Our Obituaries

Jimmie Doral Chaffins

August 23, 1940 - September 26, 2016

Jimmie Doral Chaffins, 76 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday September 26, 2016 at 1:25 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center. He was born August 23, 1940 in Garrett, Kentucky the son of the late Ivon & Nellie (Hicks) Chaffins. He retired from Corning Glass after 20 + years. He is preceded in death by his parents; 9 brothers & sisters. He is survived by his children: ...
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Deloris Violet Hyer

May 5, 1923 - September 24, 2016

Deloris Violet Hyer, age 93, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:20 AM at Brookdale Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on May 5, 1923 in Randolph County, Indiana, to the late Walter and Velma (Flory) Smith. Deloris is survived by her son and daughter in law, Steven & Maria Hyer of Colorado Springs, Colorado; granddaughter, Stephanie Hyer; brother...
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Marlene N. Ward

March 20, 1927 - September 23, 2016

Marlene N. Ward, age 89, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 1:05 PM at Village Green Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on March 20, 1927 in Versailles, Ohio, to the late Henry M. & Nola E. (Miller) Bowman. She is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Leslie E. & Debra Ward of New Madison, Ohio, and Roger & Danna Miller of Greenville; 5...
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Carl E. Wetzel

July 1, 1931 - September 22, 2016

Carl E. Wetzel, age 85 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away at 9:00 AM Thursday September 22, 2016 at his residence. Carl was born July 1, 1931 in Arcanum, Ohio and the son of the late Jasper E. and Mary H. (Fisherbach) Wetzel.He retired April 1, 1991 from Inland Manufacturing-General Motors of Vandalia after 30 years of employment and was a member of the Inland Retirement Club.Carl was a Veteran of the...
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Thelma S. Ross

March 29, 1918 - September 21, 2016

Thelma S. Ross, age 98, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 11:45 P.M. on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at Oakley House in Greenville. Thelma was born March 29, 1918, in Springfield, Ohio, to the late Otis C. & Pluma (Martin) Smith. Thelma is survived by her daughters & son-in-law, Lura Ross of Greenville and Roberta & Charles McIntyre of Fruita, Colorado; daughter-in-law, Patrice...
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Travis Andrew Hampshire

April 13, 1985 - September 17, 2016

Travis Andrew Hampshire, 31 of Bradford, Ohio passed away on Saturday September 17, 2016 at 1:35 PM at the home of his beloved sister. He was born April 13, 1985 in Greenville, Ohio the son of Diane & Chris Cundiff of Bradford and the late Timmy Hampshire. He served in the United States Marine Corps. He worked as a factory worker and a cook. He graduated from Franklin Monroe High School in...
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Virginia May Stigleman

May 9, 1925 - September 17, 2016

Virginia May Stigleman, 91 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday September 17, 2016 at 6:59 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community. She was born May 9, 1925 in Portage County, Ohio the daughter of the late Harry & Chloe (Halliday) McClintock. She is preceded in death by her parents; step son: James Stigleman; brothers: Edmund, Harold, Edger, & Jessie McClintock; sisters: ...
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Jacob Turner

April 10, 1997 - September 14, 2016

Jacob "Jake" Turner, 19 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Wednesday September 14, 2016 at 1:56 PM while living life to the fullest like he always loved to do. He was born April 10, 1997 in Kettering, Ohio the son of Lisa Shank of Greenville and the late James B. Turner III & step father Sylvain Shank of Greenville. He is preceded in death by his father; his grandfathers: Delbert Sams Jr.,...
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Jordon Allen Tedore

January 14, 1983 - September 14, 2016

Jordon Allen Tedore, 33 of Gettysburg, Ohio passed away on Wednesday September 14, 2016 at 7:05 AM at his residence. He was born January 14, 1983 in Greenville, Ohio the son of Gordon Tedore of Arcanum and the late Valerie Locke. He was a member of Solid Rock Apostolic Church; attended Edison Community College and loved his wife and kids. He is preceded in death by his mother; grandparents: ...
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Joshua Lee Shelton

September 27, 1988 - September 13, 2016

Joshua Lee Shelton, 27 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday September 13, 2016 in Miami, Florida. He was born September 27, 1988 in Greenville, Ohio the son of Thomas Shelton of Anderson, Indiana and Terry Shelton of Greenville. He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Ethel L. Price, Richard & Ava Dunne. He is survived by his parents; grandmother: Laura Bunger of Arcanum;...
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Daniel F. Kagey

May 31, 1964 - September 12, 2016

Daniel F. Kagey III, age 52 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 6:47 PM Monday September 12, 2016 in Greenville. He was born May 31, 1964 in Greenville and the son of Daniel F. & Teresa (Martin) Kagey Jr.Dan was a former 30 year employee of Lewisburg Container and a 1982 graduate of Greenville Senior High School. He was an avid golfer and a member of White Springs Golf Course and a member of...
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Thelma Jean Miller

March 15, 1926 - September 12, 2016

Thelma Jean (Detrick) Miller, age 90, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 12:50 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. She was born on March 15, 1926 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late John & Clara (Miller) Detrick. She is survived by her son and daughter in law, Wayne & Vana Miller of Blytheville, Arkansas; daughter, Kathy Miller of...
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Joel Edgar Bruss

September 29, 1950 - September 11, 2016

Joel Edgar Bruss, 65, of Greenville passed away at State of the Heart Care Center in the early morning hours of September 11, 2016 following a brief battle with cancer. The third child of the late Paul Edgar Bruss and Blanche Ellen Godown Bruss, he was born in Greenville on September 29, 1950. He graduated from Greenville High School in 1969 and enlisted in the Army on June 30, 1970. For much...
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Janey Christman

September 11, 2016

Janey Christman of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11:00 PM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center. She was born in Union City, Indiana, to the late James & Maxine (Halley) Hatfield. She is survived by her loving husband of 50 years John Christman of Greenville, Ohio; beloved son and daughter in law, John & Lisa Christman; grandson that was near and dear...
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Kenneth Eugene Anderson

February 18, 1938 - September 11, 2016

Kenneth "Kenny" Eugene Anderson, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 12:32 PM Sunday September 11, 2016 in the Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio. Kenny was born February 18, 1938 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of the late Chester and Irene (Hittle) Anderson.He retired in 2000 from the Union City Body Company after 42 ½ years. Kenny was a Richard Petty - racing fan, enjoyed fishing,...
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Russell Keith Cleere

December 14, 1978 - September 11, 2016

Russell Keith Cleere, age 37 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:20 AM Sunday September 11, 2016 at his residence. He was born December 14, 1978 in Peru, Indiana and the son of George Robert and Amanda J. (Hall) Cleere of Greenville.Russell was employed at Ft. Recovery Industries, a 1996 graduate of Greenville Senior High School, member of the Men's Fraternity of Greenville and was recently...
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Shane Arden Unger

October 10, 1980 - September 10, 2016

Shane Arden Unger, age 35, of Rossburg, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 8:10 PM at Mercer Health in Coldwater, Ohio. He was born on October 10, 1980 in Greenville, Ohio, to Mike & Jann (Mikesell) Unger of Versailles, Ohio. He is survived by the love of his life, Michelle Heindl of Rossburg, Ohio; daughter, Lexi Unger and son, Owen Unger both living at home; maternal...
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Jody L. Shuff

May 14, 1961 - September 9, 2016

Mr. Jody L. Shuff, age 55, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 1:57 PM at his residence. He was born on May 14, 1961 in Darke County, Ohio, to Dick Shuff & Betty Lou (Lipps) Reyna. He is survived by his daughters and son in law, Jamie Cook of Owensville, Ohio, Randi Painter of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Amanda & Josh Fiehrer of Loveland, Ohio, and Katie Shuff of...
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Francis William Compton

August 21, 1945 - September 8, 2016

Francis William "Jake" Compton, age 71, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 6:21 AM at Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on August 21, 1945 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late Sam & Mary (Cooper) Compton. Surviving is his wife, Betty (Preston) Compton of Greenville; children and their spouses, Tim & Linda Penkal of Bradford; Kathy & Donnie...
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Martha Marie Crawford

February 7, 1933 - September 7, 2016

Martha Marie Crawford, age 83 of Palestine, Ohio passed away at 5:00 AM Wednesday September 7, 2016 in the Rest Haven Nursing Home of Greenville. Martha was born February 7, 1933 in Darke County Ohio and the daughter of the late Chalmer and Almena (McCown) Okey.She was a homemaker and had been employed at the former Gade Nursing Home for many years. Martha was a member of the First United...
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Daniel Paul Massie

March 10, 1953 - September 6, 2016

Daniel Paul Massie, age 63, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on September 6, 2016 at his residence. He was born on March 10, 1953 in Huber Heights, Ohio, to the late Joanne (Loveland) Massie and Paul Massie. Survived by his wife, Gail A. Cooper whom he married on June 3, 1983; children, Jason Daniel Massie, Greenville; Jenny Marie Massie, Greenville; Benjamin J. Cooper (wife: Shannon),...
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Floyd James Whistler

January 25, 1938 - September 5, 2016

Floyd James Whistler, age 78, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:17 AM Monday, September 5, 2016, at Reid Health Center Richmond, Indiana. Floyd was born January 25, 1938, in Union City, Ohio, to the late Raymond and Hazel (Rhoades) Whistler.Floyd retired from Fram Corporation of Greenville and formerly worked at the Greenville Walmart Store. He was a Veteran of the US Navy serving from 1957...
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Timothy A. Ridenour

September 20, 1959 - September 4, 2016

Timothy A. Ridenour, 56 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday September 4, 2016 with his loving wife and caregiver by his side at the James Cancer Center at Ohio State University Medical Center. He was born September 20, 1959 in Shelby, Ohio the son of Jean & Mel Evenden of Troy and the late Clarence Ridenour. He served in the United States Navy. He retired from the Greenville Fire...
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Garry Lee Mitchell

September 3, 1945 - September 4, 2016

Garry L. Mitchell, age 71, of Union City, Indiana, passed away at 11:13 A.M. on Sunday, September 4, 2016, at IUH Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. Garry was born September 4, 1945, in Piqua, Ohio, to the late Thomas Mitchell & Joe Ann (Vanoy) Whittaker. Garry is survived by his children, Danny L. & Tammy Mitchell of Greenville and Marilyn & Kelly Brown of Union City, Indiana...
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Betty June Miller

June 10, 1920 - September 1, 2016

Betty June Miller, age 96, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 4:50 A.M. on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at Oakley Place in Greenville. Betty was born June 10, 1920, in Ansonia to the late Arthur & Ethel (Yockey) Riegle. Betty is survived by her children, Nancy & Bill Keiser of Arcanum and Mark & Joyce Miller of Lynn, Indiana; grandchildren, Kurt (Andria) Keiser of Tipp City, Kristy ...
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Mary Margaret Williams

November 13, 1921 - August 30, 2016

Margaret N. Williams, age 94, a resident of Oakley Place and formerly of 312 Ave. A. Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:15 PM Tuesday August 30, 2016 at Oakley Place. She was born November 13, 1921 in Greenville, Ohio and the daughter of the late John J. and Annabelle (Helm) Newbauer and married to the late Jim H. Williams.Margaret was a very active member of the First Presbyterian Church of...
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Lois A. Moore

July 25, 1942 - August 29, 2016

Lois A. Moore, age 74, of Greenville passed away at 3:30 P.M. on Monday, August 29, 2016, at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. Lois was born July 25, 1942, in Troy, Ohio, to the late Robert & Norma (Van Kirk) Zimmerman. Lois is survived by her husband, Don A. Moore whom she married July 25, 1961; children, Duane & Julie Moore of Greenville, Dennis & Christine Moore of Springfield,...
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Patricia A. Johnson

June 17, 1941 - August 29, 2016

Patricia A. Johnson, age 75, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 5:40 A.M. on Monday, August 29, 2016, at Kindred Hospital in Dayton. Patricia was born June 17, 1941, in Montgomery County to the late Elder Charles & Eva Irene (Anthony) Magoteaux. Patricia is survived by her husband, Marion Johnson whom she married August 29, 1982; daughter & son-in-law, Melissa (Magoteaux) & Kevin...
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Kathy Thatcher

November 22, 1960 - August 29, 2016

Kathy Thatcher, age 55 died peacefully on the 29th day of August 2016. She is preceded in death by her father: Larry Worthen; grandparents: Clara K. Hart, James and Ethel Worthen. She leaves behind her mother: Patty Worthen; fiancé: Pat Summers; 4 children, Jessica Gahret of Union City, Indiana, Blair (Christopher) Rogers of Greenville, Ohio, Westley (Shalee) Denney of Greenville, Ohio...
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Ralph W. Fasick

September 2, 1921 - August 28, 2016

Ralph William Fasick, age 94 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:50 PM Sunday August 28, 2016 at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville. Ralph was born September 2, 1921 in Arcanum, Ohio and the son of the late Ray and Clara (Fourman) FasickRalph started working at the age of 16 at the Nestle Milk Plant of Greenville. He was employed with Nestle for 50 years before retiring to...
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Elizabeth A. Eyer

February 8, 1952 - August 27, 2016

Elizabeth A. Eyer, 64 of New Madison, Ohio passed away on Saturday August 27, 2016 at 6:50 PM at Wayne Healthcare. She was born February 8, 1952 in York, Pennsylvania the daughter of Patricia (King) Hildebrand of Annapolis, Maryland and the late Eldon Hildebrand. She was the purchase clerk and Assistant to the Dean of Nursing at Edison Community College. She was a member of Castine Church of...
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Sue M. Searls

February 8, 1930 - August 22, 2016

Sue M. Searls, 86 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday August 22, 2016 at 5:57 PM at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. She was born February 8, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of the late Robert B. & Louise (Harding) Manuel. Sue was a supervisor at Darke County Human Services; a member of the League of Women Voters; Sorosis Literary Club; V.F.W. Ladies...
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Jack W. Powell

May 21, 1942 - August 21, 2016

Jack W. Powell, 74 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away on Sunday August 21, 2016 at 11:17 AM at his residence. He was born May 21, 1942 in Dayton, Ohio the son of the late Charles & Zinna Margaret (Thompson) Powell. He worked as an inspector for GM for 31 years. He was a member of the V.F.W. He is preceded in death by his parents; his Wife: Rebecca G. Powell on May 14, 2016. He is survived by...
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Margaret Marchal LeVert

July 6, 1944 - August 19, 2016

LeVert, Margaret Marchal (Peg) died peacefully at her home in PuntaGorda, Florida on Friday August 19, 2016. She was born in Steubenville July 6, 1944 to Herman and Rachael (Regnier) Marchal who predeceased her. The family soon moved to Greenville, Ohio. After graduation from Ohio Northern University, Peg practiced as a Registered Pharmacist in the Dayton area for many years. On April 14,...
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Leona M. Smith

November 26, 1925 - August 18, 2016

Leona M. "Lea" Smith, age 90 of Sunbury, Ohio and formerly of Greenville passed at 6:22 PM Thursday August 18, 2016 at the Country View of Sunbury. She was born November 26, 1925 in Hartford County Maryland and was the daughter of the late Samuel J. and Clara (Torbert) Waltimyer.Leona retired in 1987 from the former Ella Van Dyke St. Clair Home of Greenville, was a member of the Fort Jefferson...
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Michael A. Kniesly

August 22, 1960 - August 13, 2016

Michael A. Kniesly Sr., age 55, of Painter Creek passed away at 4:17 P.M. on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Michael was born August 22, 1960, in Greenville to the late Donald & Anita (Schultz) Kniesly. Michael is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Mike & Liz Kniesly Jr. of Arcanum; daughters & sons-in-law, Allison &...
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Anne D. Long

September 2, 1940 - August 12, 2016

Anne D. (Knapp) Long, age 75, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 2:31 P.M. on Friday, August 12, 2016, at Kindred Hospital in Dayton. Anne was born September 2, 1940, in Watertown, New York, to the late Arthur & Alza (Allen) Knapp. Anne is survived by her husband, Joyce L. Long whom she married November 26, 1959; daughter & son-in-law, Sandra & Jim Cole of Dillsboro, Indiana; son ...
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Arlene K. Fullroth

December 20, 1942 - August 12, 2016

Arlene Kay Fullroth, age 73, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 4:10 P.M. on Friday, August 12, 2016, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Arlene was born December 20, 1942, in Greenville to Lowell E. Carter of Greenville and the late Sarah K. (Grim) Carter. In addition to her father, Arlene is also survived by her husband, Junior Fullroth whom she married July 27, 1963;...
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Josephine T. Cipriani

January 22, 1923 - August 10, 2016

Josephine T. Cipriani, age 93 of Greenville, Ohio and formerly of Monessen, PA passed away at 9:27 PM Wednesday August 10, 2016 at Brookdale Assisted Living surrounded by her family.She was born January 22, 1923 in Monessen, PA and the daughter of the late Joseph and Carlotta (Agnolucci) Troilo.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eugene A. Cipriani May 11, 2005;...
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Marjorie Marie Townsend

May 4, 1924 - August 8, 2016

Marjorie Marie Townsend, 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday August 8, 2016 at 12:40 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community. She was born May 4, 1924 in Webster, Ohio the daughter of the late William & Bertha (Eib) Beanblossom. She worked at A. O. Smith in Tipp City for 25+ years. She was an avid quilter. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: William Townsend;...
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Darla J. Robbins

April 12, 1945 - August 7, 2016

Darla J. Robbins age 71, of Rossburg, Ohio, passed away at 10:35 A.M. on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at Kindred Hospital in Lima. Darla was born April 12, 1945, in Piqua to the late Alfred Riegle and Dorothy (Shepherd) Riegle Wade. Darla is survived by her husband, Rick D. Robbins whom she married May 18, 1991; daughter & son-in-law, Jeri & Rob Widener of Rossburg; step children, Charles,...
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Patricia I. Baker

November 29, 1928 - August 6, 2016

Patricia I. Baker, age 87 of Greenville, Ohio went to be with the Lord at 10:25 AM Saturday August 6, 2016 at the Oakley Place in Greenville. Patricia was born November 29, 1928 in Troy, Ohio and the daughter of the late Carl & Dora (Niswonger) Fry.After her high school graduation, she went to Cosmetology School in Dayton and became a Hair Stylists.Patricia was a member of the Ansonia United...
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Tim W. Wehrley

March 11, 1935 - August 4, 2016

Tim W. Wehrley, 81 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Thursday August 4, 2016 at 4:40 PM at his residence. He was born March 11, 1935 in Greenville, Ohio the son of the late Noah Clifford & Mabel (Custer) Wehrley. He worked as a Corrections Officer at the Darke County Sherriff's Office. He was a member of the Elks Lodge Greenville; Loyal Order of Moose Greenville; Fraternal Order of...
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Elias John Burr

August 14, 1999 - August 2, 2016

At 5:10 PM on August 2, 2016, at Greenville, Ohio, Bro. Elias John Burr passed into the more immediate presence of angels, who swiftly conveyed him from the scene of a tragic accident to a state of unbounded bliss. Bro. Elias was born on August 14, 1999 in Fairborn, Ohio. Angels rejoiced as he was born again on March 14, 2008, at the tender age of eight. A few months later he was entirely...
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Nina Ellen Hawes

February 19, 1940 - July 28, 2016

Nina Ellen Hawes age 76, of Greenville passed away at 7:26 AM on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville. Nina was born February 19, 1940 in Darke County to the late Chester & Dorothy (Bowers) Allread. Nina is survived by her husband, Charles W. Hawes whom she married June 30, 1961; children, Charles Mark & Molly Hawes of Greenville, Melissa Hawes & wife Melissa of...
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Douglas L. Black

September 27, 1945 - July 24, 2016

Douglas L. Black, age 70 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 12:39 AM Sunday July 24, 2016 at the VA Medical Center Dayton, Ohio. Doug was born September 27, 1945 in Greenville, Ohio and the son of the late Stanley W. and Janis E. (Besecker) Black.Doug was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the US Army. He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal with Valor and in April 2015 was inducted...
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Edith Marie Howell

June 7, 1941 - July 22, 2016

Edith Marie (Sell) Howell, age 75, of Colorado Springs, CO and formerly of Greenville, Ohio, passed away at 9:35 PM on Friday, July 22, 2016 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs.Edith was born June 7, 1941 in Troy, OH, the daughter of the late Creele & Susie (Lavy) Sell.She was married on May 3, 1958 to Jerry Howell, who preceded her in death on Aug 29, 2009.Edith was a bookkeeper for the...
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Heath A. Gessler

March 13, 1986 - July 22, 2016

Heath A. Gessler, age 30, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 at his residence. He was born on March 13, 1986 in Troy, Ohio, to Alan & Karen (Robison) Gessler of Greenville, Ohio. In addition to his parents Heath is survived by his brothers and sisters in law, Mike & Amy Gessler and Seth & Brittany Gessler both of Union City, Ohio; uncle, Terry Robison of Union...
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Kenneth E. Haines

September 11, 1926 - July 22, 2016

Kenneth E. Haines, age 89, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 12:30 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community, Greenville, Ohio. Kenneth Edward was born on September 11, 1926 outside of Greenville, Ohio, to Herbert & Mamie (Stephens) Haines. On November 16, 1946, he wed (Zelda) Lucille Delk. Sharing 53 years of married life, she preceded him in death November 28,...
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Donnie Joe Poteet

November 13, 1951 - July 20, 2016

Donnie Joe Poteet, age 64 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away at 9:04 PM Wednesday July 20, 2016 at his residence. He was born November 13, 1951 in Monterey, TN and the son of the late Joe Bob and Motie Mae (Maddle) Poteet.Donnie was retired as an Insulator from the International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Allied Workers Local 50.He was very committed to his hobbies and memberships...
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David R. Sloan

July 6, 1948 - July 18, 2016

David R. Sloan, age 68 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:20 PM Monday July 18, 2016 at Genesis Health Care Center Troy, Ohio. David was born July 6, 1948 in Corning, New York and the son of the late Raymond Francis and Harriett (Yawger) Sloan.He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the 299th Engineer Battalion C Company of the US Army. Dave was retired in 2001 from Corning Glass of...
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Robert D. Stauffer

May 28, 1925 - July 16, 2016

Mr. Robert D. Stauffer, 91 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday July 16, 2016 at 2:15 PM at State of the Heart Care Center. He was born May 28, 1925 in Savona, Ohio the son of the late David Arthur & Garnett E. (Hoff) Stauffer. He retired in 1987 from Shilo Markets of Dayton where he had been employed for the last 3 years as a meat cutter & prior employed for 18 years at Buchy...
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Robert D. Roll

December 21, 1928 - July 15, 2016

Robert D. Roll, "Bob", 87 years old, died July 15, 2016, in the compassionate and excellent care of Burke Hospice and Palliative Care following a period of months in declining health. Until very recently he had been living in Greensboro, NC since July of 1977. He was born on December 21, 1928 and reared in Greenville, OH, the only child of J. C. and Pauline (Poling) Roll. A 1946 graduate of...
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Ira J. Morrison

February 5, 1926 - July 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, OH.
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Rita A. Rice

September 15, 1953 - July 14, 2016

Rita A. Rice, 62 of Greenville, Ohio passed away passed away on Thursday July 14, 2016 at 1:59 AM at Reid Hospital. She was born September 15, 1953 in Urbana, Ohio the daughter of the late Victor & Ruby (Holderman) Smith. She was a hair stylist and owner/operator of Hair in Motion. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She is preceded in death by her parents. She is survived...
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Derek Seth Howard

August 27, 1992 - July 12, 2016

Derek Seth "D" Howard, 23 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away on Tuesday July 12, 2016 at his residence. He was born August 27, 1992 in Greenville, Ohio the son of Kathy (Dynes) & David Owens of Tustin, CA. and the late Eric Scott Howard. He was a Brick Mason and a member of the Heavy Metal Church of God, Greenville, Ohio. He was a very genuine and likeable person. He is preceded in death by his...
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Janet Josephine Coblentz

February 19, 1941 - July 11, 2016

Janet Josephine Coblentz, age 75, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016 at Kindred Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. She was born on February 19, 1941 to the late Frank & Christine (Guggenbiller) Leugers. She is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Jeffrey & April Brocious of Arcanum, Ohio, and Roger & Anita Brocious of Anna, Ohio; step son, Randy Coblentz of...
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Brian Robert Swihart

January 17, 1994 - July 6, 2016

Brian Robert Swihart age 22, of West Manchester, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Brian was born January 17, 1994 in Richmond, Indiana to Suzanne (Wonning) McCurdy of Richmond, Indiana and Charles Swihart of West Manchester, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Brian was also survived by his step father, Larry McCurdy of Richmond, Indiana; step mother, Susan (Bulla) Swihart of West...
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Maxine Weimer

June 10, 1927 - July 4, 2016

Maxine "Max" Weimer, age 89 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:06 AM Monday July 4, 2016 at her residence. She was born June 10, 1927 in Darke County Ohio and the daughter of the late Albert and Ruby (Harless) Fitzgerald.Maxine had been employed at the former Hamburger Shop, Whitecottons Drug Store and Beasecker's Cleaners. She was also known as an excellent seamstress.She was a member of...
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Elsie Marie Ashby

April 20, 1923 - July 2, 2016

Elsie Marie "Mouse" Ashby, 93 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday July 2, 2016 at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. She was born April 20, 1923 in Newport, Kentucky the daughter of the late Sherman & Bertha (Dispanette) Creager. She was a homemaker and a member of Palestine United Church of Christ. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Jewel Ashby in 1998;...
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Bernice Hawes

April 6, 1929 - June 30, 2016

.Bernice Hawes, 87 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Thursday June 30, 2016 at 9:41 PM at Heartland of Greenville. She was born April 6, 1929 in Vici, Oklahoma the daughter of the late Leland & Gladys (Tucker) Carney. She retired from Fram Corp. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Robert D. Hawes; Son: Steve Hawes She is survived by her children: Pat Bolinger of...
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Norma Ryan

February 11, 1936 - June 29, 2016

Norma Ryan, age 80 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:38 AM Wednesday June 29, 2016 in Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio. Norma was born February 11, 1936 in Union City, Ohio and the daughter of the late Paul H. and Mae Louise (Edwards) Sheets.Norma was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church Greenville, Ohio.In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by 2 sons Sean and Patrick...
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Linda Susan Stebbins

October 19, 1954 - June 28, 2016

Linda Susan Stebbins, age 61, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 6:26 PM due to an automobile accident. She was born on October 19, 1954 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Lee & Drucilla (McIntyre) Stebbins. Linda is survived by her husband, David Mangen of Greenville, Ohio, whom she married on August 19, 2007; son, Brian Peters of Greenville; step daughters, Denise...
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Ralph Riffell

December 16, 1915 - June 28, 2016

Ralph Riffell, age 100, passed away on Tuesday June 28, 2016 at the Brethren Retirement Community of Greenville, Ohio. Ralph was born December 16, 1915 in Darke County, Ohio and married Olive Sease on May 1, 1937. Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Osa (Poling) Riffell; his wife Olive (Sease) Riffell; a daughter, Gloria Riffell; a sister: Marie (Riffell) Steele; and a...
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Thomas J. Fisherback

September 26, 1950 - June 27, 2016

Thomas J. Fisherback, 65 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Monday June 27, 2016 at 8:16 AM at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center. He was born September 26, 1950 in New Madison, Ohio the son of the late John B. & Neva J. (Lipps) Fisherback. He was an Operating Engineer for 39 ½ years. He was a member of Greenville Masonic Lodge # 143; American Legion; & Am vets. He was...
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R. Jean Shepard

September 25, 1936 - June 27, 2016

R. Jean Shepard, age 79 of Greenville, Ohio and Bradenton, Florida passed away at 1:35 AM Monday June 27, 2016 in the Miami Valley Hospital Dayton, Ohio. She was born September 25, 1936 in Bryan, Ohio and the daughter of the late Lowell E. and Kathleen (Crommer) Williams.Jean retired in 1990 from the Greenville City School System having taught for 25 years, primarily 1st grade in the Woodland...
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George H. Hogge, Sr.

July 8, 1939 - June 26, 2016

George H. Hogge Sr., age 76, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:10 PM at Wayne HealthCare, Greenville, Ohio. He was born on July 8, 1939 in Harlan County, Kentucky, to the late Clyde & Eunice (Raulerson) Hogg. He is survived by his daughter and son in law, Bridget & Andrew Adams of Greenville; son and daughter in law, George H. & Vanessa Hogge Jr. of Coral...
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Virginia Miles

April 18, 1936 - June 21, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, OH.
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Joyce Pierron

December 26, 1942 - June 21, 2016

Joyce Pierron, age 73 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:40 AM Tuesday June 21, 2016 at Brookdale of Greenville. She was born December 26, 1942 in Union City, Ohio and the daughter of the late Ralph and Helen (Poling) Swank.Joyce was a very dedicated Registered Nurse retiring from Rest Haven Nursing Home and prior employed at Wayne Healthcare of Greenville.She loved to crotchet, play...
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Roberta J. Harden

May 21, 1956 - June 20, 2016

Roberta J. Harden age 60, of Greenville passed away at 8:34 A.M. on Monday, June 20, 2016 at her residence. Roberta was born May 21, 1956 in Piqua, Ohio to the late William & Maddie Marie (Tidwell) Harmon. Roberta is survived by her husband, Earl "Jimmy" Harden; sister, Eloise Engle of Sidney; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to her parents, Roberta...
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Norma J. Anderson

August 8, 1934 - June 16, 2016

Norma J. Anderson age 81, of Greenville passed away at 12:45 P.M. on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Kindred Hospital in Dayton. Norma was born August 8, 1934 in Muncie, Indiana to the late Amos & Bessie (Hartzell) Clawson. Norma is survived by her husband, John P. Anderson whom she married January 6, 1979; step-children, Jeff Anderson of Indiana, Amy Anderson of Indiana and Wes Anderson of North...
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Harold E. Stauffer

October 26, 1922 - June 14, 2016

Harold E. Stauffer age 93 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Hospice of Dayton. Harold was born October 26, 1922 in Butler Township in Darke County to the late David A. & Garnett E. (Hoff) Stauffer. Harold is survived by his daughters & son-in-law, Beverly Pressnall of Centerville and Gayle & James Harnisfager of Hilliard; son & daughter-in...
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Clarence Herman Wirrig

October 10, 1932 - June 13, 2016

Clarence Herman Wirrig, age 83 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:49 PM Monday June 13, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital Dayton, Ohio. Herman was born October 10, 1932 in Piqua, Ohio and the son of the late Leon and Bertha (Slade) Wirrig. Herman was retired as the owner and operator of the Antique Dining Room of Arcanum, Fairlawn Steak House of Greenville and lastly from the Darke County...
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Harold L. Weyant

October 10, 1937 - June 12, 2016

Harold L. Weyant, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:39 AM Sunday June 12, 2016 at Reid Hospital Richmond, Indiana. He was born October 10, 1937 in Darke County Ohio and the son of the late Charles and Isabelle (Manning) Weyant.Harold had formerly been employed in the Maintenance Department for the City of Greenville, Treaty City Coin and had worked as a bar tender at the Greenville...
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Edith I. Hawkins

September 14, 1916 - June 11, 2016

Edith I. Hawkins, 99 of Versailles, Ohio and formerly of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday June 11, 2016 at 7:20 AM at the Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. She was born September 14, 1916 in Darke County, Ohio the daughter of the late Roy & Anna (Cable) Anthony. She was a Home Health Aide and worked for 12 ½ years for the Darke County Health Department and 7...
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Opal Loretta Jett

June 8, 1929 - June 8, 2016

Opal Loretta Jett, 87 passed away June 8, 2016 at Wayne Healthcare in Greenville. Opal was born June 8, 1929 in Greenville. She was the daughter of Theodore Archey and Katholean (Epps) Archey. Opal attended the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio and she was a member of the Bethel Long Wesleyan Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Phyllis wood. She is survived by her...
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Kenneth G. Steiner

September 17, 1932 - June 5, 2016

Kenneth G. Steiner 83 beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on Sunday June 5, 2016 at 6:20 PM at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. He was born September 17, 1932 in Brookville, Ohio the son of the late Webster & Cora M. (Moore) Steiner. He served in the United States Army. He was a Route man for Miami Valley News Agency. He was a member of the American Legion; Jim...
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Albert W. Widener

June 24, 1939 - June 5, 2016

Albert W. "Al" Widener, age 76, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 5:43 AM at Heartland of Greenville, Greenville, Ohio. He was born on June 24, 1939 in Dayton, Ohio, to the late John W. & Evelyn (Mitchell) Widener. He is survived by his wife Grace (Baker) Widener of Greenville, Ohio, whom he married on December 28, 1957; daughters and sons in law, Sherri &...
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Elizabeth Anna Marie Hess

July 11, 1919 - June 3, 2016

Elizabeth Anna Marie (Steinke) Hess has went to be with loved ones on June 3, 2016. She had a full life passing on a month shy of 97 years on this earth. Mostly known by "Betty", she was a homemaker, church religion teacher at St. Louis Catholic Church North Star for decades, then later for Holy Family in Frenchtown. Betty was also on Ansonia Rescue Volunteer Squad until 82 years old. Born on...
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Eileen Rosalie Altenberger

January 24, 1924 - June 3, 2016

Eileen Rosalie Altenberger, 92 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday June, 3, 2016 at 3:10 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community. She was born January 20, 1924 in Newark, Ohio the daughter of the late Edward Clinton & Minnie (Heckman) Jones. She was a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: George Altenberger; son: George Altenberger Jr.; daughter: Sheryl...
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Stacie Marie Todero

July 22, 1992 - June 3, 2016

Stacie Marie Todero, age 23, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:40 AM at her residence. She was born on July 22, 1992 in Whetstone, Arizona to Babette & Galen Delk of Arcanum, Ohio, and the late Kirk Todero. She is also survived by her children, FarrahLynn Beth Harris and Ryker Ray Harris both of Greenville; siblings, Bryant K. (Katy) Hoblit of Winchester, IN,...
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Sue Ellen Hankins

February 10, 1952 - May 31, 2016

Sue Ellen Hankins, age 64, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 1:40 PM at State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on February 10, 1952 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late John & Velma (Hufnagle) Hankins. Sue is survived by several cousins and many dear friends. Sue dedicated her life inspiring disabled people to never give up and always reached...
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John Robert Hoblit

September 21, 1923 - May 30, 2016

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Virginia Day Yingst

December 16, 1944 - May 29, 2016

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Avo L. Sleppy

March 24, 1924 - May 29, 2016

Avo L. Sleppy, age 92, of Ft. Jefferson, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 1:45 PM at her residence. She was born on March 24, 1924 in Ft. Jefferson, Ohio, to the late Clisbia & Margeurite (Broughman) Wood. She is survived by her children, Kenneth L. (Edith) Sleppy Jr. of Greenville, Charles (Fiancee Connie) Sleppy of Greenville, June (Tom) Maloy of Greenville and Lesa (Will Rush)...
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Thomas Lee Bromley

February 15, 1940 - May 28, 2016

Thomas Lee Bromley, age 76, of Union City, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 1:40 PM at Reid Hospital in Richmond, Indiana. He was born on February 15, 1940 in Kokomo, Indiana, to the late Lee & Virginia (Knipe) Bromley. He is survived by his wife, Jean (Hilbert) Bromley of Union City, Ohio, whom he married on June 12, 2004; step sons and daughter in law, Tim & Julie Lykins...
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Florence Magoto

June 6, 1921 - May 28, 2016

Florence (Hoblit) Magoto, age 94, departed this life on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 9:08 AM at Village Green Nursing Home. She was born June 6, 1921 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Glenn R. and Gertrude (Townsend) Hoblit. She was the oldest of 10 children.In 1940 she married Marion J. Magoto. They had one son Terry who died October 30, 1991. Her husband Marion died November 29, 1993. In...
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Herschel L. Schultz

January 25, 1928 - May 26, 2016

Herschel L. Schultz, 88, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Herschel was born on January 25, 1928, near Bloomer in Shelby County, Ohio. He was the son of the late John and Ruby (Kinnison) Schultz. Herschel attended school in Covington and Gettysburg, Ohio. He served in the United States 8230th Army on the front line in the Korean conflict receiving the combat...
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James R. Mullins

October 30, 1928 - May 24, 2016

James R. "Jim" Mullins, age 87, of Gettysburg, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 4:49 PM at the Hospice Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. He was born on October 30, 1928 in Pine Hill, Kentucky, to the late Randolph Mullins & Mary E. (Jones) Chitwood. James is survived by his children, Mary Lynn of Greenville, Diane Shaneyfelt of Greenville, Sandra & Gregg McClellan of Eaton,...
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James Clyde Crotcher

September 1, 1947 - May 23, 2016

VERSAILLES - James Clyde Crotcher, 68, of Versailles, Ohio, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 23, 2016, after a 3-year battle with cancer. Jim is the son of Clyde and Isabelle (Fultz) Crotcher. He grew up on a farm in Bellevue, Ohio, and then attended the Ohio State University graduating with a degree in Animal Science. It was at Ohio State where he met his wife, Shirley Beard. ...
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Merlene Vanessa Scott

September 21, 1964 - May 22, 2016

On Sunday, May 22, 2016, Sister Merlene Vanessa Scott, assisted by the angels at 12:56 a.m., put off the robe of pain and suffering and is now clothed in a garment set ablaze with peace, joy, glory and everlasting contentment. She left us, but left no doubts concerning who she was - a Mother in Israel; no doubts as to what she believed - the Gospel of Jesus Christ; no doubts as to where the...
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Lowell E. Arnold

March 30, 1926 - May 19, 2016

Lowell E. Arnold, age 90 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:56 AM Thursday May 19, 2016 at the Village Green Healthcare Center. Lowell was born March 30, 1926 in Darke County Ohio and the son of the late Arthur W. and Mary E. (Byram) Arnold.He was retired from General Motors of Dayton where he had been employed for 31 years. He was a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge, Ancient Accepted...
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Patrick Thomas Esarey

May 7, 1929 - May 14, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, OH.
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Carl E. Trittschuh

November 1, 1930 - May 14, 2016

CARL EUGENE TRITTSCHUH Carl Eugene Trittschuh, age 85, Greenville, Ohio went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2016 at 9:40 P.M. He was surrounded by his family at Village Green Health Campus. Carl was born November 1, 1930 in a large country home in Yorkshire, Ohio. Son of Willie and Arietta Mae (Nottingham) Trittschuh. Carl attended a one room school west of Yorkshire, Ohio. He then...
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Rebecca G. Powell

January 4, 1947 - May 14, 2016

Rebecca G. Powell, 69 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away on Saturday May 14, 2016 at 1:36 PM at Sycamore Hospital, Miamisburg, Ohio. She was born January 4, 1947 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of the late Oral & Ruby (Coppock) Boldman. She was a Legal Secretary for Amick and Breaden Law Office. She was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary; she volunteered for the Darke County Red...
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Melinda Sue Back

November 21, 1986 - May 14, 2016

Melinda Sue Back, 29 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday May 14, 2016 at 12:29 AM at her residence. She was born November 21, 1986 in Greenville, Ohio the daughter of Steven & Dayna (Henry) Back of Ansonia. She worked at BSG. She is preceded in death by her grandparents: Wilma & James Henry & Hubert & Eva Mae Jubar. She is survived by her parents; her significant other:...
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Agnes Marie Damewood

September 4, 1951 - May 11, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, OH.
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George Tom Hoilman

September 30, 1928 - May 11, 2016

George "Tom" Hoilman, 87 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Wednesday May 11, 2016 at 9:25 AM at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. He was born September 30, 1928 in Dayton, Ohio the son of the late Fred Hoilman & Bertha (Pack) Hoilman Oiler. He was a member of St. Johns Masonic Lodge # 13, Dayton, Ohio; Antioch Shrine of Dayton. He is preceded in death by his parents. He...
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Paul E. Rhynard

August 10, 1946 - May 10, 2016

Paul E. Rhynard, age 69, died May 10th at his home in Rossburg, Ohio. He was born August 10, 1946 to Jane and Lloyd Rhynard (now deceased). He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Judy, his daughters Amy Perez of Maple Valley, WA, and Jennifer LaPoint of Alanson, MI. Their respective husbands RD Perez and Robert LaPoint, and four grandchildren, David Perez, Charlie, Madalaine, and Bella...
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Jessica Lynn Pierce Smith

March 21, 1984 - May 6, 2016

Jessica Lynn Pierce Smith, 32 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Friday May 6, 2016. She was born March 21, 1984 in Phoenix, Arizona the daughter of Lynnette Trent & step father Brian Trent of Greenville. She is survived by her parents; her husband: Joseph Smith; children: Seth Smith, Caden Smith, McKenzie Smith, & Ljay Smith; brother: Ryan Ruppe; numerous aunts, uncles, & cousins...
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