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Harry Robert Gorman

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Gorman, Harry 1944 - 2017
Harry Robert Gorman's life, following a short battle with cancer, ended on October 31, 2017, when he was taken into heaven by his awesome Creator at the age of 73. He was loving, strong and courageous to the end. Rusty (as his friends and family knew him) was born to parents, Harry and Maxine Gorman on July 19, 1944 in Columbus, Ohio. He grew up as the eldest of three boys, protecting and loving his brothers; friends until the end of his days. Harry attended South High School and Gahanna High School where he excelled in drafting and mathematics. On January 18, 1965, Rusty enlisted in the United States Navy, serving as a Navigator on the USS Newport News in Virginia. He was stationed in the Dominican Republic, as well as numerous other places around the world. He was honorably discharged and thoroughly enjoyed serving his country. After leaving the Navy, Rusty worked as an electrician, to include notable jobs at the famous OSU Stadium (affectionately known as "The Shoe") and the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Harry Robert Gorman is survived by son, Joseph R. Gorman (Cynthia); daughter, Maria J. Halseth (Tom); and son, Michael J. Gorman (Susan); brothers, Bruce (Skip) Lee Gorman, Scott Alan Gorman; grandchildren, Heather Gorman, Kyle Gorman, Heath Gorman, Kelsey Gorman, Isaac Newman, and a grandchild to be born on November 29; as well as several nieces, nephews and friends. He is preceded in death by parents Harry and Maxine (Collins) Gorman, his second wife Julie (Reynolds) Gorman and his granddaughter Savannah Newman. A gathering to celebrate the life of Harry will take place at Buckeye Christian Church on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. Address is 1528 London Groveport Rd, Grove City, OH 43123. Service will be officiated by Pastor Stan ………A light meal will be served. The family is grateful for everyone taking the time to celebrate his life with us. In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer donations be made in his honor to the U.S.O. by calling (888) 484-3876 or visiting www.uso.org. Please call Cynthia Gorman with any questions at (614) 735-9589. He will be missed by all of us until the end of our days.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 3, 2017
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