Obit CandleTommy Ray Reuter, 75, of Pomeroy, Ohio passed away on April 30, 2014. He was born on September 11, 1938 in Pomeroy son of the late Dr. Raymond C. Reuter and Myrtle Karr Reuter.

Mr. Reuter was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and frequently attended the Hemlock Grove Christian Church.

Mr. Reuter is survived by his wife of fifty-five wonderful years, Janice Riffle Reuter; his children, Rhonda (Deslar) Malone of Racine and Terry (Mandy) Reuter of Pomeroy; his grandchildren, Ryan Danna Davis, Rachelle Rae Davis, Reece Reuter, Layne Reuter and Carson Reuter; sister, Martha Jane “Marti” Rowe of Birmingham, Alabama; former son-in-law, Robert “Dan” Davis of Pomeroy; sister-in-law, Bernice Riffle of Pomeroy; several nieces and nephews; and numerous special friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtle Karr Reuter, father, Dr. Raymond C. Reuter, step mother, Frances VanCooney Reuter, and LeClair and Marguerite Karr.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 11:00am at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy with Pastor Martin Francis officiating. Burial will follow at Beech Grove Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 4-8 pm at the funeral home in Pomeroy.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Tom may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 231 E. Second St., Pomeroy, Ohio 45769 or to Hemlock Grove Christian Church, 39186 Hemlock Grove Road, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769.