- September 27, 1946 - January 21, 2013
- Mansfield, Ohio
of Jerry's Passing
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“Jerry and I worked together at Midwest Industries for several years. I retired in 1990, so I hadnt seen Jerry since then, kinda lost track of him..We...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Betty Wade - Willard, OH - Friend
“Just wanted to say thank you Osh for putting up with all of us girls as you drove us around from bar to bar watching over our backs the whole time....Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Kris Deaner - Shelby, OH - friend
“Sadden to hear about OSH passing away. Had many good times riding and partying together, ride free brother
3 of 18 | Posted by: Vikki & Denny Hoskins - Paulden, AZ
“My sympathies to Osh's family - I have many fond memories of partying and dancing with Osh in years past. Actually had the opportunity to dance with...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Janet Stover - Shelby, OH
“Rest in peace, osh!
5 of 18 | Posted by: Marlene - Shelby, OH
“To Osh's family,
Osh was one fun and happy guy. I still see him dancing ... its been many years since seeing Osh, but he certainly has a space in my...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Judy ter Braak-Montes - CA
“Chris i am so sorry about the passing of your dad he is in a better place now and is out of pain. you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers
7 of 18 | Posted by: Heather Conley - NC
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. We are so sorry for your loss...
8 of 18 | Posted by: Sara Lee Bliss - Mooresville,, NC
“To all of Osh Kosh's Family and Friends... I was honored with being able to call Osh my friend. He had that beaming smile with those dimples (that he...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Michael M. Utz "Utzie" - Shelby, OH
“Jerry and I grew up together and had lots of childhood through adult memories. Osh could be a little on the wild and crazy side at times, but I...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Greg Perry - Perrysville, OH
“Jerry's smile and sense of humor kept all us that knew him quite taken. He was a strong shoulder for me in the loss of my Brother, Tom Martin . He...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Cindy Martin Slater - LaGrange, MO
“To the family of Osh,
The years have went by way to quick. It sems like yesterday when ,we all were going to Courtney's Salon, the good old Shelby...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Pam Saunders (Rinehart) - IN
“From one Cains to the other,you will be missed but never forgotten.RIP Osh.
14 of 18 | Posted by: Danny Cains
“Jerry was a dear sweet man who always had a smile. We were neighbors on Stiving Rd. growing up and he was friends with my brother Greg. Jerry was...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Perry Smith - Orrville, OH
“Sorry to hear about the passing of Jerry. Glad I was in town last summer for his benefit at the VFW got to talk to him. I always looked at Jerry as...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Barry - Alta Loma, CA - Friend
“May all his family find comfort in knowing most all of Shelby folks share their pain with Jerry's passing. He was such a nice guy always there to...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Diana Harmon Workman - Shelby, OH
“Jack and family, you have our deepest sympathy on the passing of Osh. He has left us all with so many wonderful memories. We will never forget him ...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Larry & Jackie Smith - Galion, OH
Jerry L. "Osh" Cains, age 66, resident of Mansfield died Monday, January 21, 2013 at his son's residence in Shelby.
Born September 27, 1946 in Mansfield to the late Thurman and Georgia (Hamilton) Cains, he had been a Shelby-Mansfield area resident the majority of his life. Jerry was employed with MTD in Willard retiring in 2008.
Osh was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #763. He enjoyed motorcycles, fishing and hunting, loved to dance and hang with his friends.
He leaves behind his son and daughter-in-law, Christopher and Cody Ramey of Shelby; his grandchildren, Rossi and Hayden Ramey, one brother, Jack Cains and many caring friends.
A celebration of Osh's life will be held 4:00PM Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Shelby Eagles, 46 E. Main St. in Shelby. Food and music will be provided and all friends are welcome. Barkdull Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.