Gary L. Dingledine, 55

Gary L. Dingledine, 55, of 669 Grove Lane, St. Marys, died on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital.

He was born on March 10, 1959, in St. Marys, the son of Thomas and Patricia (Zumbroegel) Dingledine.

He is survived by his daughter, Chelsea (fiance Drew Klepinger) Dingledine of St. Marys, by a granddaughter, Kaleigh Klepinger of St. Marys, by his siblings, Dave (Sandy) Dingledine of St. Marys, Michael (Jane) Dingledine of Coldwater, Paul (Mindy) Dingledine of Celina, Mary (Mark) Cook of Springboro and by his beloved dog, Stain.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by an infant brother, Jay Dingledine.

Gary was a 1976 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School. He was employed at Thieman Tailgate and had previously worked at Minster Machine Company. He enjoyed spending time with his family, loved going for long drives in his car, fishing and golfing. He was a big fan of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Browns. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Funeral rites will begin at 3 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, the Rev. Barry Stechschulte, officiant.

Private family burial rites will be held.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. until the time of services on Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to Gary’s family via