Gary J. Quallen, 69, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018. His wife, Georgann Namack Quallen, survives. They were married June 29, 1968. Mr. Quallen was born November 12, 1948 in Highland County, Ohio, son of the late Robert “Bud” Quallen and Iva E. Dean Quallen. He was a 1966 graduate of Wilmington High School and served in the U.S. Air Force from 1967 – 1971.
Mr. Quallen was a lifelong dairy farmer. He was a Clinton County 4-H advisor for 38 years and a longtime 4-H committee member.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Quallen is survived by a daughter, Terri (Gerald) Sandoval of Wilmington, Ohio; two sons, Donald D. (Renee) Quallen of Wilmington, Ohio and G. Eddie Quallen of San Diego, California; three brothers, Greg (JoAnn) Quallen of Wilmington, Ohio, Bob (Robyn) Quallen of Wilmington, Ohio, and John (Florence) Quallen of Wilmington, Ohio; a sister, Bev Adler of Texarkana, Arkansas; three grandchildren, Loren Quallen, Sarah Quallen, and Emily Quallen; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds Expo Center, 958 W. Main Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Mike & Nancy McCormick officiating. Friends may call from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds Expo Center. Burial will be in New Burlington Cemetery with Doug Quallen, David Quallen, Darian Quallen, Josh Quallen, Mike Alden, and Jon Welch serving as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Clinton County 4-H Committee, (Please make notation of Lawrence Dean Memorial Award in memo area), c/o of Clinton County Extension Office, 111 S. Nelson Avenue, Suite 2, Wilmington, Ohio 45177.