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Gary Arnold Neff

d. December 15, 2020

Gary A. Neff, age 75, of Mt. Sterling, OH, passed away on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, at Mt. Carmel Grove City Medical Center.  Born in Pickaway County, OH to the late Earl and Doris Neff, Gary was a graduate of Monroe High School and was a veteran of the Ohio Army National Guard.  Gary was very active in the Mt. Sterling community.  He served 10 ½ years as Pleasant Township Trustee, served on the Boards of Trustee of Tri-County Joint Fire District, the Sterling Joint Ambulance District, and Pleasant Township Cemetery.  He was a member of Bloomingburg Lodge #449 F.&A.M. and was a 32nd degree Mason.  In 2019, Gary served as Grand Marshall of the Mt. Sterling Fourth of July Parade.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters Jeannie Tallman and Bonnie Neff.  Gary is survived by his children: Craig (Saundra) Neff, Jared (fiancé, Lisa Cole) Neff and Julie (Thom) Simpkins, his grandchildren Taylor and Garrett Neff, sisters Dixie Shipley and Becky Van Dine, and their families, long-time friend Sandra Lukens, and many friends.  Graveside Services will be held 1:00 p.m. MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2020 at PLEASANT CEMETERY, Mt. Sterling, OH.  DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE OBSERVED AND FACIAL COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED WHILE IN THE CEMETERY.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 or online:  The Porter-Tidd Funeral Home, 331 W. Main St., Mt. Sterling, OH 43143 assisted the family.  Please visit to send your condolences to Gary’s family or share a favorite memory.

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