JACKSON — Chad Aaron Vanco, 41, of Jackson, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. Born June 30, 1972, in Gallipolis, he was a quality control technician for Sunpower Inc.
Chad is survived by his parents, Chuck and Cheryl Taylor Vanco, of Gallipolis; his wife Christy Short Vanco, of Jackson, whom he married on Feb. 4, 1995; two sons, Zachary and Dalton Vanco, both at home; one brother, Marc (Karen) Vanco, of Dayton; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Brad (Tonya) Cremeens, of Gallipolis; father-in-law and mother-in-law Troy (M.J.) Short, of Crown City; maternal grandparents Clinton and Virginia Taylor, of Rodney; nieces and nephews Josie and Ethan Vanco, and Alyssa and Noah Cremeens.
Also surviving are his wife's grandparents, Ervin and Agnes Short, of Crown City; his beloved dog Mattie; and a multitude of family and friends who loved him dearly.
Chad was preceded n death by his paternal grandparents, Joe and Ruth Vanco.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Ohio Valley Memory Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the "Team Chad Fund" at any branch of Wesbanco Banks.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.