Michael Wayne VanSchoyck


First Posted: 4/1/2012

LimaMichael Wayne VanSchoyck, 60, died at 10:49 a.m. March 24, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center.He was born Jan. 23, 1952, in Lima to Darwin and Ione Crow VanSchoyck, who preceded him in death. On Feb. 11, 1989, he married Joyce Higbie, who survives in Spencerville. Mr. VanSchoyck was a graduate of Lima Senior High School. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His hobby was classic sports cars. He will be remembered for his willingness to help anyone who was in need.Survivors also include three daughters, Michelle Carroll, of Spencerville, Jennifer (Sean Darlington) VanSchoyck, of Spencerville, and Hilly Phillips, of Lima; a son, Jason VanSchoyck, of Muncie, Ind.; nine grandchildren, Scott II, Victoria, Hayleigh, Hannah, Sabastian, Charisty, Brittney, Steven and Trent; two great-grandchildren, Scott III and Kayleigh, four brothers, Donald (Leota) VanSchoyck, of Findlay, Bill (Diane) VanSchoyck, of Lima, Jack (Michelle) VanSchoyck, of Pennsylvania, and Terry (Penny) VanSchoyck, of South Carolina; two sisters, Sharon Craun, of Lima, and Cheryl (Jim) Reynolds, of Coldwater, He was preceded in death by a brother, John VanSchoyck.Services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel. Jim Fletcher will officiate. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be sent to Michael W. VanSchoyck Memorial Fund at any Huntington Bank.

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