Doylestown, Ohio

Gary W. Tanner, age 72 of Doylestown, passed away Friday, December 17, 2021, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

He was a great husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Gary served our country in the Vietnam War, where he was awarded two purple hearts. He retired from B&W of Barberton. He will be greatly missed.

Gary is survived by his loving wife, Melody of 53 years; sons, Gary Tanner Jr. (Tammy), Michael Tanner (Stacey) and Keith Tanner (Amanda); grandchildren, Gary III, Amber (Josh Milbrodt), Ty, Dakota, Haylee and Wyatt; and three great-granddaughters whom he adored.

He will be cremated per his wishes. Services will be held at a later date at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, where he will be honored for his service to our country. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors.