Louis "Tex" Gerlach

Louis "Tex" Gerlach

CIRCLEVILLE: Louis "Tex" Gerlach, of Circleville, born July 11, 1937, passed away March 9, 2014, at the age of 76. He is the son of Ralph and Ada Gerlach.

He is preceded in death by his parents; loving wife, Maxine; and grandson, Jacob Curtiss.

He is survived by his brother, Carl Gerlach of Amarillo, TX; children, Cathy (Paul) Curtiss, Brian Gerlach, Julie (Brian) Leonard; four grandchildren, Katie, Kyle, Kristi, and Kendra Hupp.

He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church, and retired from Dupont and enjoyed watching good old western's listening to the Gaither's and loved his chocolate.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: TSA Tourette Syndrome Association at 42-40 Bell Blvd, Bayside, NY 11361.

Visitation will be 4 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday at the Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger funeral home. Funeral service will be held at 11:30 am on Thursday at the Calvary U.M.C. 427 S. Washington St, Circleville. Private graveside service will be held at a later date at Forest Cemetery.

Arrangements were made with Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral Home, 151 E. Main St., Circleville. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Tex.

Funeral Home

Defenbaugh-Wise-Schoedinger Funeral Home
151 E Main Street Circleville, OH 43113-1725
(740) 474-3750

Published in the Chillicothe Gazette on Mar. 12, 2014