Neil A. Zizelman,
53, died unexpectedly at 9:40pm June 23, 2017, at the Adena Regional
Medical Center in Chillicothe, OH.
He was born May 31, 1964, in Celina, OH to George and Esther
(Schumacher) Zizelman. On May 20, 2000, he married the former Heather R.
Carpenter, who survives.
Also surviving are his mother, Esther Zizelman, Rockford, OH; his sister
and brother-in-law Brenda (Brian) Williams, niece and nephew Riley and
Parker Williams, all of Troy, OH; and his canine buddies Molly and
Maggie. Preceding Neil were his father, George; his paternal
grandparents Charles (Norma) Zizelman; and his maternal grandparents
Paul (Gertrude) Leist.
Neil retired from Chillicothe Correctional Institution where he worked
as a corrections officer, secretary and OPI workshop specialist. He was
a graduate of Parkway High School and earned an associate's degree from
Hocking Technical College. Neil belonged to Scioto Lodge, F & AM No. 6,
where he served as Past Master; Arts & Sciences Lodge, F & AM No. 792;
and the Eagles Lodge, Shanes Aerie 1292 in Rockford, OH. He was a member
of the Friends of Hocking Hills and loved the outdoors and nature. He
enjoyed knife making and cooking BBQ.
A Masonic Funeral will be conducted at 7pm Friday, June 30, 2017 at
Haller Funeral Home & Crematory, followed by a Celebration of Life
ceremony. Friends may call Friday from 5-7pm at Haller's. His online
guestbook is available at www.HallerFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Friends of
the Hocking Hills, P.O. Box 101, Logan, OH 43138. Include his name and
Astronomy Park in the memo.