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Gary Lee Kunkler

December 29, 1947 ~ April 23, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

Gary Lee Kunkler, age 73 of Lancaster, Ohio passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster.

Born December 29, 1947 in Logan, Ohio he was the son of the late Raymond Nicholas and Joan Irene (Krannitz) Kunkler Sr.

Gary was 1966 Logan High School graduate. He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran. He worked as a meter specialist for American Electric Power with 30 years of service. Gary was a former member of St. John Catholic Church in Logan and later St. Mark Catholic Church in Lancaster. He was a 50-year member of the Lancaster Moose Lodge as well as American Legion, AmVets, and VFW all Lancaster Chapters. Gary was a regular volunteer for a Special Wish foundation. He drove in numerous demolition derbies and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, building houses, and was always willing to lend a hand. He never knew a stranger. Gary also enjoyed golfing, bowling, frisbee golf and was a huge fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. Most of all Gary was a proud dad and papa.

He is survived by one son, Eric (Kayla) Kunkler of Lancaster; two daughters, Melissa “Missy” (Lenny) Woltz of Lancaster and Raegan Kunkler of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren, Bishop and Kenya Reese, Abigail Woltz, and Greyson and Madelyn Kunkler; one brother, Raymond Nicholas “Nick” (Keri) Kunkler Jr. of Logan, Ohio; two nieces, Kortney (Cameron) Kiger and Kacey (Rob Mitchell) Kunkler; and other nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Roberts Funeral Home – Logan, Ohio with Joshua N. Martin officiating. A military service will be performed by the Hocking County Honor Guard.

Friends may call from 1:00 PM until time of service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made in Gary’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

Letters of condolence may be left at robertsfuneralhomelogan.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
May 1, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Roberts Funeral Home
60 West Hunter Street
Logan, OH 43138

Celebration of Life
Saturday
May 1, 2021

3:00 PM
Roberts Funeral Home
60 West Hunter Street
Logan, OH 43138

Donations

Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter
1379 Dublin Road, Columbus OH 43215

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