Gerald Dean Waugh, 67, of Kensington, passed away suddenly, Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Alliance Community Hospital.
He was born July 9, 1949, in Lynchburg, Ohio to the late John and Flora (Baise) Waugh. He retired from the GM Lordstown Assembly Plant, was a Fireman and EMT for the Beloit Fire Department, an officer and drum instructor for the Rangerettes, coached the Sebring-Westbranch Girls Softball and was a member of the UAW Local Chapter 1112.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Gwen (DeLauder) Waugh, whom he married Oct. 1, 1966; two daughters, Deanna (Rich) Lemasters of Minerva, Barbie (Allen) Church of Alliance; a son, Gerald "Skip" (Celesta Mullins) Waugh, Jr. of Middlefield; four sisters, Ferne Peterson of Wellsville, Wilma Lippincott of Delroy, Evelyn Phillips of Minerva, and Janice (Joseph) Phillips of Hurlock, Md.; one brother, Roy (Donna) Waugh of Kensington; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by a brother, John Waugh, Jr.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 24, at 2 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva. Burial will be in Heritage Memorial Gardens. Calling hours will be held Thursday, March 23, from 4-7 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Friday. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.