Delphous, Gary

Written by David Green.

Gary Dean Delphous, 56, of E. Main St., Fayette, Ohio, died Sept. 22, 2012, at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, Ohio.

He was born July 18, 1956, in Toledo, Ohio, to Andrew A. and Dorothy Jean (Mininger) Delphous, and his mother survives.

Gary enjoyed playing the guitar and was a member of the Fayette Christian Church-Disciples in Fayette.

In addition to his mother, Dorothy, of Tucson, Ariz., Gary is survived by two children, Derek and Cassie, both of Calif.; two brothers, Steven Delphous of Tucson, Ariz., and Scott (and Jennifer) of Fayette; and several nieces and nephews, including nieces Kelly Delphous of Tucson, Ariz., and Mary Delphous of Fayette.

Gary was preceded in death by his father; a daughter, Shawna; and a brother, Ken Delphous.

Following Gary’s requests, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be planned for a later date.

Memorial donations are suggested to the family.

Arrangements were made by Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette.

 

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