Lester Z. Gadd, 90, of Newcomerstown, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehab Center, West Lafayette.

He was born Thursday, September 30, 1926 in Tuscarawas County to the late Clarence and Charity 'Zimmer' Gadd. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in World War II. He was a supervisor at Heller Tool, a mason, and a carpenter. He was anmember of the Elks Lodge #1555 of Newcomerstown and American Legion Thomas C. Montgomery Post 431 of Newcomerstown.

He is survived by his children, Connie Minor of Pataskala, Thomas (Barbara) Gadd of Newcomerstown, Gregory Gadd of Newcomerstown, Joyce Gadd of Columbus; mother of his children, Peggy Gardner of Columbus; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 10 brothers and two sisters.

Private family services will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard, P.O. Box 66, Newcomerstown, OH 43832.

Addy Funeral Home are handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.