He was born June 10, 1949 in Galion, Ohio the son of the late William Trainer and Freida (Field) & Dean Higgins. He was a U.S. Air National Guardsman, American Legion Post 286, New Carlisle and was employed at Speedway, Enon.
He is survived by his wife, Julie Trainer; children, Daniel & Paula Trainer, Jeremiah & Amanda Trainer, Melissa & Michael Puterbaugh and Brian Trainer; twelve grandchildren, Cheyenne, Kassandra, Cierra, Payton, Myah, Jeremiah, Jr., Chase, Averee, Zane, Kaylee, Clayton & Landon; brothers, Robert, Michael, James & Joann Trainer; sisters, Laura & Danny Young, Susan & Lonnie Prater; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Larry Trainer.
Visitation will be 5–8 PM Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN, DUNBAR & FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio with funeral service at 8 PM in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc. or the American Cancer Assoc. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to www.trostelchapman.com