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Gary Reeder

1948 - 2018 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Gary Reeder Obituary
Reeder, Gary
1948 - 2018
Gary "Wally" Reeder, age 69, of Powell, Ohio, died March 9, 2018 after an exceptionally courageous battle with Neuroendocrine Cancer. U.S Navy Veteran of Vietnam War he retired from DSCC in 2010. Gary is preceded in death by parents Bill and Helen Reeder, mother-in-law Betty Lou Koll, sister-in-law Donna Reeder. He is survived by wife of 33 years, Kimberlee Reeder who he met and married after a whirlwind 10 week courtship; son, Christopher Reeder; brother, Rick Reeder; father-in-law, Jim Koll; sister-in-law, Debbie (Bob) Osborne; nephews, Matt (Donna) Reeder and Zach Reeder; niece, Courtney (Hans Steele) Kinnison; great nephews, Caleb and Jacob Reeder and Cameron Wolfe; great niece, Olivia Reeder; aunt and uncle, Susie and Kelly Rulong; best friends, Mark and Cindy Cutler. Gary enjoyed boating and travel, especially to the Florida Keys; riding his Harley or driving his Mustang convertible; singing and playing guitar with the Morgan After Group; he enjoyed coaching his son during OYAA football and baseball; visiting local wineries and college football especially The Ohio State University Buckeyes. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Friday, March 16, 2018 at RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 W. Olentangy St., Powell, OH 43065. Please wear casual attire with OSU apparel or your favorite college football team. Memorial Contributions may be made to: The Heather Pick Music Program, Fund #314278, c/o The Ohio State University Foundation, 1480 W. Lane Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43221 or Ohio Health Hospice, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214. Due to the exceptional care received at The James he was able to enjoy two additional years with his family and friends. To leave online condolences please visit: www.RutherfordFuneralHomes.com
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 11, 2018
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