GARY LEE SCHROER, age 64 of Anna, passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 10:49 PM at Mary Rutan Hospital. He was born on March 21, 1955 in Sidney, Ohio, the son of Roger Schroer of Sidney and the late Freda (Albaugh) Schroer.
On March 20, 1976 Gary married Beverly "Dianne" (Hughes) who survives along with their two sons, Roger (Melissa) Schroer, and Joseph (Laura) Schroer both of Anna, five grandchildren, Ashton, Paige, Vincent, Ayden and Lincoln, one sister, Cheryl (John "Jack") Richardson of Newnan, GA, and one brother, Neil (Genevieve) Schroer of Anna.
Mr. Schroer was a 1973 graduate of Anna High School. He was co-owner of Eagle Electric, and the owner/operator of Gary's Backhoe Service, and Gary's Rods & Restoration. He was a man who knew how to make a living doing the things he loved.
Gary loved John Deere Tractors, Hit & Miss Engines, and antique farm equipment. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. He was a father figure for many, and will be greatly missed.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10 AM at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home with Deacon Paul Luthman officiating. Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery in Swanders. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 8 PM.
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