Biography: Floyd Joseph Reinhart, 76, of Sycamore, OH passed away, after a brief illness, on Saturday June 23, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Floyd was born November 18, 1941 in Seneca County to the late Simon and Christina "Betty" (Frankart) Reinhart. He was the last of his family to be born at home. His Father died at an early age and Betty married Lloyd LaFontaine who helped mentor and support the family. Floyd was first married to Ann M. (Bish) Reinhart on Oct. 28, 1967 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 16, 2005. He married Judith (Gearhart) Cover on December 29, 2007 and she survives.
Floyd is also survived by sons David of Boise, ID; Tim of St. Louis MO; and Brian of Cincinnati, OH; Step children Kelly (Chuck) Davidson of Bucyrus and Brian Cover of Akron; grandchildren Brooke and Dominique Reinhart; step grandchildren Kyle and Spencer Davidson and Kami Pelter; brothers Dale (Mary) Reinhart of Upper Sandusky and Daniel (Joanne) LaFontaine of Belair MD; sisters Judy (Carl) Hucke of Carey; Carolyn (Jim) Amburgey of Findlay; and Patricia (Joe) Stevens of Alvada, OH as well as numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by sister Mary Catherine Earl and brothers Donald and Eugene Reinhart.
Floyd graduated from New Riegel H.S. in 1959 and The Ohio State University in 1967 with a BS Degree in Economics and Sociology. He was always a proud Buckeye! He worked 36 years in Tiffin, Marietta, and Bucyrus for USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) plus detailed to Washington DC for over 10 years working on appeals and litigation projects. Floyd was an active member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He was a Fourth Degree member of the K. of C. of Bucyrus Council 711.
Floyd dedicated his life to the service to his family and others. He lived to serve farmers through his career, took communion to shut-in people, worked at the Holy Trinity Soup Kitchen and Cemetery, and served on the Board for the Crawford County Council on Aging. He served with a child like joy, laughing often and always sharing one more story.
While his roots were deeply planted in Crawford and Seneca Counties, Floyd traveled this country and world often learning, following his sons, and exploring the world he was in awe of.
He modeled to his family what it meant to be a loving husband, committed father and man of integrity.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., in the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Bucyrus, Ohio with Father Paul Fuhrbach as Celebrant, burial will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Alvada, OH. The family will receive friends at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home, Bucyrus on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm where Prayer Services will be held at 7:45 pm. The family suggest memorials be made in the form of contributions to the Holy Trinity Catholic Church Soup Kitchen. Expressions of sympathy can be left at www.munzpirnstill.com