Michael J. Medal, age 51 of North Canton , Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday October 28, 2009. He was born on May 16, 1958 and was a 1976 graduate of North Canton Hoover High School. He worked as a Welding Inspector for 30 years. He was a very proud man, a hard working man, and loved his family and had heart of "Gold". He had a passion for Karate that his son Michael Joseph excelled in. Survivors are his sons, Michael Joseph, Lucas, Fiance Doreen Lemmert, Parents Patti ( Bob) Allen and Nick (Brenda Newhouse) Medal, formerly owner of Nick's Shoe Service, Canton Ohio. Two brothers Danny and Joseph (Shari). One Sister Gina (Jay) Nelson, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 am Saturday, October 31, 2009 at Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel 705 Raff Road SW, Canton Ohio 44710
Calling hours will be at the Reed Funeral Home on Friday, October 30, 2009 from 2-4p.m. and 6-8p.m. Those wishing to send their condolences or share a fond memory may sign the Reed online guestbook at www. reedfuneralhome.com.
"I am home in heaven, dear ones;Oh, so happy and so bright! There is perfect joy and beauty in this everlasting light. All the pain and grief is over, Every restless tossing passed; I am now at peace forever, Safely home at last."