Bruce “Scooter” Heminger

February 02, 1962 ‒ August 21, 2018

Galion, Ohio

Bruce A. “Scooter” Heminger, 56, of Galion passed away Tuesday, August 21, 2018 surrounded by his loving family in his home.

He was born February 2, 1962 in Galion and was the son of Clarence and Mary (Coats) Heminger.

Bruce is survived by his wife of 24 years Leslie (Wagers) Heminger whom he married on March 6, 1994.

Bruce graduated from Northmor High School in 1980 and has worked for over 20 years as an electrician for Tate Electrical in Iberia. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing and playing poker. Bruce was an avid Cleveland Browns and Indians fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Clay and Caleb Heminger both of Galion and Syd Wentz of Marion; daughter, Jessica Heminger of Ontario; granddaughter, Trennedy Auflick; father, Clarence (Linda) Heminger of Galion; mother, Mary Heminger of Mansfield; brothers, Bill (Donna) Heminger of Bellville and Brian (Vickie) Heminger of Mt.Gilead; step-brother, Dale Donnett and step-sister, Cher Lawrence of Galion.

He is preceded in death by a step-sister Connie Donnett and a nephew Nicholas Frankart.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 24 with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Bruce Heminger, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Rusty and I are so sorry about Scooter passing. Love and prayers to his family and friends in these tough times. He will be greatly missed.

  • Scoot, Cant believe you’re gone, but no more pain and discomfort. Sorry we never made it to see you in the last couple weeks, its not that we didn’t think about it. That’s why things shouldn’t be put off. Our Thoughts and Prayers to your family at this difficult time. Such a sweet guy you were and we always had a good laugh with you, and you will be missed by many.

  • Sending prayers up for the family. The void of Bruce not being here is always the toughest part. Hugs to you, Mary. Really tough to lose a son. Praying for strength for all of you to get through this tough time!!!

  • Dad,
    I will always love you. No more suffering, and you are free from the burden of this horrible disease. Rest In Peace ❤️

  • Never will forget the great memories we shared growing up RIP Bruce thoughts and prayers to my second family when I was growing up Love you guys

  • Mary and family – so very sorry in hearing the loss of bruce – he fought the tough battle. You are in my thoughts always.

  • So sad to hear the passing of your son Bruce. Please accept my deepest sympathy, my heart breaks for you pretty lady.