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Kerry Alan Buchenroth

August 16, 1953 — December 17, 2021

Kerry Alan Buchenroth

Kerry Alan Buchenroth, age 68, Lewistown, Ohio passed away at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 17, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio August 16, 1953, a son of the late Joe E. and Ethel Mae (Hurley) Buchenroth. In addition to his parents, Kerry was preceded in death by his brother, Kris (KT) Buchenroth.

On December 26, 1971, Kerry married the former Kim Elain Griffiths in Adrian, Michigan and she survives, along with their two children, Kelly Buchenroth, and Kaci (D.Rea) King; four grandchildren, Madi King, Austin King, Kolt Buchenroth, and Kody Buchenroth; four siblings, Bonnie (Dwight) Hansen, Cindy (Jack) Beuschlein, Susie (Eric) Whetsel, and Steve (fiancé Robin Brandewie) Buchenroth and many nieces and nephews.

Kerry had worked at Honda of America for 10 years prior to starting West Ohio Tool Co. November 11, 1989. He started the business with a desire to truly help others. Kerry was a troubleshooter, and a great mentor who believed in honesty and integrity. He loved life and enjoyed traveling, visiting national parks, old cars, and especially spending time with his family and dog “Benji.”

The family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 2021, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.

Per Kerry’s request, there will be no memorial service following visitation. It is requested that any guests attending visitation be symptom free.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Buchenroth family.


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Thursday, December 23, 2021

3:00 - 6:00 pm

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine

321 N Main St, Bellefontaine, OH 43311

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