Paul E. Gingerich
77, of TR 410, Millersburg, died Saturday Dec. 21, 2013 at Walnut Hills Nursing Home following a short illness. He was born April 1, 1936 in Holmes County to the late Emanuel and Lizzie Ann (Troyer) Gingerich. He had been part owner of Shenandoah Truck Stop in Old Washington and was the former owner of Rocky's Family Restaurant in Kimbolton.
He is survived by his former wife, Lorene (Hamsher) Gingerich of Walnut Creek; daughters, Sharon Hall of Huron and Lois (Dave) Hostettler of Millersburg; grandchildren, Eric Hall, Rachel Hall, Leanna (Curt) Russo, Hannah (Erik) Miller, Josh Hostettler and his fiancé, Emalie Aubin, Jon Hostettler and Jacob Hochstettler; six great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Emma Yoder and Nora Miller both of Millersburg and Ida Gingerich of Walnut Hills at Walnut Creek. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his two brothers, Atlee and Henry Gingerich; and two sisters, Nettie Hochstetler and Alma Kauffman-Yoder.
Services will be held Monday, Dece. 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. Berean Community Church in Wilmot with Pastor David Clemens and Pastor Erik Miller officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Creek Mennonite Church Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register.
Smith-Varns Funeral Home
1018 W Main St Sugarcreek, OH 44681
Published in The Times Reporter on Dec. 22, 2013