Kathleen Ann (McCoy) Custer, 65, of Convoy, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 4:12 p.m. Wednesday, January 9, 2019. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and will be missed by her family.
She was born November 6, 1953, in Van Wert County, the daughter of the late Bob and Ruby (Stuckey) McCoy. On June 1, 1974, she married Randy Lane Custer, who resides in Convoy, OH.
Kathy retired as the secretary of 15 years from the Western Buckeye Educational Service Center. Previously she was employed at Central Soya in Decatur, IN, State Farm Insurance in Van Wert, OH, and Wrenco Trophy and Sportswear in both Wren and Convoy, OH. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Convoy, where she formerly directed the adult choir and served beside her husband as youth directors of Redeemer’s Lutheran Youth Fellowship (LYF) group. She loved attending sporting and music events watching her grandkids compete and perform in basketball, volleyball, softball, baseball, musicals and show choir.
Kathy is survived by her children, Tammy (Mark) Gregory and Tonya (Brian) Sheets, both of Convoy, OH, and Travis (Heather) Custer of Gahanna, OH. 10 grandchildren: Alexis, Bailey, Cali and Kaci Gregory, Austin, Trever and Connor Sheets, and Olivia, Chase and Grayson Custer. Also surviving are brothers Dennis (Jill) McCoy, Jeff (Gale) McCoy, Rick McCoy, all of Convoy and sister Sherri (Dave) Springer of Van Wert, OH.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 14, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Convoy, with Rev. Michael Saylor officiating. Burial will be in IOOF Cemetery in Convoy. Calling hours are from 2-7 p.m. Sunday, January 13, and an hour prior to services, all at the church.
Preferred memorials: Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Cowan and Son Funeral Home in Van Wert is handling the arrangements.