Stephen D. Gerth

August 21, 1957 ‒ October 29, 2019

Galion, Ohio

Stephen D. Gerth, 62, of Crestline passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Signature HealthCARE in Galion.

He was born August 21, 1957 in Galion and was the son of the late Arthur and Janet (Younce) Gerth.

Stephen worked in maintenance at the former Caleb V. Smith in Galion and enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on cars.

He is survived by a brother, Mike Gerth of Crestline; sister Debbie (Rick) Heidlebaugh of Columbia, Tennessee; self-adopted children, Jason and Justin Loyer and Amanda Hamm and numerous nieces and nephews, including Jeanetta Elia, Michelle Mease, Ashley Warren, Casey Gerth, James Heidlebaugh, Randy Heidlebaugh and Christy McLain.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at CrossWay Assembly of God Church, 200 Gelsanliter Road, Galion, Ohio 44833 with Pastor Jeff Shaull officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

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




  • So sorry for your loss Mike and Debbie and family I won’t be able to make it cuz I. can’t leave work for it. Tim windbigler and family