"A sad neglected Cemetary that is being forgotten by our leaders. The owners have abandoned it and the Township refuses to care for it. The Attorney General's Office has filed suit against it....but it sits in the hands of the legal system unkempt."
"A cemetery that is located at 4284 US RT 23 Chillicothe, OH 45601. The owners, Joseph Miller filed CH 13 after fleeing to Nevada, his partner Ronald Downey has fled to Michigan. Neither has left any means of upkeep and care of the grounds and are refusing to honor any of the prepaid services that have been purchased thru the cemetery.
The Attorney General filed a suit against the 2 owners in May 2012, with nothing of any signifigance being done to get a resolutiuon to the problem. One of the items Mr Miller is trying to do is surrender the property in lieu of taxes owed. By ORC the property would then be handed over to the Township that the property is located. (Huntington Twp, Ross County).
The problem is Huntington Twp has refused to accept responsibility for the grounds due to the trustees claiming they are not finacially able to maintain the grounds, they also state the have sought guidance thru their "Prosecutor" and have been advised that they do not have to take it. With all legal issues aside ..it is the attempt by this group to bring this tragic situation to the public and clean up the Cemetery grounds and find a resolution to further maint. of the grounds."