George E. Gaines

April 30, 1952 ‒ May 20, 2004

Sunbury, Ohio

George E. Gaines, age 52 of Sunbury died Thursday, May 20, 2004 at Riverside Hospital.

He was born on April 30, 1952 in Columbus, Ohio to the late George and Lillian (Wolverton) Gaines. A graduate of Westerville High School Class of 1970, US Army Veteran, and retired superintendent with ODOT. He was a proud member of the Sunbury V.F.W. Post #8736 Honor Guard, member of Sunbury Eagles and Wyandott Archers.

He was an avid Buckeye fan, enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, wrestling, and was a former assistant coach for Big Walnut Middle School wrestling team.

Survived by wife Melinda: Sons Jim and George; Brothers Jim (Debbie), Gary all of Sunbury, Sean of Utah, Sister Michele (Jerry) Sorrell of Westerville, Nieces Elizabeth, Tiffany, Lindsey, Ashley, Nephew; Jeremy. To his fishing buddies he leaves behind many big fish. He was preceded in death by beloved pet Cheyanne.

Friends may call at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home SR 3 at 61, Sunbury on Monday from 6-8, where memorial and honor guard services will follow at 8:00 p.m., Pastor Vic Jungkurth officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the VFW Post # 8736 Honor Guard or charity of the donors choice.

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