VAN WERT, Ohio — Gary Lynn Haines, 69, of Van Wert, died at 8:07 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert.
He was born Aug. 11, 1944, in Kenton, Ohio, to the late Janet (Murphy) Haines and Leo Haines.
His life partner, Judy Boyd, survives in Van Wert.
Other survivors include children: Jonathan Scott Haines of
Hanoverton, Ohio, two aunts: Jane Murphy and Bea Haines, both of Van
Wert, and an uncle: Deo Haines of Van Wert.
From 1963-1968, Gary
worked for Penn Camera in industrial sales. From 1968-1985, he worked at
Kadet Photo in international industrial sales. From 1985-1992, he owned
and operated Gary’s Photo in Van Wert.
Gary graduated from Lima
Senior High, Lima, Ohio, in 1962. He was a veteran of the US Army
serving from 1962-1963. He was a member of the Van Wert Post American
Legion, V.F.W. and the Middle Point Amvets. Gary enjoyed playing pool,
cards, bowling and photography.
Services will be held at
11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home &
Crematory, Van Wert. The Rev. Gus Christo-Baker will officiate. Burial
will be in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, with military graveside services
by the Van Wert American Legion and VFW Posts.
Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is donor’s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.