PIQUA - David A. Gerlach, 48, of Piqua, died at 2:55 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2013, at his residence. He was born April 5, 1965, in Piqua to Donald L. and Carol A. (Hemminger) Gerlach of Piqua.
In addition to his parent,s he is survived by his wife, Stephanie J. (Cole) Gerlach; a son, Kyle Gerlach of San Angelo, Texas; a daughter, Abby Gerlach of Piqua; a step-son, Cody Lee of Piqua; a sister, Deborah (Ron) Kiser of Piqua; a brother, Steve (Linette) Gerlach of Bradford; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Gerlach was a graduate of Piqua Central High School and was employed at the Upper Valley Career Center in its maintenance department. He was a United States Marine veteran
. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, hunting, and coached Little League football and baseball teams.
A service to honor his life will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home with Pastor Curtis Duncan officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad immediately following the service. His family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Patriot Guard Riders, c/o Tatum & Associates, Inc., 6641 E. 85th St. North, Owasso, OK 74055. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com