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Ernest Reier Flanigan

October 25, 1929 — September 6, 2022


Ernest Reier Flanigan, age 92, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at Riverside Hospital.

Preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Rita Isabel Flanigan, and parents, Ernest and Virginia Flanigan.

Survived by children, Stephen (Shelli) Flanigan and Paula (Ed) Wright; grandchildren, Eddie (Jamie) Wright, Eric (Alyson) Wright, Haley (Payden) Cherry and Torey (Nathanael) Vargo; great grandchildren, Bennett, Rowyn, and Breck Wright, Nixon Gantner, Olive Wright, Alice and Parker Cherry; Stephen Vargo.

Ernie taught school for 33 years in the Columbus City School system. He also served with the U.S. Army in Korea as a Provost Marshall. His favorite past-time was going to church. He was a long-time member of Trinity Assembly of God and served many summers as the Big Prairie Church Camp manager. Most recently, he was a member of Life in Christ Fellowship but also frequented small group Bible studies at Cypress Wesleyan and West Broad Nazarene. He was also known to hit a golf ball now and then.

Friends may call Monday, September 12, 2022, from 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, Ohio, 43026, where a funeral service will begin at 11:30 A.M. Pastor Robert Steinbrecher officiating. Interment follows at Sunset Cemetery, in Galloway, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ernest’s memory to the Gideon’s International.

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