2014-07-05 / Obituaries

Robert Edward Gierhart

Robert Edward Gierhart, 79, of Fairfield Beach, passed away June 26, 2014, at the Pickering House in Lancaster. He was born on December 1, 1934, in Columbus, son of the late Lamuel and Emma (Williams) Gierhart. Robert proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. A member of the Millersport Alturas Lodge #537, he was a 32nd Degree Mason of the Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Millersport American Legion and served as past chairman of both the Walnut Township Zoning Commission and the Fairfield Beach Property Owners Association. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and the outdoors.

He is survived by his loving family: daughter, Roxanne (David) Bailey; granddaughters, Tiffany and Brooke; and his halfsister, Ruthann Bracey.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his step father, Arthur E. Walters; his brother, James M. Gierhart; and his half-brother, Arthur C. Walters.

In accordance with Robert’s wishes, there will be no services.

Memorial contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to FairHoPe Hospice, Pickering House, 282 Sells Rd., Lancaster, Ohio 43130

Online condolences may be sent to: www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Gierhart Family.

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