Michael Readnour

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April 21, 1942 - June 20, 2017

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Friday, June 23rd from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.


Saturday, June 24th at 10:30 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


Silent Home Cemetery


Michael Wayne Readnour, age 75, of Columbus passed away peacefully June, 20, 2017 surrounded by family. Proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1962-1965. He followed that with a career in law enforcement serving Grandview Heights Police Department for 22 years rising to rank of Assistant Chief. A member of the VFW Post 9857 and the FOP Lodge 9. After retirement he enjoyed traveling, spending time with his grandchildren and his beloved dogs. He was also an avid John Wayne fan and collector. He was known to many as a man of few words with a gift of wisdom. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda; sons, Don (Maria) and Brian; daughters, Connie Woods and Nancy (Jason) Nicodemus; sisters; Betty (Don) Ayers and Shirley Gallagher; grandchildren, Nicholas, Devin, Makayla, Cody, Colton, Reagan, Torri, Chesney, Rachel, Emma and Shyanne; brother-in-law, Jim (Margie) Steller; extended family members and friends, Mark Dinsdale, Steve Woods, Debbie Steller and Judy Steller; several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Alvin Readnour; brother, Alvin Jr.; brothers-in-law, Bill (Diane) Steller and Michael Steller; nephew, Danny Ayers. Friends may call Friday, June 23rd from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road, Westerville where a service will be held Saturday, June 24th at 10:30 a.m.. Interment Silent Home Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to FOP Lodge 9, Kobacker House or VFW Post 9857.


Nancy Michell - Jun 22, 2017

So sorry to hear about your Dad Brian. You and your family our in our thoughts and prayers. You have our deepest sympathy.
Love, Frank and Nancy

Patrick J Gallagher - Jun 22, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with you uncle mike was a very special man who was loved very much i will always remember his sense of humor and the tremendous respect i had for him he made me want to be a better man by the examples HE set he will be truly missed but will always be in our hearts we love you uncle mike till we see each other again may god take care of you love Patrick & Debbie Gallagher

Barb Strussion - Jun 21, 2017

Nancy, Jason and Family…sending you prayers and sympathy on the passing of your Father and Fater in Law. Love, Barb and Ron

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