FREDERICKTOWN — Lester D. Rinehart, 80, of Mount Gilead Road, Fredericktown, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born March 3, 1928, in Richland County to the late Glen and Lydia (Hildebrand) Rinehart. Lester retired in 1996 after 45 years of employment as a works manager for Kokosing Construction Co. in Fredericktown. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the Waterford United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Doris (Singrey) Rinehart; five sons, David (Kathy) Rinehart of Hebron, Dean (Marsha) Rinehart of Fredericktown, Dennis Rinehart of Fredericktown, Doug (Melanie) Rinehart of Centerburg, Dana (Cathy) Rinehart of Fredericktown; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Carroll (Marilyn) Rinehart of Tucson, Ariz., and Donald (Janet) Rinehart of Ashland; and a sister, Marilyn (Don) Rhodebeck of Mount Gilead.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at the Waterford United Methodist Church at a later date. The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Lester D. Rinehart.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.