LEETONIA, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Gary H. Lake, 68, died unexpectedly while doing what he loved, fishing at Westville Lake, Tuesday, September 14, 2021.
Gary was born August 6, 1953 in Wheeling, West Virginia, a son of the late Willard and Dora M. (Berry) Lake.
He worked as a truck driver for various companies for many years until retiring in 2013.
He enjoyed fishing and building things.
Survivors include his four children, Melissa (Randy) Reed of Washingtonville, Andrew (Jaime) Lake of Salem, Christopher (Denise) Lake of Wellsville and Gary Lake of Salem; his sisters, Janice (James) Mountz and Norma (Paul) Welsh, both of Lisbon; his brothers, Chuck and Paul Lake, both of Lisbon and Kenny Lake of Leetonia. There are eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Glenn Lake.
There will be a memorial dinner for Gary at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the Salem Salvation Army.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Weber Funeral Home. Leave condolences at www.weberfh.com
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A television tribute will air Friday, September 17 at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. on WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.