Gary L. Dolan, 67, Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away at 7:34 a.m. April 21, 2021 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born in Weston, West Virginia February 8,1954, a son of the late William Francis "Bill" and Betty (Smith) Dolan. He was also preceded in death by a grandchild.
On June 30, 1973, he married Delores "Dee Dee" (Martindell) Dolan and she survives in Bellefontaine. He is also survived by sons, Gary L. (Anna) Dolan II of Bellefontaine, Jeff (Amy) Dolan of Kenton, Ohio, Nick (Teanda) Dolan of Bellefontaine; nine grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sisters, Sharon (Kenny) Rodgers of Massillon, Ohio and Betty (Jim) Burkhammer of Bellefontaine; brothers, William "Kenny" (Carrie) Dolan, Tom (Joni) Dolan and Terry (Tonia) Dolan all of Bellefontaine and many nieces and nephews.
Gary worked as a mechanic all his life learning the trade from his father. He owned and operated his own garages as well as working for Goodyear, Spring Hills Wrecking Yard and retiring from Monroe. After retiring, he went to work at Auto Zone and delivered parts locally. He loved fishing, working on cars, building race cars, camping at the Eagles Campground and was a Cincinnati Reds fan and loved going to the ballpark to watch games. He was also a fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes.
Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate a memorial service at 7 p.m. Monday, April 26, 2021 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Due to current pandemic orders, please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a face covering.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Dolan family.