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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Gary Curtis Yontz, Jr.

Gary Curtis Yontz, Jr. 51, residing in Richmond, IN, and formerly of Sandusky, died Sunday, January 24, 2016, at his residence, unexpectedly.

He was born on April 3, 1964 in Sandusky, and graduated from Sandusky High School.

Gary was employed by Berry Plastics for 21 years, and previously worked at Sandusky Plastics.

He was a U. S. Navy veteran.

Gary was loved by many. He was full of life and did everything he could to help anyone in need. He worked hard to support his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandbabies. In his free time, Gary liked to fish, watch NASCAR, football, and spend time with his close friends and family. He was truly a great and outgoing man who wanted nothing more than to bring a smile to everyone's face.

He is survived by his wife, Tracie (Williford) Yontz; parents, Gary C. and Kathy J. (Wilhlem) Yontz, Sr., Sandusky; daughter, Ashley N. Yontz; sons, Gary C. Yontz III, and Austin J. Yontz; grandchildren, Leanna Cook and Coltyn Cook; sisters, Deanna (A.J.) Cammalleri, and Vicki (Marco) Yontz; brothers, Gerry (Jody) Yontz and Michael (Nanette) Yontz; mother-in-law, Diane Beck, brothers-in-law, Shane Williford and Shawn Rachul; several nieces and nephews; special friends, John and Starr Cochran; and his dog and companion, Rex.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Edward and Carrie Yontz; maternal grandparents, Melvin and Katherine Wilhelm; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Friends may call on Thursday, January 28, 2016, from 5-7 P.M. in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 A.M. in Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Rev. Ralph Schibler will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, where the Marines Forever Honor Guard will provide the military tribute.

Memorial contributions may be made in Gary's name to Zion Lutheran Church, or to Victory Kitchen, 1613 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

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