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“My thoughts and prayers are with Ernie's family and friends at this time. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Erin Schlessman - Cleveland, OH

“So sorry to hear about Ernie, I can not think of growing up on Adams Street, without thinking of Ernie and his family. He was a good friend, can't...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Ross Hoff - Vermilion, OH

“Growing up next to Ernie was great, we spent a lot of time together riding to school in his car and riding the country roads at night in the winter...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Allen Thompson - Mesa, AZ

“All of us waffle house girls will truly miss you earnie...I will miss our conversations about all your life adventures..I will miss seeing your...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Kathie bortles - walbridge, OH

“May you always be watching over us. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Heather Downey - Charlotte, NC

“George, Victoria and Eric, So sorry for your loss, Ernie was a good man, very proud of his kids. I will miss the smile he always sported as well as...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tim Golden - Vermilion, OH

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Tim Golden - Vermilion

“Ernie was a long time family friend. So many fond memories of him coming to the house to play cards, helping Dad and Mom. Ernie Always had a smile...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Judy and Bob Murray - Lake Worth, FL

“George, Vic and family. My deepest regret for passing of Ernie. Let me know if I can do anything for you! ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Barry Hammond - Berlin Heights

“Leave a condolence or a memory. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Barry Hammond - Berlin Heights

“Remember Ernie at the parts counter at Kyle Motors when I was young and his fun personality. Peace to his memory. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Brian Kyle - Grand Rapids, MI

“Our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: The Staff of Riddle Funeral Home - OH


Ernest "Ernie" Elmer Fleming, age 78 of Rossford, Ohio passed away on March 26, 2015 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio surrounded by his family.
He was born on February 28, 1937 in Vermillion, OH to Elmer C. and Alice (Howell) Fleming.
Ernie was a graduate of Vermillion High School and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. After being honorably discharged Ernie went to work in his hometown of Vermillion at Kyle Motors and then Fulper Autoparts. Later he moved to Rossford and worked as a grounds keeper for various commercial properties in the area.
Ernie was a 32nd Degree Mason and was quite the collector. He enjoyed ice cream and especially enjoyed his time with family and his many friends in Rossford.
Surviving are his children, George Fleming, Victoria (Greg) Popkin and Eric (Sharifa Crawford) Fleming; grandchildren, Cassandra Fleming, Chase Popkin, Skylar Popkin, Caelynn Fleming and Jaidon Crawford. Also surviving is his brother, Gerald (Carol) Fleming; twin sister, Elaine (Dennis) McKern and sister, Dianna Crennan.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd on Monday, March 30, 2015 from 4 to 8 PM. Visitation will continue on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St, Vermilion, from 10 AM to 1 PM. A Funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 1:00 PM where the Vermilion Veterans Council will conduct Military Honors at the Riddle Funeral Home. The Rev. Jim Cooper will officiate. Interment will follow at Birmingham Cemetery. To leave online expressions of sympathy for the family please visit www.riddlefuneralhome.com or www.sujkowskirossford.com

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