2012-07-28 / Obituaries

Gary B. Karnes

Gary B. Karnes, 65, of Heath, died suddenly on July 23, 2012, at his home. He was born January 16, 1947, in Sayre, PA, the son of the late Lionel and Lena (Murphy) Karnes.

A skilled sheet metal worker, Gary was a member of Union Local #24 and retired from Columbus Heating and Ventilation.

Gary loved traveling, and was a member of the “Foretravel” RV group, American Motorcycle Association, and raced for the Kawasaki Racing team. In his younger years, he loved to go fishing in Canada. He was widely known as ‘everyone’s go-to guy”.

He is survived by his loving family: wife, Sharon; daughter, Alyssa (Jamie) Kimble; “adopted daughter.” Susan Little; sister, Judith Karnes; granddaughter, Josephine; and many, many friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Patrick.

Friends may call Thursday, July 26, 2012, from 6-8 p.m. at the Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, 285 East Main St (US Rt 40) in Kirkersville. Graveside Services will follow at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 2012, at the Fairmount Cemetery, near Jacksontown.

An on-line guest register, where messages of condolence may be left for the family is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral.com <http://www.hoskinsonfuneral.com>

Hoskinson Funeral & Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Karnes family.

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