2008-06-28 / Obituaries

Kenneth L. Gilmer

Kenneth L. Gilmer, 83, passed away Monday, June 23, 2008, at the Fairfield Medical Center.

He was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church, a member of the Baltimore VFW Post 3761, an avid fisherman and a lover of the outdoors.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Mary Gilmer; son, John (Rose) Gilmer of Baltimore; son-in-law, Ron Lutz of Baltimore; grandson, Chad Sims and family of Baltimore; and best friend, Casey.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents John and Myrtle Gilmer; sister, Winogene Welch; and daughter, Linda Lutz.

Services will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Johnson- Smith Funeral Home in Baltimore, and will be officiated by the Rev. Nancy Draves. A burial will take place after the service at Floral Hills Memory Garden.

Memorials in Kenneth's name may be made to either the Baltimore Basil-Joint Fire Dept. to the EMT Squad, 410 Washington St., Baltimore, OH 43105 or to New Zion United Methodist Church, 10991 Snyder Church Road, Baltimore, OH 43105.

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