Our Obituaries

Mary Anne Young

March 17, 1932 - December 12, 2017

YOUNG, Mary Anne, age 85, of Kettering Ohio passed away on December 12th, 2017. Mary Anne was born in Detroit Michigan to Sarah and Walter Gauntt on March 17th, 1932. Mary Anne was a shining light, she never knew a stranger and was a positive uplifting force to everyone that was lucky enough to know her. Mary Anne was proceeded in death by her husband George Young. Mary Anne is survived by her...
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James Todd Landsiedel

August 1, 1958 - December 11, 2017

LANDSIEDEL, James T., age 59 of Washington Township passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at River Oak Assisted Living after a Lengthy Illness. Jim was born on August 1, 1958 in Dayton to James A. and Edna L. Lansiedel. He was also preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother, Edna "Edie"; a sister, Lisa Landsiedel; four cousins; and many wonderful friends. Jim worked for...
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Foley L. Parker

May 24, 1925 - December 10, 2017

Foley Parker of Kettering, OH, departed earth for heaven on December 10, 2017, at 92 years old, one day after his 73rd anniversary to his surviving wife, Freda (Cox) Parker, who nurtured, loved, and cared for him. He was born on May 24, 1925, in Laurel County, KY, to the late Lee and Bessie Parker. He was preceded in death by three sisters, three brothers, and a very special granddaughter,...
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Thea Antoinette Berus-Jones

February 5, 2015 - December 9, 2017

Thea Berus-Jones was born on February 5, 2015. Thea went home to be with the angels on December 9, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father, Todd Berus and her uncle Carl Allen. Thea leaves to cherish her memory her loving and dedicated mother, Dounisha Barwick-Jones, stepfather Hussain Madouh, special uncle Michael Jones and aunt Sierra Berus. Left to cherish her precious memory are her...
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Isabella Marie Brown

February 29, 1920 - December 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Ruth Ellen Shepherd

September 7, 1929 - December 6, 2017

SHEPHERD, Ruth Ellen Hackenberger, age 88 of Dayton, Ohio passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Cypress Point Health Campus. Ruth was born on September 7, 1929 in Findlay, Ohio to the late James and Thelma Ernst Hackenberger and was the oldest of 9 siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy. She is survived by her daughter, Pamela (Ron) Himebaugh; son, Steve (Sherry)...
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Judy Ann Garrison

July 21, 1955 - December 3, 2017

Garrison, Judy Ann, age 62, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017. Judy was employed for 44 years at Kettering Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Donna and Lawrence Parker. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Jerry Garrison; sisters, Bonnie (Carl) White, Sandra (Don) Ohnewehr, and Connie Bigelow; sisters-in-law, Dorothy (Tim) Coldiron and Mary Garrison; brother-in...
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Lillian May Gillespie

August 16, 1950 - December 2, 2017

GILLESPIE, Lillian M., of Eaton died December 2, 2017. Lillian was born in Dayton, Ohio August 16, 1950 to Allen and Hilda Gillespie, she is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Bill and Iris Gillespie of Kettering, Ohio; her sister Marjie Gillespie of St. Petersburg, Florida; niece Krista Gillespie Darkow and her husband David of Centerville, Ohio and their daughters Alyssa Wall, Danielle...
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Stanley Ervin Bostic, Jr.

January 4, 1941 - November 30, 2017

BOSTIC, Stanley Ervin, Jr., age 76, died peacefully at home on Thursday, November 30, 2017 in Centerville, OH. He was born on January 4, 1941 in Charleston, WV to Stanley and Norma Lee Bostic. He graduated from Stonewall Jackson High School, and received B.S. degrees in Math and Physics from West Virgina State University. In 1962, he married Sharon Elizabeth Suter and together they raised their...
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Patrick Trant McQuillan

June 13, 1970 - November 29, 2017

McQuillan, Patrick Trant, beloved father, husband, brother, son and uncle, passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the age of 47. Patrick was born on June 13, 1970 in Dayton to the late Roy and Doris (Trant) McQuillan. He is preceded in death by his brother Matt McQuillan and infant son Declan McQuillan. He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Suzanne; four children Teagan, Kenna, Garrett and...
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James Paul Smith

August 17, 1929 - November 29, 2017

SMITH, James P. Sr. was called to be with our Lord Jesus on November 29, 2017. Jim was born August 17, 1929 to Alexander and Clara Smith in Warriors Mark, PA. On June 16, 1962, he married the love of his life, Lillian Grace Gambini. They had 48 wonderful years together before Lillian's passing in 2011. Jim is dearly missed by his adoring children: Kathryn Murphy (Todd) Kennesaw, GA, James P....
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Daphne Jenks

May 23, 1932 - November 29, 2017

JENKS, Daphne Gilveli, age 85 of Kettering passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Daphne was born on May 23, 1932 in Dayton to the late John and Kalliope Gilveli descendents of Northern Greece and Turkey. She was a 1950 graduate of Patterson Co-Op High School and attended Sinclair Community College. She was employed at Shiffield/Bendix Corp in Communications and Travel...
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John Albert Bosch

March 14, 1929 - November 26, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Lois Eileen Sheets

February 13, 1928 - November 26, 2017

SHEETS, Lois EileenAge 89, of Centerville (formerly of Trotwood), went home to be with our Lord on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Ohio's Hospice of Dayton. Lois was a 1946 graduate of Trotwood-Madison High School in Trotwood, where she and her husband, Joe, made their home. Following her retirement from Bank One, Dayton (now JP Morgan Chase), Joe and Lois enjoyed their grandsons' school and...
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Naomi Louise Stites

August 8, 1925 - November 26, 2017

STITES, Naomi Louise, age 92 of Kettering, OH passed away, Sunday, November 26, 2017. She was a long time member of the Beta Sigma Phi, Chapter Xi Theta Epsilon Sorority. Naomi was preceded in death by her husband, Marshal Stites, brother, Gordon Noble, and lifelong friend, Ann Courtney. She is survived by daughter, Marsha Kenworthy; granddaughter, Melissa Kenworthy; sister, Jan Aggers in Oregon;...
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Paul Orebaugh

February 22, 1944 - November 26, 2017

OREBAUGH Sr., Paul Edward "Ed", age 73 went to be with his Lord and Savior after a courageous battle. Paul was born in New Vienna, Ohio to the late Paul L. and Thelma(Rowe)Orebaugh. He retired after 35 years of service from General Motors Delphi Kettering. His true passion though was working the audio visual equipment for several churches in the Dayton area. He is preceded in death by his...
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Kimberly Dawn Hoskins

April 28, 1972 - November 26, 2017

HOSKINS, Kimberly Dawn age 45 of Dayton, OH passed away November 26, 2017. Kim was born April 28, 1972 and was a graduate of Fairmont High School. She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, William & Leila Gray, paternal grandparents, Robert & Mary Hoskins, a sister Jennifer Mosher and a brother, Peter E. Mosher. Kim is survived by her parents, Pete & Marsha Mosher of Centerville,...
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Gerald Gillotti

February 19, 1937 - November 23, 2017

Gerald L. Gillotti "Jerry", age 80, of Kettering passed away November 23, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Born February 19, 1937 to the late Adam and Rose (Angelo) Gillotti. Also preceding him in death is his son, Stephen Gillotti. Jerry is survived by his wife of 54 years, Winifred (Winnie) Gillotti; son Michael (Paula); daughter Catherine; daughter in-law Cynthia Gillotti; brothers Fred (Carol),...
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Patricia Mae Hendricks

July 10, 1931 - November 22, 2017

Hendricks, Patricia Mae Kibler, age 86, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Pat was preceded in death by her parents, Guy and Erma Kibler, her brothers and sisters, and her loving husband of 57 years, Robert George Hendricks. She is survived by her children, Robert David Hendricks, Vicki Hendricks (Dan Landis), and Linda Avellone (Tim), grandchildren Ryan Hockaday (Amanda Wardle), Kelli Daly...
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Gary Joseph Clouse

May 14, 1936 - November 22, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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C. Ronald Hovell

November 8, 1938 - November 21, 2017

Hovell, C. Ronald," Ron", Age 79 of Dayton, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017 in Dayton, Ohio. He was born November 8, 1938 in Philadelphia, PA. The son of the late Clement G. and Marie Louise (Housel) Hovell. He served his country with the U.S. Navy and was employed as the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Financial Management in Washington, D.C. His career included...
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Ruth Moore

January 21, 1913 - November 19, 2017

MOORE, Ruth age 104 of Centerville, OH passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017. She was preceded in death by husband John, daughter JoAnn Smith, son John Moore, grandsons David Moore & Matthew Smith. Survived by grandchildren Diane (Tom) Baglio, Erich (Stacy) Smith, Greg Smith & Nikki (Andy) Sandidge, great grandchildren Cole, Shae & Aliyah. Service and burial will be held Fri. Dec. 22, 2017 at...
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Morgan Elizabeth Cornele

April 26, 1993 - November 19, 2017

CORNELE, Morgan Elizabeth, age 24 of Kettering passed away on November 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She is survived by her parents Mike and Lori Ann Cornele, sisters Lauren Cornele (Jarod Henline) and Logan Cornele (Destiny Carter), grandparents Vernon D.(Gretchen)Best II, Patricia Turner (Mike) Mahaney and Dora L. Cornele, uncles Matt (Cathi) Best, Steve (Hattie) Cornele and aunt...
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James Richard Reinhart

February 25, 1941 - November 19, 2017

Age 76, of Centerville, OH, passed peacefully on Nov. 19, 2017 surrounded by his loving wife and family. Jim was born February 25, 1941, in Portland, IN, the son of Clemens and Rose (Schindler) Reinhart. Jim married Patricia (Donnelly) on June 26, 1965. He is survived by his wife, Patricia and his three children, Cindy (Dave) Marshall, Keith (Anna Lisa) Reinhart, and Timothy (Monica) Reinhart...
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Raymond Eugene Hollingsworth

January 3, 1936 - November 18, 2017

HOLLINGSWORTH Raymond Eugene, 81 of West Carrollton, Ohio passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017. He was born January 3, 1936 and raised in Franklin, Ohio to the late Orville and Wanda Hollingsworth. He graduated from Franklin High School and retired from NCR and real estate. Preceded in death by his wife of 59 years Patsy Hollingsworth, sister Mary Jane Easton and brother-in-law Tom Easton...
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William Jennings Seybert

September 2, 1937 - November 17, 2017

SEYBERT, William Jennings, Jr., age 80, born in Dayton, Ohio, on September 2, 1937, passed on November 17, 2017, in Lexington, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his father, William Jennings Seybert, in 1951, his mother, Dorothy Marguerite Gerdes Seybert, in 1991, and his sister, Suzanne Marie Stewart, in 2001. He is survived by his daughter, Adrien Paige Seybert, of Boulder, Colorado; a...
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Daisy Ellen Hodson

December 30, 1921 - November 16, 2017

HODSON, Daisy Ellen (Gultice), age 95, of Centerville, Ohio died November 16, 2017 at Brookdale Assisted Living, in Oakwood. She was born December 30, 1921, in Xenia Ohio, Greene County, she is the child of John Russel and Helen Marie (Stingley) Gultice. After graduating from Xenia High School in1941, Daisy married Robert Zartman Mount of Bellbrook on October 25,1941. Robert and Daisy raised...
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Robert E. Tamaska

September 16, 1929 - November 16, 2017

Tamaska, Robert E., age 88, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Bob was a graduate of Patterson Cooperative High School and the University of Dayton. He worked for many years as a photographer for the Dayton Daily News and for WHIO-TV. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Dawn Tamaska; and by brothers, Ray and Joe Tamaska. Bob is survived by his wife, Joyce to whom he was married for...
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Nestor A. Fernandez

August 2, 1942 - November 15, 2017

Nestor A Fernandez Sr, 75, of Miami Florida, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017.Nestor was born in Cuba on August 2nd, 1942. He was the son of Manuel and Alodia Fernandez (Delgado). Nestor and his wife immigrated to the United States in September, 1961. Nestor founded multiple companies in which he earned many awards for his business acumen. He loved to fish and smoke fine cigars. He...
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Sharon Lou Smith

February 6, 1936 - November 14, 2017

SMITH, (Blatz) Sharon Lou, age 81 of Centerville, OH passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Seasons Hospice in Naperville, IL. She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish. Sharon was born in Dayton, OH, February 6, 1936 to the late Clarence & Juanita (Houser) Blatz. In addition to her parents, Sharon was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Wilbur (Bill) Smith, and a...
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Thelma Hessell

June 27, 1932 - November 10, 2017

HESSELL, Thelma, (nee Spitz), 85, passed away peacefully on November 10, 2017 from complications of Alzheimer's. Thelma was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years Robert Hessell and parents Abraham and Ethel (Bloom) Spitz. Thelma was a devoted wife, loving mother, and super proud "Gram". Survived by daughter Allison (David) LeBuhn of Wyoming, OH, and son Eric Hessell of Cincinnati...
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Roy Norton

March 12, 1931 - November 5, 2017

NORTON, Roy Thomas (Tom), age 86, of Miamisburg, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5 at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Marian Norton and sister Ruthe Louise. Tom is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Dottie; son and daughter-in-law Doug and Lynn Norton of Lima, Ohio; daughter and son-in-law Mindy and John Ratliff of Austin, Texas; brother and sister-in-law Dr. Bob and...
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Lolita Frances Micucci

February 1, 1923 - November 4, 2017

MICUCCI, Lolita F., age 94 of St. Leonard's Community, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Lolita was born on February 1, 1923 in Madras, Oregon to the late Joseph M. and Annie L. Willis Freeman. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Carl; and siblings, Willis Freeman, Catherine Brown, Marjean Whitehouse, and Meredith Freeman. She is survived by her children,...
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Velma May ROSSI

April 20, 1925 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Dorothy M. Gore

January 5, 1928 - November 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Herlinda C. Leibovitch

March 21, 1980 - October 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Pamela Sue Best

January 22, 1949 - October 31, 2017

Pamela Shuck Best passed away peacefully Tuesday October 31, 2017 at Lifecare Hospital of Dayton surrounded by her family. Pam was born and raised in Findlay Ohio where she has many fond memories she has shared over the years. She graduated Findlay High class of 1967. She later joined the Army where she met her loving husband before getting out of the Military and starting her family. She...
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Janet Ann Ward

March 16, 1936 - October 30, 2017

WARD, Janet A., age 81 of Kettering, Ohio passed away peacefully in her home Monday, October 30, 2017. She leaves behind to grieve four children; Wendy(Mark)Leathley, Rhonda(Rick)Joyce, Dan(Amy)Williams, and Chris(Angela)Williams, eight grandchildren, and thirteen great-grandchildren, special angel Richard "Shep"Shepard, sisters JoAnn and Beverly, and hundreds of love ones. Janet danced through...
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Nancy Johnson Pinard

June 23, 1951 - October 30, 2017

PINARD, Nancy Johnson, age 66 of Oakwood, passed away on Monday, October 30, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Nancy was born on June 23, 1951 in Ashland, Ohio to the late Fred R. and Phyllis Carson Johnson. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ron; sons, Josh and John (Amanda) Pinard; grandchildren, Isaiah and Aryanna; sisters in law, Diana (Bill Benningfield) Pinard and Dorothy (Gary)...
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Earl Ellsworth Erion

August 12, 1931 - October 29, 2017

ERION, Earl E. Age 86, a resident of Sycamore Glen Retirement Village in Miamisburg passed away on October 29th at his home. He was born in Batavia, Ohio on August 12, 1931. Earl was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Orba (Wiederhold) Erion; sister, Lois Hughey; and great grandson, Evan Hall. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Joan (Martin) Erion; daughter, Ellen Stanifer;...
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Ralf George Grisard

August 4, 1948 - October 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Margaret Ann Brown

December 1, 1923 - October 28, 2017

BROWN, Margaret Ann, 93 years, of Dayton, passed away peacefully in her own home on Saturday, October 28. She was born Dec 1, 1923 in Hamilton, OH. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by a son Michael in 1992, by her husband Dr. Hubert M. Brown in 2008, and by her beloved sister Mary Elizabeth Tape in 2015. She is survived by her son Kenneth A. Brown and by her daughter Amy S. Brown. Also...
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Claude D. Malone

December 3, 1932 - October 27, 2017

MALONE, Claude D. Jr. (Sonny), 84, died early Friday morning, October 27, 2017. He was the son of Claude D. Malone and Ressie Cearley. He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Mary M. Malone and his only daughter, Tami Malone Charles, grandson Ian Malone Charles, and son-in-law, Blair Charles. Claude (Sonny) was born in Oxford, Mississippi in 1932. He graduated from Ole Miss in 1955 with...
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William Orlando Smith

April 21, 1931 - October 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Paul Edward Rau

December 22, 1919 - October 24, 2017

Rau, Paul age 97, passed to his eternal life on Tuesday October 24, 2017. Born on December 22, 1919 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Fred and Irene Rau. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Rose Marie Rau and his siblings Roger Rau , Jim Rau, Jane Rau, Joe Rau and Martha Beall. He is survived by his sons Jerry (Sylvia), Gene (Linda), and Tim (Amy); grandchildren, Noelle, Jeremy and Ashley...
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Dewey Clay Marcum

June 3, 1943 - October 23, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Sylvia Marie Thompson

August 9, 1928 - October 23, 2017

THOMPSON, Sylvia M., age 89,of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband Chester D. Thompson II, and a brother Earl Sperry. Sylvia is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Chet and Sharyl Thompson, grandchildren Khalid Mustafa, Amira Shokeh, and Mohammad Mustafa, great-grandchildren Rami Mustafa, Amina Mustafa, Amir Mustafa, Najwan Shokeh,...
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Mildred Davis

June 1, 1931 - October 23, 2017

Davis, Mildred, age 86, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. Mildred was a friendly and hard working person . She was employed for many years at Metropolitan Dry Cleaners. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray in 1999; and by a granddaughter, Angela McCombs. She is survived by her son, Warren (Brenda) Davis; daughter Judith (William) Northcutt; grandchildren, Casey and Courtney...
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Patricia Ann Vendt

September 25, 1949 - October 22, 2017

VENDT, Patricia Ann, of Kettering, Ohio passed away Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Patricia, known as Patty, was born September 26, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Roslyn and LuAnne Vendt. Patty was a graduate of Wright State University. Patty is survived by her brother David (Mary Hart) of Lebanon, Ohio, her sister Carol of Oconto, Wisconsin and nieces Sarah (Nathan) of New...
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Everett Dick Ferguson

November 16, 1926 - October 21, 2017

Ferguson, Everett "Dick"Everett Ferguson known to all as Dick passed away October 21, 2017 at the age of 90 years. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Dick served in the Army during WWII. After discharge, he worked as a machinist and was quite proud to have helped to develop the two liter plastic bottle that we still have today. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and woodworking. He is predeceased by 8...
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Margaret Shuey

November 14, 1916 - October 21, 2017

SHUEY, Margaret , age 100, of Centerville, passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband Joseph Shuey. Mrs. Shuey is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Marjorie and Jerry Jaques, grandchildren David(Pam)Jaques, Theresa Young, Monica(Randy)Lawler, and Christina(Andrew)Anderson, seven great-grandchildren; Christina, Matthew, Jason, Eric, Taylor, Allison,...
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Carolyn Hagerty Sergeant

December 31, 1925 - October 20, 2017

SERGEANT, Carolyn Rose (Hagerty), 91, of Largo, FL passed away October 20, 2017. She was born December 31, 1925 to Hayden Lucus and Mary Beckman Lucus. Carolyn was a graduate of Our Lady of Rosary Grade School, Patterson Co-Op High School Class of 1944 and Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing. She was a former employee of Dayton Power and Light Company for 25 years, a career she thoroughly...
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Sara Lynne Zonaras

March 10, 1982 - October 20, 2017

ZONARAS, Sara Lynne passed away peacefully on October 20, 2017. She was surrounded by her heartbroken family and close friends. She is survived by her devoted parents Kimberly and James Zonaras. Her best friend and sister Katie Parks, brother-in-law Matt Parks, niece and nephews Lily, Charlie and Henry Parks whom she adored. Loving grandparents Phil and Norma Harris and George and Catherine...
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Foble Faye Caudill

December 23, 1938 - October 18, 2017

CAUDILL, Foble "Faye", age 78 of Lafollette, Tennessee and Huber Heights, Ohio, went to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, October 18, 2017. Faye is preceded in death by her parents Kelman and Eliza(Gilbert)Spencer, brothers A.C. and Coy Spencer, sister Alma(Spencer)Smith; along with her beloved cat "Lulu", the smartest cat in the world! Faye is survived by her loving husband of 56 years,...
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Joan Lynn Shannon

February 6, 1952 - October 17, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Stacy Alexandra Whipp

March 27, 1978 - October 17, 2017

WHIPP, Stacy Alexandra, 39, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Stacy is survived by her mother Judith A. Tobias Thomas, and her father Bill(Barbara)Whipp, brother Jody Whipp, and sisters; Penny Day, Jill Whipp, Kelly Whipp, and Robin Whipp. She is preceded in death by her older sister Heather Whipp. Memorial service will be held 1:00PM Friday, October 27, 2017 at the PSU...
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Michael Robert Coleman

August 27, 1951 - October 17, 2017

COLEMAN, Michael R, 66, of Kettering, OH went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 while he was surrounded by his family at home. Born in Dayton, OH on August 27, 1951 to Virginia LeFevre and Robert Coleman. Mike was a faithful servant of the Lord who loved golfing, boating, bowling, and spending time with his family and friends. He was co-owner of Centerville Body Shop where...
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Frances Ruth Garbrick

April 15, 1930 - October 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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William Michael Potts

March 16, 1930 - October 12, 2017

POTTS, William "Bill" passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the Hospice of Dayton surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pennie, and daughters Melinda(Toby)Taylor and Suzanne(Jeremy)Head, granddaughters Allison and Alexis Davis. He is also survived by his many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. Bill was retired from the Air Force Institute of...
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June Hazel Wismar

June 5, 1923 - October 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Elizabeth Ann Forsthoff

March 2, 1922 - October 11, 2017

Ann Forsthoff, age 95, of Centerville, Ohio died on October 11, 2017 at home in the arms of her children. Ann joined the Army Nurse Corp as a First Lieutenant in June, 1944 and served until March 1946 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Indiana. She graduated from Miami Valley Hospital School of Nursing, Dayton, Ohio, in 1943. She worked as a Registered Nurse for 14 years for a pediatrician...
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Fredrick Merle Schindler

February 13, 1945 - October 10, 2017

Schindler, Fredrick M. age 72 of Kettering, Ohio passed away Tuesday October 10, 2017 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Marguerite Schindler. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Anne; children, Fredrick (Amy), Cynthia, Edward (Wendy) and 2 grandchildren, Derek and Ryann. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Fred retired as an area supervisor...
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Scott Hannah

July 13, 1971 - October 8, 2017

Using his favorite phrase for saying 'goodbye', Scott "Shooter" Hannah, 46 of Centerville, OH, formerly of Chillicothe, OH is "on the move". This free spirit, trapped in his body for a year and a half following a devastating stroke in May, 2016, after a stubborn and valiant fight, has finally been liberated. Born on July, 13, 1971 in Chillicothe, Scott moved with his mother, Ann and his brother...
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Margaret Genevieve Luther

January 27, 1922 - October 7, 2017

LUTHER, Margaret Genevieve "Genny", age 95, of Kettering, Ohio, devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away on October 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents Otto C. and Amanda J. Lohnes; husband William A. Luther; son Casey Scott Luther; sisters, Mildred M. Schmidt, Edna A. Parente, Anna E. Lohnes, Eva L. Moore, Ruth C. Krug; brothers Howard C. Lohnes and Robert O....
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Nan Roth

January 22, 1939 - October 6, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Trula M. Butcher

February 19, 1925 - October 6, 2017

Butcher, Trula M., age 92, passed away peacefully Friday, October 6, 2017. Trula retired as a Dental Assisting Teacher at Montgomery County J.V.S. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star - Belmont Chapter and the Retired Montgomery County Teacher's Association. Trula had a kind, loving soul and touched the hearts of all who knew her. Her family meant everything to her, and she will be...
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Ila Mae Crabtree

April 27, 1925 - October 6, 2017

CRABTREE, Ila Mae, 92 peacefully passed away October 6, 2017. Ila retired after 30 years of service from Delco Moraine. She actively participated in the Armco Golf Women's Senior League for several years. She square danced with the Dayton' 8's in local areas, was an avid bridge player, and enjoyed crocheting. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Harry Russell Crabtree Sr. and...
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Donald M. Compton

January 12, 1922 - October 5, 2017

COMPTON, DONALD M., 95, died October 5, 2017 a resident of The Vista on the Bethany Lutheran Village Campus in Centerville, where he had resided for the past several years. Don was preceded in death by his loving wife of 64 years, Martha (Marty), son Dwight, in whose memory a Scholarship Fund was established by Marty and Don at Ohio University, and brothers Cron and William. He is survived by...
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Margaret Joann Townsend

September 4, 1933 - October 4, 2017

TOWNSEND,Margaret JoAnn Willeman, 84, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Walnut Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kettering, Ohio. She was born September 4, 1933 in Rushville, Missouri to Ernest and Florence Willeman, and on June 26, 1961 married John Edward Townsend, Sr., who survives.Also surviving are her two sons, John (Sondra) Townsend, Jr. of Dayton...
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Deborah Kay Hastings

January 23, 1949 - October 4, 2017

After several years of failing health, Deborah Kay Roper Hastings went home to be with her Lord, Jesus Christ, in the comfort of her home on October 4, 2017, at the age of 68. Debbie was born on January 23, 1949, in Jacksonville, Texas, to Roger and Irene Roper. Her greatest joy was serving her family as a devoted military wife and a nurturing mother. She also found joy in serving the Lord as a...
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Betty Ray Bowles

May 1, 1938 - October 2, 2017

Bowles, Betty R. age 79,Betty was born in Beattyville, KY on May 1, 1938. She entered Heaven's gates on October 2, 2017. A longtime regular on the Sunday morning WHIO TV broadcast of The Good Ship Zion, she appeared with her sisters performing as The Gospel Waves. Their close harmonies exemplified their love of music and their strong faith. Betty truly enjoyed her work as Activity Director at...
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Eileen E. Shillito

July 2, 1922 - October 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Barbara J. Fisher

July 6, 1947 - September 25, 2017

Fisher, Barbara J., age 70, of Centerville, Ohio, passed away at her home on Monday, September, 25th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Barbara Busch; husband of 47 years, James Fisher and brother, Elmer Busch. She is survived by her son, Jeff Fisher; daughter, Jennifer (Ryan Riley) Fisher-Riley; sister, Patti (Jim) Busse and brothers, Mike (Cheryl), Chuck, Joey, and David...
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Billy Ralph Shepherd

June 16, 1927 - September 25, 2017

SHEPHERD, Billy Ralph, age 90 of Dayton passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at River Oaks Care Center. Billy was born on June 19, 1927 in Roxana, Kentucky to the late George and Mallie Hogg Shepherd. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughter, Pamela (Ron) Himebaugh; son, Steve (Sherry) Shepherd; 3 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; a sister, Peggy (Leo) Duggar; and brothers, Ray (Judy)...
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Richard Frederick Cimprich

October 26, 1966 - September 25, 2017

Cimprich, Richard F., age 50, passed away in Norfolk, VA. Richard is a graduate of Kettering Fairmont High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Wright State University. Richard was employed as a Chemist with the Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit 2 at Naval Base Norfolk. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Petronella and Anthony Fretic and Bernadine and...
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Vivian R. TUCKER

July 25, 1923 - September 25, 2017

Tucker, Vivian (Inez) age 94, of Kettering passed away Monday September 25, 2017 at Heartland of Kettering. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years James C. Tucker and her parents William and Deina Robinson. Survivors include her three sons; Donald (Glenna), David (Martha), Bruce (Pam); former daughter-in-law Brenda Tucker; grandchildren, Amanda, James, Jared, Angela and many...
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Frances Joan Weidler

December 5, 1926 - September 25, 2017

WEIDLER, Frances Joan "Fran", age 90 of Enon, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017. Fran was born on December 5, 1926 in Johnstown, Ohio to the late Earl and Thelma Rutledge Shults. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter C. Weidler. She is survived by her son, John Weidler; daughter, Ann (Greg) Marcum; three grandchildren, Megan, Chelsey, and Drew Marcum; and a sister, Maryln...
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Carmen W. Hack

September 26, 1926 - September 24, 2017

Hack, Carmen W., age 90, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017. Carmen was an avid reader and loved to play Bridge. She was born in Frankfurt, Germany and tutored local high school students learning German. She and her late husband, Milton loved to travel and took many cruises. She was preceded in death by Milton in 2012. She is survived by two sons, Thomas Hack and John (Denise) Hack; a step...
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Richard J. Scheper

October 23, 1935 - September 23, 2017

SCHEPER, Richard J. (Shep) of Dayton, Ohio passed away peacefully at home on September 23. He was a graduate of Chaminade High School 1953. Shep was an avid sports fan especially Notre Dame. He was a lifetime member of Milton Athletic and Shamrock Clubs. He will be missed by his loving family - wife Beverly of 58 years, children - Sharon Zwiesler (Steve), Rick Scheper (Inga) and Sandi...
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Betty Sue Shackleford

June 11, 1924 - September 23, 2017

Shackleford, Betty Sue, age 93, passed away Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Pristine Nursing Center of Jamestown. She was born Betty Sue Hensley on June 11, 1924, in Balkin, Ky. to the late Benjamin (Daddy Ben) and Martha (Mamma Tump) Parman Hensley. Betty was preceded in death by her beloved spouse, Claude Shackleford and grandson, Benjamin Shackleford along with six siblings; Myrtle, Evelyn,...
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Jobe Benjamin Morrison

June 11, 1937 - September 23, 2017

It is with great sadness that the family of Jobe Benjamin Morrison of Centerville, Ohio and Spofford Lake, New Hampshire announce his passing on September 23, 2017, following a brief illness.Born on June 11, 1937 in Port Heron, Michigan, he was the son of Raleigh and Bessie Morrison. Jobe earned a degree in Pulp and Paper Science Engineering from Western Michigan University in 1960. On a blind...
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Rudolph John Gimbrone

January 6, 1936 - September 21, 2017

GIMBRONE, Rudolph John, age 81 of Centerville, died peacefully at Hospice of Dayton on Thursday, September 21, 2017, surrounded by loving family. Rudy was born January 6, 1936 in Red Bank, NJ to Rudolph and Frances (Lucia) Gimbrone. Survived by wife of 20 years, Janis (Stafford) Gimbrone, daughter Gloria, son Gregory, step-children Mark (Robin) Brittelli, Mary (Johnathan) Ondrejka, and Robert...
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Fred William Hays

June 24, 1952 - September 20, 2017

Hays, Fred W. age 65 of Kettering passed away Wednesday September 20, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. He was preceded in death by his parents Winford Hays and Pauline (Gatrell). He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Rita L. Hays of Kettering, OH; brother-in-law Rodney (Marcia) Dietz of Brookville; sister-in-law, Theresa (Bill) Stevens of Kettering; 3 sisters, Tammy Zivic of VA., Gina Monte of PA.,...
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Robert William Chaney

March 11, 1947 - September 20, 2017

Chaney, Robert W., age 70, passed away Wednesday September 20, 2017. Bob worked for many years as an offset printer at McCall's and other magazines. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. Bob was preceded in death by his son, Pete Chaney. He is survived by a brother, J. Mitch (Barbara) Chaney; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Saturday, September 30th from 10:00 to 11...
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Grace M. Romine

October 3, 1912 - September 19, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Dale R. Hines

September 27, 1932 - September 19, 2017

Dale Ray Hines, M.D.Dale slept away into the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ on the afternoon of September 19, 2017. He was born on September 27, 1932 to Fred and Josephine (Portteus) Hines in Richmond, Indiana. His siblings, Joanne Grigsby and Jeanne Wright have preceded him in death and are part of the host waiting to receive him. Dale leaves his wife of 54 years, Nancy (Henning), children:...
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Judy Anne Davis

February 18, 1951 - September 16, 2017

DAVIS, Judy Anne, 66, of Centerville, OH passed away on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 after a lengthy illness. She was born on Feb. 18, 1951 in Cleveland, OH. She will be remembered as a devoted mother with a quick wit, keen sense of humor and a deadly sense of sarcasm. She was a graduate of Warren Western Reserve in 1969, and attended Kent State University. After her marriage, she extensively...
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Shirley Ann Vukmir

October 14, 1930 - September 16, 2017

Vukmir, Shirley AnnThe daughter of Francis Keane O'Brien and Agnes (nee Hundelt) of St. Louis, MO died on Saturday September 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her father and mother and older sister Mary Jane (nee O'Brien) DeForest (Roy) of Fairborn, OH. Shirley was born in St. Louis, MO and came to Dayton in 1955 to visit her sister in Fairborn. Here she met her future husband and they...
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Mimi Welsh

March 18, 1948 - September 15, 2017

WELSH, Mimi, age 69 passed away Friday 9/15/17 in hospice care at her sister Maureen Mezoff's home. She is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Adelaide Welsh of Highland Heights, Kentucky. Surviving family includes Kathy (Bob) Uchtman, Kettering, OH, Terri (Tom) Green, Cold Spring, KY, Maureen (Adam) Mezoff, Kettering, OH, 8 nieces and nephews, and 14 great nieces and nephews. Mimi...
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Claudia M. Weisgarber

September 9, 1922 - September 14, 2017

Claudia M. Weisgarber, age 95, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 14, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bishop and Bertha McCormick; five of seven siblings; and her husband of 52 years, Robert L. Weisgarber. Claudia is survived by her three children, Robert (Ann) Weisgarber, Jr., Deborah (Jeff) Lovelace, and Jeanne McKinnon; four grandchildren, James (Tom Humbert)...
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Virgie Detling

June 20, 1925 - September 13, 2017

Detling, Virgie (nee Jeffers), passed away, Wednesday, September 13, 2017. She was preceded by her husband, Nevin Detling; son, Harold Gene Hamblin; parents, Winston and Mary Etta (Dyer) Jeffers; brothers, Paul, Auther, Burl, Earl and Walter; sisters, Ina, Lena, and Marie; and by a son-in-law, John Lawdermilt; She is survived by son, Bill and Theresa Hamblin; daughters, Joyce and Rick Miller and...
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Janet Eileen Dickinson

February 12, 1943 - September 11, 2017

Janet Eileen Dickinson, age 74, passed away peacefully on Monday, September 11, 2017, at Hospice of Dayton. She was born February 12, 1943, in Indianapolis, Indiana the daughter of Raul Frye and Ruth Worley. She was also very close to her stepmother, Clara McVey.In 1962, Janet met Kelvin Dickinson at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan and they later married in 1966. Together...
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Cletus Edward Oberst

March 7, 1930 - September 10, 2017

OBERST, Cletus (Clete) Edward, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 10th, 2017, at his home in Centerville, OH, in the presence of his loving wife Dee and family. Clete was born in Owensboro, Kentucky on March 7th, 1930. He learned and embraced the virtue of service to others at the family-owned grocery store, where his parents helped so many others in need during the Great Depression....
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Mary Ann Barrows

December 30, 1923 - September 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Kenneth Richard MCMANUS

July 6, 1954 - September 9, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Frank Lloyd Roepken

December 14, 1921 - September 8, 2017

ROEPKEN, Frank Lloyd, 95, of Centerville, Ohio died Friday September 8, 2017.He was preceded in death by his brother James D. Roepken and his parents Katharine J. and Casten A. Roepken. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Jean P. Roepken, daughter Sandy Bashaw, (Michael), son Steve Roepken (Melinda), granddaughter Katy Kreitzer and great-grandson Casten Wanzer, numerous nieces and nephews. He...
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Raymond Ceasar Frye

February 3, 1944 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Biswa Nath Basuray

August 31, 1936 - September 8, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home - Far Hills Chapel, Dayton, OH.
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Ernest Leo Bertke

October 17, 1928 - September 8, 2017

BERTKE, Ernest L., 88 died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton following a brief illness. He leaves his loving wife of 62 years, Rita (Guggenbiller) Bertke; his seven children Delbert (Jean), Ronald (Susan), Thomas (Lisa), Lisa Ellis (fiancé Bill Wehinger), Bradley (Kim), Diane, and Kevin (Mary); 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; his sister Norma Otting and brother Bill...
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Faye Moore Edison

July 22, 1920 - September 7, 2017

Moore Edison, Faye, age 97, passed away on Thursday, September 7, 2017. Faye worked as a security guard at NCR during WW II. After the war she worked at Delco and Sears before buying Delview Market with her late husband, Lloyd Moore. She operated the grocery for over 20 years. Faye loved flowers and gardening and was an excellent seamstress. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Lloyd Moore,...
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