Michael Gary Mapes, age 67, of Ashville, died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Mt. Carmel East Hospital. Born December 17, 1951 in Circleville to the late James F., Sr. & Elsie (Eblin) Mapes, he was a 1970 graduate of Teays Valley High School. He was retired from Wilson Turf and was formerly employed at Eastside Nursery.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Kathy (Forrest) Mapes; son, Kevin Mapes; brothers, Marvin Mapes, Ashville, and Dick Sahr, Pataskala; sister-in-law, Mary Mapes, Circleville; brother-in-law, Brad (Gerry) Forrest, Lancaster; aunt, Eleanor Mapes, Canal Winchester; many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Preceded in death by brother, James Mapes, Jr.; sisters-in-law, Sallie Sahr and Henrietta Mapes.
Friends may visit 5-8 pm Tuesday at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME, 650 W. Waterloo St., Canal Winchester, where funeral service will be held 11 am Wednesday with Pastor Allen Evans officiating. Interment Franklin Hills Memory Gardens.