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Larry T. Gauder, age 66, of Canal Winchester, died Thursday, November 17, 2022 at his residence. Born December 31, 1955 in Dayton to the late Merlin J. and Jeane E. (Hall) Gauder. Larry was a graduate of Stebbins High School in Dayton and served in the U.S. Navy. He was retired from DSCC in Columbus.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Lani Gauder; son, Nicholas Gauder, Canal Winchester; daughter, Melissa (Ryan) Wolford, South Korea; grandchildren, Kaylee and Rachel Gauder, Selah, Elias, and Lucia Wolford; and brother, Bob (Eileen) Gauder, Fairborn.
Larry was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Patricia Gauder.
A memorial service will be held 3 pm Tuesday, November 29 at the Pickerington Church of the Nazarene, 11775 Pickerington Rd NW, Pickerington, with his son-in-law, Chaplain Ryan Wolford, U.S. Army, officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 2 pm, and a reception will follow the service at the church. DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family with arrangements. Interment will be at a later date in Woodland Cemetery in Dayton.
Friends who wish may contribute in Larry’s memory to the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at https://www.giveto.osu.edu/makeagift/details/313545