Gerald E. Rinker, 47, of Willard, died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo.
Gerald was born May 21, 1964, in Willard, to Robert and Donna (Ward) Rinker, both of whom are deceased. He is survived by his lifetime mother, Diane Morgan, Nevada.
He also is survived by his fiancee, Nancy Gibson of Willard; three stepchildren, Jimmy, Kendra and Tara Cochran, all of Willard; two sisters, Angelia (Skip) Russell of Brokensword and Tina Rinker of Nevada.
He also was preceded in death by his brother, A.J. Rinker, and stepfather, J.P. Morgan.
His funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Matt Garrabrant officiating. Burial will take place at a later date at Attica Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gerald Rinker Memorial Fund in care of Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 401 S. Main St., Nevada, OH 44849.