BRINKHAVEN — Scott Thomas Gensert, 53, of Township Road 352, Brinkhaven, passed away Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 3, 1955, in Elyria, Ohio, to Daniel and Lois Anne (Mashinske) Gensert. He was a 1973 graduate of Elyria High School and was a proud graduate of Massage Therapy School in Westerville. Scott loved anything outdoors, such as hunting and archery. He was a life member of the Ohio Society of Traditional Archers and belonged to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.
He is survived by his mother; his loving wife of 31 years, Karen (Wise) Gensert; a son, Benjamin (Kathryn Agar) Gensert of Warsaw; two brothers, Joe (Judy) Gensert of Elyria, Hoot (Kathie) Gibson of St. Louisville; two sisters, Anne (Mark) Radosevich and Peggy (Chuck) Aliff, both of Grafton; father and mother-in-law, Paul and Jan Wise of Florida; sister-in-law, Sandi (Denny) Davis of Mansfield; brother-in-law, Bill (Mary Lu) Wise of North Ridgeville, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A celebration of life service will be Saturday, May 2, at 3 p.m. during the OSTA Shootout being held at the East Holmes Conservation Club, 6781 Township Road 310, Millersburg, OH 44654 (rain or shine) www.tradarchers.org. The family will also observe a memorial service at the Reichlin-Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland St., Elyria, OH 44035 at a date and time to be determined. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Scott Thomas Gensert.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Coshocton County or to the Kids Bow Program through The Ohio Society of Traditional Archers.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.