Clarence Ronald Gatchel

Clarence Ronald Gatchel, 73 of Zanesville, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2023, at Select Specialty Hospital in Newark, Ohio.

He was born on September 2, 1949, in Zanesville, Ohio, son of the late Clarence Gatchel and Forest June Sudduth. Clarence served in the Marines and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was also a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his aunt, Ina Maxine Grubb; and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

No calling hours or services will be held at this time. Per Clarence’s wishes, a dignified cremation will be held. DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To sign the online guestbook please visit