Forrest “Don” Rinehart

| January 21, 2019

COSHOCTON – Forrest “Don” Rinehart, age 85, of Coshocton, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2019, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 15, 1933 in Circleville, Ohio to the late Forrest M. and Marvene (Peters) Rinehart. On June 1, 1952, he married Carol Ann (Terry) Rinehart, who passed away in 2007. He was retired from AEP after 39 years. He was a part of the original crew that came to start the Conesville Plant. He loved and cherished spending time with his family whether it was fishing in Florida or tending the family vegetable garden. He also enjoyed tinkering with old cars. He was a member of the Coshocton Letterman Association, where he coached Little League football. He enjoyed watching Coshocton sports and was involved in the band boosters.

He is survived by his children, Dean (Judy) Rinehart of Zanesville, Tamara (Duane) Lewis of Wooster, Krista (Scott) Stoffer of Coshocton and Dawn (Larry) Tumblin of Zanesville; Grandchildren, Lauren Rinehart, Deana Tumblin, Devin Rinehart, Kendal (Justin) Miller, Geren (Raymond) Cunningham, Ethan (Drianna) Lewis, Brenner (Anna) Lewis, Ty (Kylie) Stoffer, Mackenzie Stoffer, Zachary Tumblin, Jericha Tumblin, Michaela Tumblin; 14 great-grandchildren and sister, Marjorie (Clarence) Happeney.

Along with his wife, he is preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Clarabelle and Jack Carter and grandson, Brett Rinehart.

Calling hours will be at the Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm and Thursday from 12pm to 1pm. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 1pm with Pastor Harold Sprague officiating. Burial will follow at South Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Community Hospice at 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, Oh 44663 or the Coshocton Senior Center at 201 Browns Lane, Coshocton, Ohio 43812.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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