Rebecca Irene Besser

Rebecca I. Besser, 68 of Roseville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on October 31, 2022, at Altercare of Zanesville, Ohio.

She was born on May 7, 1954, in Newark, Ohio, daughter of the late Willis D. Boyd and Thelma I. (Watson) Boyd. Rebecca was a member of the Word of God Church of Ironspot. In her spare time, she loved to bake pies and cookies, mow grass, and she LOVED dancing. She was also an avid Elvis Presley fan.

She is survived by her mother, Thelma (Watson) Boyd; daughters, Holly Besser, Nancy Besser; twin brother, Robert Boyd; brother, Terry Boyd; sisters, Dianne Gussler, Debbie Sedlock; sister-in-law, Theresa Boyd; special friend, Dwight “Pops” Minner; special nurse, Judy Hatfield; many nieces, nephews, and friends; special dog, Tika.

In addition to her father, Willis D. Boyd, she is preceded in death by her brother, Charles Boyd; sister, Sherry Hittle Boyd; nephew, Charles Boyd Jr; and grandparents, Ethel Watson, Kenneth Ray Boyd, and Nancy Jane Boyd.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday November 3, 2022, from 2:00-4:00 PM & 6:00-8:00 PM at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home. Services will be held on Friday November 4, 2022, at 11:00 AM at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home with Pastor Nathan McDonald officiating. Burial will follow services at Smith Chapel Cemetery in Newark, Ohio (4895 Reform Rd. Newark, Ohio)

DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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