Obituary of Wayne Randolph Reitz, Sr.
Stow - Wayne R. Reitz Sr., 78, left this earth suddenly on September 12, 2019. He was loved and will be sorely missed by many friends and family.
Born in Washington D.C., he was a Stow resident since 1998, and a U.S. Air Force veteran. Wayne had been employed as an art teacher with the Akron Public Schools for 26 years, and was a member of Christ Community Chapel. Wayne loved Jesus, his family and friends and was an avid Cleveland sports fan. He also enjoyed fishing, telling jokes and Bible study.
Preceded in death by parents Frank and Verionica (Pugh) Reitz, brother Frank Reitz and sisters Florence Collins and Bonnie Wade, he is survived by wife Coleen; sons Wayne, Jr., Jason and Joseph Reitz; daughters Jeannie Godwin, Nicki Cain-Ash and Jacqueline Yimfor (Emmanuel); grandchildren Alyssa, Jasper, Henry, Robert, Josie, Angela, Kayla, Jackson, Casey, Rylin, Marguerite and Samuel; great-grandchild Hallie Ann; brother William Reitz and sister Barbara Harris.
Pastor Joe Coffey will conduct service 11 AM Thursday at Christ Community Chapel, 750 W. Streetsboro Street, Hudson 44236, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.
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