Biography: Gary Hildreth, age 75, passed away at Country Meadows Care Center of Bellville April 18. Gary was born to the late Elmer and Alwilda (Mason) Hildreth September 9, 1946 in Marion Ohio. Gary married Beate (Seiler) Hildreth who survives. Gary is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Delmer Hildreth and Joe Hildreth; sister, Barbara; and daughter, Michelle Snyder.
Gary is survived by wife, Beate Hildreth; children, Terry (Kim) Hildreth, Cory (Sabrina) Hildreth, Lorie Hastings; step-children, Bruce (Kristy) Riley, Robert Riley, and William (Jennifer) Riley; brother, Steve Hildreth; grandchildren, Natasha (Joe) Walter, Ashley Riley, Breana Hildreth, Alex Hildreth, and Cory Hildreth; great-grandchildren, Emma, David, Darren, Luke, and Finn.
Gary served in the US Army for 4 years. He was a former Moose member for many years. He enjoyed drag racing with his son. Gary was also a truck driver for many years. He loved spending time with his family and will be deeply missed.
Visiting hours are at Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home Monday April 25, from 1PM-2PM. There will be a graveside service following visitation at Oakwood Cemetery at 2PM. Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. Moments of remembrance may be left online at www.munzpirnstill.com