Horst Jeffrey D. Horst, 53, of Hilliard, died unexpectedly at home, Monday, March 10, 2014. He was born May 27, 1960 in Columbus to Rosetta and the late John Horst. Jeff was a 1978 graduate of Westland H.S. and a 1983 graduate of The Ohio State University
where he was a decathlete for the Track & Field Team. He was the former owner of Powerhouse Gym in Columbus and Fitness Central in Grandview. Jeff was an avid golfer and loved to travel. He enjoyed attending OSU football and basketball games and Blue Jackets hockey. He was a member of the Hickory Hills Golf Club and the OSU Men's Varsity "O" Alumni Association. Jeff and Kathy were active in St. Agatha activities. Jeff was a devoted husband, easy-going, happy-go-lucky, and was always willing to help those in need. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Preceded in death by his father John Horst and father-in-law John Rast. Jeff will be missed by his loving wife of almost 18 years, Kathy Horst, Hilliard; mother, Rosetta Horst, Galloway; brothers, John V. (Carmen) Horst, Hilliard and James (Theresa) Horst, Galloway; nephews, Joshua (Carolyn) Horst and their daughter, Makayla, Palm Bay, FL and Jeremy (Kylee) Horst and their daughter, Alexis, Misawa, Japan AFB; nieces, Jessica (James) Meginnis, Hilliard, Kaity Feil, Galloway, and Jennifer Rast, Portland, OR; mother-in-law, Helen Rast; sister-in-law, Patricia Rast, Livermore, CA; and brothers-in-law, J. Edward (Mary) Rast, San Jose, CA and Peter V. Rast, Newport Beach, CA. Family will receive friends Friday, March 14, 2014 from 5-7:30 p.m. at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus, OH. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014 at St. Agatha Catholic Church, 1860 Northam Rd., Columbus, Fr. Daniel L. Ochs, Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jeff's memory to Make A Wish OH, KY, & IN, 2545 Farmers Dr., Ste. 300, Columbus, OH 43235. Visit www.schoedinger.com
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