MOUNT VERNON - The funeral for Nick Remillard, 20 of Gambier, will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at The Church of the Holy Spirit in Gambier with calling hours on Friday 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. at Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street. Remillard was found dead behind his home on Sunday. His cousin, Kevin Remillard has been charged with Nick's murder.
A GoFundMe campaign has been created in Nick's name to help cover the funeral costs. So far over $8,700 has been raised.
According to his obituary, Nick K. “Remi” Remillard was a 2015 graduate of East Knox High School where he played baseball. In his senior year Nick led the team in strikeouts with 41. He was also a member of the East Knox F.F.A. and Creative Kids 4-H Club. Most recently Nick was very active with the Gambier dog park and was beginning his own dog sitting business.
"He will always be remembered as a kind and compassionate young man that always filled the room with laughter and cheer. Nick never met a stranger and will be sadly missed by his family and many friends," the obituary reads.
Friends may call on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. A funeral service will be held on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 102 College Park Street, Gambier, Ohio 43022. The Rev. Rachel Kesler will be officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Gambier.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gambier Dog Park, C/O Village of Gambier, PO Box 1984, Gambier, Ohio 43022 or East Knox Baseball, C/O East Knox Athletic Boosters, PO Box 15, Howard, Ohio 43028.