Kevin W. Ivy

July 08, 1963 ‒ September 02, 2007

Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Kevin W. Ivy, 44, of 409 Beachwood Drive, Galion, died Sunday, Sept. 2, 2007 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, after a two day illness.

Born July 8, 1963 in Mt. Vernon, Ill., he was the son of Raymond Ivy and Venita Kay Duffner Ivy of Galion. He married Michele L. Wireman Ivy on July 15, 1986 and she survives.

He was a member of the Christian Life Center in Mansfield. He enjoyed building models of planes, trains and automobiles. He was a history buff, especially of the Civil War and enjoyed spreading the word of God. He worked as a merchandiser for Coke in Mansfield and at Pillsbury in Martel.

Surviving are his three sons, Jacob Ivy, Abram Ivy and Samuel Ivy, all of Galion; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Kenny and Debbie Ivy of Bucyrus and Keith and Becki Ivy of Greenwich; one sister and brother-in-law, Kathie and Doug Shifley of Galion and one sister-in-law, LeeAnn Ivy of Ontario.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kendall Ivy I and Kendall Ivy II.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007 at Christian Life Center, 961 Springmill Road/State Route 39, Mansfield, OH 44906 where services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 with Pastor Gary W. Hunt and Pastor Mark Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Richardson-Davis Funeral Home, 218 S. Market St., Galion, OH 44833.