He had been part owner of Shenandoah Truck Stop in Old Washington and was the former owner of Rocky’s Family Restaurant in Kimbolton.
He is survived by his former wife Lorene (Hamsher) Gingerich of Walnut Creek, Daughters Sharon Hall of Huron and Lois (Dave) Hostettler of Millersburg, grandchildren Eric Hall, Rachel Hall, Leanna (Curt) Russo, Hannah (Erik) Miller, Josh Hostettler and his fiancé` Emalie Aubin, Jon Hostettler and Jacob Hochstettler, 6 great grandchildren and 3 sisters Emma Yoder and Nora Miller both of Millersburg and Ida Gingerich of Walnut Hills at Walnut Creek.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his 2 brothers Atlee and Henry Gingerich and 2 sisters Nettie Hochstetler and Alma Kauffman-Yoder.
Services will be held on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM Berean Community Church in Wilmot with Pastor David Clemens and Pastor Erik Miller officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Creek Mennonite Church Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Church. Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home’s website to share a memory and sign the guest register.
Smith-Varns Funeral Home of Sugarcreek