Gary E. Wilhelm

September 6, 1947 - August 4, 2019
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Gary E. Wilhelm, 71, of Strasburg, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Mercy Medical Center at Canton.

Born September 6, 1947 in Dayton, he was the son of the late Everette and Wanda Jett Wilhelm. He was a veteran having served in the United States Navy and had formerly co-owned and operated Allied Restaurant Serv…

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Gary E. Wilhelm, 71, of Strasburg, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Mercy Medical Center at Canton.

Born September 6, 1947 in Dayton, he was the son of the late Everette and Wanda Jett Wilhelm. He was a veteran having served in the United States Navy and had formerly co-owned and operated Allied Restaurant Services in Mansfield.

Gary was a member and Elder of Jerusalem Church in New Philadelphia where he sang in the church choir and had also attended numerous “Promise Keepers” conventions. Gary had also formerly taught classes in HVAC and Refrigeration for the Greene County Career Center in Xenia.

Gary was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosa Lee Wilhelm and is survived by his second wife Judith A. Wilhelm whom he married September 25, 2010. Also surviving are two daughters, Lori (Brian) Luman of Xenia and Kelli (David) Wagner of Massillon; two step-daughters, Stephanie (Bill) Glazer and Laurie Fulller; a step-son, Jeffrey (Erin) Fuller; seven grandsons, Brady Wagner, Todd, Tyler and Casey Fuller, Steven (Beth) Baumgardner, Nivlek and MiKeilive Lewis and two granddaughters, Elizabeth (Jay) Johnson and Elodie Blanc; two sisters, Vicki Pemberton and her companion, Harlan Clemons and Margie (John) Wysocki and two brothers, Pastor Melvin (Pat) Wilhelm and Michael Wilhelm.

A funeral service celebrating Gary’s life will be held Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2 PM in Jerusalem Church at New Philadelphia with Rev. Dr. Tom Hendershot officiating. Burial will be in Jerusalem Church Cemetery where the New Philadelphia VFW will conduct military honors. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 5 to 8 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

The family requests that memorial contributions in Gary’s memory be made to Jerusalem Church, 1417 Stone Creek Road SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm

End Time: 8:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

End Time: 3:00 pm

Jerusalem Church

Address:

1417 Stonecreek Rd SW, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm

End Time: 3:15 pm

Jerusalem Church Cemetery

Address:

1417 Stonecreek Rd, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Jerusalem Church

1417 Stonecreek Road SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

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Born: September 6, 1947
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Jeff O'Guin posted on 8/9/19

To all the family and friends, LifeSpring Church and I express our deepest condolences. I know he is loved and will be missed. You all are in our prayers. Pastor Jeff O'Guin

 

Ed Cannane posted on 8/8/19

Sorry about your dad. Ed

 

brenda smith posted on 8/7/19

I am so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. I am sending much love to his family. I knew him as a young man.

 

Vivian Johndon posted on 8/7/19

Rest in peace, old friend.

 

Linda Greig posted on 8/7/19

I did not have the honor of knowing Gary. However, I know his daughter Kelli, which is testimony to what a great man he must have been. To Kelli and family, I send my sincere prayers and condolences for the loss of Mr. Wilhelm.

 

Sheri posted on 8/7/19

We all send you and your entire family our condolences. You are all in our prayers.

 

Lori Luman posted on 8/6/19

I love you daddy.

 

Janet M. Stull posted on 8/6/19

Dear Judy, I know we did not know Gary very long but sometimes friendship is instantaneous and doesnt need alot of time. Kendall and I were so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. We always loved our visits together and will miss him. God Bless you and help you get through this heartbreaking time. Love, Kendall and Janet

 

Marilyn Swaldo posted on 8/6/19

So sorry to learn of Gary's passing. He was a nice guy. You are in my thoughts now and in the days to come.

 

dana jones posted on 8/6/19

Jeff, Erin, Tyler and Casey, i am so very sorry for your loss.

 

Keith & Deb Zimmerman posted on 8/6/19

So incredibly sorry for your loss.

 

Juanita S. Coast posted on 8/6/19

Dear Kelli and family, God be with you during this hard time in your lives. You are in my prayers.

 

Cheryl Luman posted on 8/6/19

To all of the families of Gary Wilhelm from the Luman Family: We are all so sorry for your loss. May he Rest In Peace. I can remember meeting Gary for the first time at his daughters wedding my sweet daughter-in-law Lori Wilhelm Luman. He was very kind to us.

 

Jenifer Wieland posted on 8/6/19

Judy and family, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

 

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