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Kenneth S Gaines

February 1, 2016

Kenneth Samuel Gaines, 55, of Milford Center, died unexpectedly Monday, February 1, 2016 at his home. A maintenance associate of Comfort Inn in Marysville, he was well-known for his mechanic skills and abilities and was also associated with Picklesimer’s Garage in Milford Center. He was a former maintenance employee at the Wapakoneta Hotel. A 1979 graduate of Marysville High School, he enjoyed repairing and restoring small appliances and electronics. An artist, he also liked woodworking and made clocks and furniture. He will be most remembered for his kindness and compassion and caring of others. He was born June 14, 1960 in Delaware, Ohio to the late Elmer and Fanny Belt Gaines. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Carol Wilson. He is survived by two sons, Kenny (Becky) Gaines of Marysville and Christopher (Paula Latham) Gaines of Columbus; a grandson, Jeff (Kristin)Ruck; two great-grandchildren Darian and Layla; his siblings, David Gaines, Pam (Jim) Merriner and Kelly Gaines; his nieces and nephews, Clista, Jimmy and Matt (Kalyn); and many other loving relatives and friends, including Teresa Stanley and Bill and Harriet Pitt. The family will receive friends 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Underwood Funeral Home where a Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering will follow the calling hours


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