Carl D. Renkert, age 83, of Zanesfield, Ohio passed away at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born in Logan County Ohio March 7, 1937, to the late Harold Keller and Helen Elizabeth (Carter) Renkert.
On June 29, 1959, he married the love of his life, Linda Lou Lenhart and she survives. Along with his wife of sixty years, he is also survived by his sons, Michael (Kris) Renkert and Jeffrey (Angie) Renkert; grandchildren, Janalea (Dennis Hooker) Jones, Dylan Renkert, and Whitney (Cody Pugh) Renkert; fourteen great grandchildren, Austyn, Amiah, Adyen, and Axtyn Jones, Adelynne, Tharyn, and Hudson Renkert, Nash Pugh, Dillon, Kaeleigh, and Colton Hooker, Kaylie, Braxton, and Macie Pugh; a brother, Richard (Barbara) Renkert; sisters, Barbara (Don) South, and Margret “Peggy” (Charles) Johnson and many nieces and nephews.
Carl loved to farm. He worked at Westinghouse, was an electrician with his son at Renkert Electric and worked for ODOT before retiring. Carl was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a member of the Zanesfield United Methodist Church and loved watching The Ohio State Buckeyes football and basketball teams. He also loved watching all his great grandchildren in their sporting events. All who knew and loved Carl will miss him.
Visitation will be held Thursday, March 19, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
Pastor Jessica Cavinee will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 at the funeral home.
Burial will follow at the Zanesfield Cemetery with military rites provided by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
Our dear husband, father and grandfather deserves a beautiful tribute. However, we appreciate in this unknown time with the COVID-19 pandemic that attending visitation may not be in your best health interest. Please be with us in prayer, and feel free to leave an online condolence on Carl’s obituary page.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
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Zanesfield United Methodist Church
2880 Main St., Zanesfield OH 43360