Gary Keysor, 62

Gary D. Keysor, 62, Van Wert, Ohio, died May 24 at his residence. He was born in Van Wert, Ohio, to the late Kenneth Keysor and Arlene (Hyman) Keysor.

Gary was active in Farm Focus for many years along with 4-H. He attended the First Baptist Church, Van Wert. He was a lifetime farmer. Gary married Kathy (Glassburn) Keysor on April 5, 1975; she survives.

He is also survived by two children, Kenn (Stephanie) Keysor and Michael (Leah) Keysor, both of Van Wert; his father-in-law, Willard Glassburn, Wabash; a sister-in-law, Karen (Wayne) Carpenter, Wabash; several nieces and nephews, Kalee Carpenter, Ty Carpenter and Max Carpenter, all of Wabash, Tom (Heather) Hitchcock, Celina, Ohio, Brian (Tamara) Hitchcock, Van Wert, Amber (E.J.) Genato, California, Adam (Jamie) Wehage, Van Wert and Dawn (Matt) Freeman, Van Wert; sisters, Cheryl (Emmett) Gehres and Susan (John) Wehage, both of Van Wert; and six grandchildren, Dalton, Breanna, Emma, Claire, Beth and Joseph Keysor. He was preceded in death by his father, his mother-in-law, Helen Glassburn, and two brother-in-laws, Randy and Rodney Glassburn.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 31 at 10:30 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, Van Wert. Visitation will be held Friday, May 30 from 2-8 p.m. at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, and also one hour prior to the service at the church. Rev. Steve Robinson will be officiating the service. Burial will follow in Ridge Cemetery, Middle Point Ohio.

Preferred memorials are to the First Baptist Church, Van Wert, Ohio.

Arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.

Posted on 2014 May 28