Brad Lee Kanniard, 27, of Delaware passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning (April 27, 2013).
He was born Oct. 19, 1985, in Delaware to Wayne and Linda (Johnson) Kanniard.
He graduated from Olentangy High School in 2004 and worked for McDaniels Automotive in Marion. He loved fishing and all sports, especially golfing, Frisbee golf, and volleyball. He was a very family oriented person and he also enjoyed spending time with his friends.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of almost five years, Ashley (Fry); son, Nathan Allen Kanniard and another son on the way, Aidan Bradlee Kanniard; his parents, Wayne and Linda Kanniard of Powell; brother, Dave Kanniard of Powell; maternal grandmother, Wilma Johnson of Grove City; mother-in-law, Renee Matvey of Powell; father-in-law, Dempsey Fry of Pataskala; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, and a niece.
The family will receive friends on Thursday May 2 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St. at Valleyside Drive, Delaware. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Linda Meredith officiating. Burial will follow in Cheshire Cemetery.
Contributions in Brad's memory may be made to the funeral home to help with expenses.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Kanniard family.
Condolences may be expressed and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Delaware Gazette on Apr. 30, 2013