Orahood Harold E. "Gene" Orahood, went home to his heavenly father on Friday, November 16, 2013. He was retired from State of Ohio Department of MRDD. Attended Crosslink Community Church. Veteran US Army where he served in the Korean War. Preceded in death by parents Guilbert and Virgie, daughter Cathy Johnson, grandson Eric Johnson, great- granddaughters Skye and Riley Orahood. Survived by wife of 59 years, Ives; sons, David (Lisa), Gary (Marge), Terry (Teresa), Doug (Patty); son in law, Nick Johnson; brother, Richard (Lynn); 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; sisters in law, Phyllis Conkel, Glenna Kemper, Hester Booth, Sharon Hale, Virginia Jones, Joyce Wynkoop; numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Friends may call at JERRY SPEARS FUNERAL HOME, 2693 W. Broad St., Tuesday 5-8 p.m. where service will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday. Pastor Jesse Pratt officiating. Interment Alton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family asks that donations be made to the
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 18, 2013