, Ohio.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the Michael L. Chesbro Scholarship Fund.

Online Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com. Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.