Kuney, Gerald

Written by David Green.

Gerald Lee Kuney, 78, of Fayette, Ohio, died July 29, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Ann Arbor, Mich.

He was born Dec. 17, 1932, in Fayette, to the late Arlo D. and Delia A. (Hiser) Kuney.

Gerald was a life-long Fayette resident and worked in factories. He was most recently employed at ITT Industries in Archbold, Ohio. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1953-55. He is remembered for his ability to scuba dive, his enjoyment of fishing and camping, and for his love of his family and friends.

Gerald is survived by a brother, Allen Kuney, of Adelanta, Calif.; four sisters, Jeanette Kibler of Waldron, Mich., Arlene Wheeler of West Unity, Ohio, Mary Kuney of Fayette, and Margaret (and Bruce) Hayes of Frontier, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Neva Camadoll; and two brothers, Larry and Jerry Kuney.

Cremation has taken place and a graveside memorial service is planned at 11 a.m. Aug. 2 at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette, with Pastor Kim Repp officiating. Military rites will be performed in honor of Gerald’s service by the Fulton County Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are suggested to the Gorham Fayette Fire Department.

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