Gary L. Allerding, age 71, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. He was born on November 11, 1949, in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of John and Helen (Reagh) Allerding.
Gary retired in 2003 after 38 years of employment with Big Bear in Mount Vernon. Gary enjoyed his time at Apple Valley Lake boating and water skiing. He also enjoyed taking the corvette out for an evening cruise.
Gary is survived by his children; Kathy (Bryan) Henwood of Fredericktown, Kevin (Laura) Allerding of Howard and Kim (Paul) Armstrong of Howard; seven grandchildren, Mac, Josh, Logan, Camryn, Jayce, Logan and Grayson; a brother, John (Sharon) Allerding of Dayton, his canine companion, Lucky and the mother of his children, Dee Allerding.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Debra Hammond.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 29, 2021, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home Lasater Chapel, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call from 12 noon until the time of service. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions in Gary’s name may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter.
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The Snyder Funeral Home Lasater Chapel is honored to serve the family of Gary L. Allerding.