Chet Lore, 54, of 223 Lynn St. in St. Marys, died at 5:43 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on June 20, 1958, in Dayton, to Louis and Mary (Dupont) Lore.
On June 30, 1979, on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys, he married Sueann Adams, who survives.
He is also survived by a daughter, Michele (Carl) Huber of Celina; three granddaughters, Karlee, Ashtyn and Brynly Huber; his mother, Mary Lore of St. Marys; a brother, Nick Lore of St. Marys; and his parents-in-law, Charles and Jeri Adams of Celina.
He was preceded in death by his father, Louis Lore.
He was employed by the city of St. Marys as chief engineer of the power plant until its closing, and then became meter supervisor/inspector for the electrical department.
Chet was a member of Eagles Lodge Aerie #767 and ABATE of Ohio (Region 3) motorcycle club.
Chet was a classic car enthusiast and liked riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Above everything else, he treasured the time spent with his granddaughters.
Rites are scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel) in St. Marys, the Rev. Bruce Head, officiating.
Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home on Ohio 703 West.
Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.