Gary Wayne Zumbro
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ZANESVILLE: Gary Wayne Zumbro, 73 of Zanesville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at 3:15 PM Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Morrison House Hospice following a short illness. He was born Saturday, March 1, 1941 in Marietta, the son of Dana and Norma (Wilcox) Zumbro, Sr. He married Shirley Jean (Mellon) Zumbro on Saturday, March 5, 2005 and was a member of Cornerstone Full Gospel Church.
Gary served his country as a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Eagles Aerie 302, IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers), of Columbus and Zanesville and Malta VFW. Gary enjoyed hunting for ginseng and fishing and was a caring husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family.
Gary is survived by his wife of the home; six children: Gary (Connie) Zumbro of McConnelsville, Candy (Steve) Balderson of Stockport, Sandy (JR) Clark of Newark, Pam Zumbro of Stockport, Eric (Brenda) Kennedy and Robert "Lance" (Anita) Kennedy both of Zanesville; 14 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; two sisters: Jackie (John) Wogan of Malta and Mickey (Floyd) Corwin of Roseville; one brother: Tom (Pam) Zumbro of Chesterhill.
In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by two brothers: Dana Zumbro, Jr. and Jay Ferguson and one sister: Connie Bateson.
Friends may call from 2:00 to 4:00 & 6:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday, April 27, 2014 at The Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue, Zanesville. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, at Cornerstone Full Gospel Church, 4509 Salt Creek Drive, Duncan Falls, with Pastor Steve Harrop officiating. Burial will follow in Halleys Ridge Cemetery, Ava with Guernsey County Veterans Council conducting Full Military Honors. The family would like to acknowledge Pastor Steve Harrop and Colleen Furry for the care and attention given to Gary and his family during his illness. To sign the online register or send a personal note of condolence please visit www.hilliscombsnestor.com
Published in the Times Recorder on Apr. 26, 2014