Gary Newell WILLHELM


News Death Notice

WILLHELM, Gary Newell Age 69. Currently of Beavercreek, Ohio. Passed away on February 28, 2014 after a long illness. He was preceded in death by Father Bernard N. Willhelm and Sister Susan Glaser. Gary was survived by Mother Mary Jane Willhelm, Daughters Heidi Garlow(David) of Troy, OH and Betsey Striebel(Ken) of Santa Clara, CA. Granddaughter Lauren Garlow, Grandson William Striebel, Sister Christy Drury, Niece Erin Arlinghaus(Mark) and Nephew Matt Glaser. Gary was a 1962 graduate of Belmont High School. A Navy Veteran of Vietnam, he served aboard the U.S.S Frank E Evans DD754 and U.S.S. Estes AGC12. He retired as a member of Local Union 162 Plumbers and Pipefitters with 47 years. He started in 1966. Gary Loved to work on old cars, going to antique shows, flea markets, auctions, gun shows and swap meets. He also enjoyed working in his garden. A celebration of his life is being planned.

Funeral Home

Tobias Funeral Home - Beavercreek Chapel
3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd Dayton, OH 45432
(937) 427-1361

Published in Dayton Daily News on Mar. 9, 2014