Our Obituaries

Roy Lenox Brewer

September 23, 1944 - August 15, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Vickie E. Bittner

April 28, 1953 - August 13, 2017

BITTNER, Vickie E of Dayton, OH, age 64, passed away on August 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents Virginia and Earl Motes; her husband of 33 years Bernard Bittner; daughter Shawn; and grandchild Brayden. Vickie is survived by her significant other Gene; sons Kane, Wayne, Shane, and Steven; Daughters Danielle, Victoria, Crystal, Lindsey, Karen, and Carol; Sister Beverly McConaugh;...
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David Bruce Evans

June 17, 1950 - August 11, 2017

David Bruce Evans (67) of Kettering passed away Friday, August 11, 2017. David was preceded by his parents Lee & Doris Evans and brother Daniel Evans. David is survived by his wife of 37 years, Lou Ann Evans, daughter, Shannon Evans (fiancé Eric Green) son, David (Carol) Evans, sister, Ellen (Larry) Earwood, sister-in-law, Nancy Evans and two nephews and one niece. David was a wonderful...
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Geraldine L. Newton

October 13, 1931 - August 6, 2017

Geraldine L. Newton , age 85, passed away at her residence on Sunday, August 6th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Delbert and Lona Rhoades; husband of 31 years, Charles Newton; brother, Donald Rhoades and granddaughter, Jennifer Farmer. She is survived by her daughters, Vicki (James) Patrick, Jerri Newton and Marcia Neace; son, Mitchell (Patricia) Farmer; grandchildren, Lisa (Bill...
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Linda Jean Ward

August 14, 1948 - August 4, 2017

WARD, Linda Jean 68 of Dayton, passed away peacefully Friday, August 4, 2017. Linda leaves to cherish her memory her son and daughter-in-law Michael and Leslie Ward, three grandchildren Carter, Brynlee, Lola and soon, a new granddaughter. Also surviving are two sisters Sue Watkins, Sharon Prouty; two brothers and sisters-in-law Jerry and Kiki Cleaver, David and Melissa Ward, several nieces and...
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Ada Mae Ross

January 8, 1922 - July 29, 2017

Ross, Ada Mae, age 95 of New Lebanon, passed away on Saturday, July 29, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter F. Ross; parents VanBuren and Catherine (Holland) Lewis; 2 sons, Charles Raymond Grice and Ronald Ross; grandson Christopher Lee Messenger; son-in-law Garry Sorrell; daughters-in-law Vickie L. Ross and Carol Grice; 7 brothers and 3 sisters. Ada is survived by 6 children:...
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Rosanne Sprague

December 16, 1935 - July 28, 2017

SPRAGUE, Rosanne (Lamantia) 81 of Dayton, Ohio went to be with the Lord on July 28, 2017 surrounded by her family after a long struggle with cancer. She was born and raised in Lima, Ohio. Preceded in death by her parents Mamie & Sam Lamantia; sisters Marie Duval, Josephine Cianiolo; brothers Vincent Lamanita, Father Robert Lamantia, and Richard Lamantia. Survived by her husband David...
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Michael E. Cooper

September 14, 1952 - July 27, 2017

Mike E. Cooper Sr., age 64, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Thursday, July 27th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Martha Cooper. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Vicki Cooper; sons, Michael and Kenneth (Christa) Cooper; sisters, Chris (Ray) Bucholtz and Peggy (Tim) Lewis and grandchildren, Tiffany, Megan, Michelle, Ashley and Michael III. Mike was an avid...
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Richard Thoma

November 9, 1945 - July 27, 2017

Richard Anthony Thoma (Rat) went home to be with the Lord on July 27, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Richard was born November 9, 1945 in Dayton, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents Walter and Agatha (Doris) Thoma, sister Maryann Chambers. He is survived by his wife Brenda who he shared his life with for 30 years, married for 18 years. His son Tony (Melissa) Thoma, daughters Melissa (Jimmy...
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Edith Ward

December 31, 1925 - July 18, 2017

Edith L. Ward, age 91, passed away at Miami Valley Hospital on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Clara Swerking; husband of 62 years, Robert Ward; son, Stephen Ward and sister, Laveda Biery. She is survived by her daughters, Sherri (David) Hungler and Pam (Doug) Teets; sisters, Clara Motter and Janet Armstrong; grandchildren, Amanda (Chris) Flathers,...
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Nancy Ann O'Shaughnessy

April 5, 1936 - July 17, 2017

O'SHAUGHNESSY, Nancy, age 81 of Kettering, OH, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents, Oliver and Helen (Chesman) Lauderman; brother, William Lauderman as well as her son, Matt O'Shaughnessy. She is survived by her sons, Tom (Cyndi) O'Shaughnessy, Michael (Jina) O' Shaughnessy; daughter, Maureen Flaute; grandchildren, Colleen, Caitlyn, Michael, Shaun, Dylan...
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Patricia Ann Marazzi

April 10, 1955 - July 15, 2017

MARAZZI, Patricia A.Age 62, died on July 15, 2017 after a brief illness. She is survived by her mother, Flomarie Marazzi, brother John Andrews, sisters Judy Marazzi and Pam Andrews, nephew Lou (Rhoda) Lane, and great nephew Lennox Lane. She is also survived by many loving cousins. Patty was preceded in death by her father, Clayton L. Marazzi. She was the Executive Director of the Bowling...
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Vivian A. Jones

January 20, 1917 - July 13, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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George Beemsterboer

November 5, 1938 - July 12, 2017

Beemsterboer, George L., age 78 of Dayton passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017. A lifelong Daytonian, he attended Corpus Christi School, Chaminade High School (Class of 1957) & St. Joseph's College in Indiana. He retired from Monsanto Company. He was a fan of UD football & basketball, and the Cincinnati Reds & Bengals. George was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Lucia...
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Angella D. Gulley

May 13, 1969 - July 10, 2017

GULLEY, Angella Denise, age 48, of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Monday, July 10th, 2017. She was born on May 13th, 1969 to Judy E. Miller-McDowell and the late Dennis Mac Gulley. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her daughter Ashli Gulley; and her brother Jody Collins. Along with her mother, she is also survived by her stepfather Earl Davenport; Daughter Kristina Kercher;...
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Gayle M. Weng

December 2, 2016 - July 2, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Carlena S. Peterson

August 28, 1930 - June 28, 2017

PETERSON, Carlena of Dayton, Ohio, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. She is preceded in death by her son, David Lee Peterson, sister, Mildred Louise Bergman, and brother, John William Shearer Jr. Carlena is survived by her son, Michael Bruce (Debra) Peterson of Dayton, Ohio; daughters, Sue Ann Holmes of Glendale, Arizona, Margaret Louise (Lanny) White of Seabrook, Texas,...
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Linda S. Brown

January 19, 1948 - June 27, 2017

Linda S. Brown, age 69, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Horace and Esther Beason and brother, Carl Beason. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Gary Brown; daughter, Devan (Scott) Armstrong; sisters, Bessie Shriner and Wanda Underwood; brothers, John (Divina) Beason and Mack (Kim) Beason; sister...
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Robert Scholten

November 23, 1935 - June 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Wilma J. Bennett

November 10, 1928 - June 15, 2017

BENNETT, Wilma Jean of Kettering OH, age 88, passed away on June 15 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Cora Lee and David Jarrett; her husband of 46 years, Robert L. Bennett; sisters, Letha Collins, Rita Jarrett, and Sue Craft; brothers, David Jarrett, Bernard Jarrett, and Marvin Jarrett; and one grandchild, Marie. Wilma is survived by her sons, Richard (Shirley) Bennett of...
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Joseph Frederick Becchetti

November 15, 1943 - June 14, 2017

Joseph Frederick Becchetti, age 73, of Kettering, journeyed home to fish in the rivers of Heaven with Jesus on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Born November 15, 1943 in Malden, Missouri to Eunetta Mackie Becchetti and Frederick Becchetti who have both predeceased him. Over the past 15 years Joe had many major illnesses but strong faith in God and a mighty will to live pulled him through until he...
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Nina M. Durham

April 15, 1946 - June 5, 2017

Durham, Nina Marie, age 71 of Dayton passed away at home on Monday, June 5, 2017. Preceded in death by her son Mike Durham. Survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Earnest P. Durham; 3 sons: Ronald Brown, Ernest Durham (Karie), and Bill Durham (Cindy); brother Lee Brown; 8 grandchildren: Amanda Brown, Dylan Durham, Christina Durham, Joshua Durham, Jordan Durham, Alexander Durham, Karlie...
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Antia Lou Elizabeth Chastain

July 31, 1917 - June 4, 2017

CHASTAIN, Anita Lou Elizabeth, age 99 of Dayton passed away on June 4, 2017. Preceded in death by her parents, Dolores (nee Dodson) and Wesley C. Chastain, a brother, Thurman Chastain in 2011 and sister, June Andrews, and nephew Glenn Andrews. Survived by a sister, Ezell Bradley, nephews, Jim Bradley, B.C. Bradley, David Andrews, Steve Andrews, and niece, Linda Hardeman. Caregivers, Cindy...
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Ruth J. Davis

October 12, 1919 - June 3, 2017

Ruth J. Davis, age 97, passed away peacefully on June 3, 2017. She was born on October 12, 1919 in Connersville, Indiana to the late Peter Johnson and Stella Morris. A homemaker, Ruth enjoyed crocheting, drawing, collecting figurines and engaging in intimate conversations with family and friends. She was predeceased by her sister, Sophia Reser Comer, her son, James Alan Davis and by her husband...
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Ruth M. Kulp

May 10, 1917 - June 2, 2017

Ruth M. Kulp age 100, passed away Friday June 2, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Kulp, son-in-law, Tom Griffin and granddaughter, Calliegh Griffin. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Diane Griffin and Sue (Ned) Flaute; her son, Patrick (Judy) Kulp; 2 sisters, Louise Cromes and Delores Covault; grandchildren: Tina (Ken) Boehmer, Amy (Ray) Plummer,...
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Dorothy E. Alexander

January 16, 1921 - May 27, 2017

Dorothy Ellen Spitler Alexander died on Saturday, May 27, 2017 after a brief illness. Her family supported her passing with great love and respect. Born on January 16, 1921 in Arcanum, Ohio to the late Eliza Ellen Spitler and Forest Jacob Spitler, Dorothy was their first child with four siblings to follow. Most of her childhood was in Dayton Ohio with frequent visits to family farms. She had fond...
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Virginia Ruth Breckler

May 30, 1917 - May 26, 2017

BRECKLER, Virginia Ruth, On May 26, 2017 Virginia Ruth Breckler a long time member of Greenmont Oak Park Community Church, passed away peacefully at her home in Kettering. She was preceded in death by her son, Bruce and husband of 62 years, Robert Breckler. Survivors include 4 children, Connie (Galen) Siler, Joyce Deis, Russell Breckler and Sherri Breckler, also 8 grandchildren and 14 great...
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Virginia Horstman

December 1, 1934 - May 24, 2017

Virginia "Ginger" Dare Horstman, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at Kindred Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Althea Hansford; daughter, Debra Mowen and brother, Gary Hansford. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Robert Horstman; daughters, Vicki (Mike) Hart, Cheri (Paul) Wagner and Sandra (David) Tryon; brothers, Raymond (Dinah) Hansford,...
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Wanda Karns

May 19, 1929 - May 21, 2017

Wanda Karns age 88 of Centerville passed away Sunday May 21, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, David H Karns Jr., sisters Josephine, Leona, Ruby, Eldiva, and brother Kenneth. Wanda is survived by her sons Mark Karns and Michael (Mary Jane) Karns; 4 grandchildren: Matthew (Jill) Karns, Jennifer (Eric) Brown, Jamie Minnish, and Chad (Kinley Smith) Karns; 5 great grandchildren:...
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Mary Frances Cooper

March 8, 1927 - May 18, 2017

COOPER, Mary F. age 90 of Dayton, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Walnut Creek Nursing Home. She is preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Cooper Jr. in 2009. Mary is survived by her children, James (Cheryl) Cooper, Frances (Michael) Hoying; grandchildren, Sean Cooper, Jodi (Shane) Benson and great- grandchildren, Justin, Logan, Holly and Madison. Mary was raised by her...
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Pauline Marie Beckett

July 6, 1923 - May 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Donald Willis Bunn

December 4, 1930 - May 9, 2017

BUNN, Donald W, age 86 of Dayton, OH, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He is preceded in death by his son, Ernest L Bunn and grandson, Rocky A Wilson. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Theresa Bunn; children, James A (Judy) Bunn, Jane E Evans, Randy J (Karen S) Bunn, Doris E Wilson, Carolyn S Bunn, Joan M (Mark) Whitis; grandchildren, Kathleen D (William) Benjamin, Daniel L ...
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John William Swisher

November 12, 1942 - May 9, 2017

SWISHER, John William "Grandad," age 74 of Tipp City, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 9, at Hospice of Miami County, surrounded by his adoring family. John is survived by his loving wife and high school sweetheart, Merrily (Lowe) Swisher of 53 years, his children, son Trent Swisher (Tipp City) and twin daughters Holly (Chris) Wampler and Cara (Sam) Kingrey grandchildren Carrie,...
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William Marcus Larson

March 13, 1970 - May 8, 2017

Larson, William Marcus, "Bill", age 47 of Kettering passed away on May 8, 2017. He is preceded in death by his mother-in-law Janice Thomas and step-father Clyde Stephens. Survived by his wife Lesa Larson; mother Linda Stephens; grandmother Florence Etter; sister Amy Larson; 2 dogs, Coco and Bella; and many other family members and friends. Donations in Bill's name may be made to the FOA (Families...
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Robert E. Rhule

January 1, 1950 - May 8, 2017

RHULE, Robert "Bob", age 67 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents as well as his brother, Bill Rhule. Bob is survived by his sisters, Cindy Byrd and Cathy Chinn as well as brothers, Ted Anello Jr. and Tom (Lynda) Anello. Contributions may be made in his memory to The Hospice of Dayton 324 Wilmington Ave Dayton, OH 45420 or to Hospice...
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Elinor Kay Reed

January 24, 1940 - May 1, 2017

REED, Elinor Kay, age 77 of Dayton, OH, passed away on 5-1-17. Arrangements have been entrusted to TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME- BELMONT CHAPEL.
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Charles Robert Gilbert

December 22, 1927 - April 29, 2017

Gilbert, Charles Robert, born in Middletown, OH on Dec. 22, 1927 to Hugh and Alma Gilbert. Passed away on April 29, 2017. Preceded in death by his parents and 3 siblings: Gene, Joann, and Betty. Survived by his wife of 68 years Bettie and their 7 children: Mike, Peggy(Butch) Hardison, Donna(Bob) Frazer, Barb(Rick) Wegmann, Hugh, Marty (Lisa), and Carol (Darren). Also 18 grandchildren and 23 great...
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Darlene Kay Stocks

June 15, 1972 - April 28, 2017

Darlene "Rocky" Kay Stocks (Hrachovina), age 44, of Dayton passed away on April 28, 2017. She has been reunited with her daughter Toni Skye Stocks and parents Mary Lou and Thomas. Darlene is survived by sons Shawn Stocks II, and William Stocks; daughter Roxy Stocks; sisters Ruthann, Kathy, Debbie, Rose, Margie, Evelyn, and Carrie; brother Thomas; and father of her children Tony (Shawn) Stocks. ...
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Vera Frances Bowman

January 17, 1926 - April 27, 2017

Vera F. Bowman, age 91, passed away at Trinity Retirement Center of Beavercreek on Saturday, April 27th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bowman; parents, Robert and Mary Bear; daughter, Cheryl Bowman; sisters, Ruth Williams and Gayle Bear and brothers, Raymond Bear and William 'Bill' Bear. She is survived by her son, David (Katherine) Bowman; sister, Marilyn DeAngelo;...
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Gary Lynn Wukeson

June 9, 1951 - April 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Mary Jane Willhelm

May 6, 1921 - April 20, 2017

Mary Jane Willhelm age 95 of Dayton, passed away April 20, 2017. She was born May 6, 1921 to the late Florence & Earl Walker. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Barney, her son, Gary and her daughter, Susan. Mary Jane is survived by her daughter, Christy Drury; grandchildren: Heidi Garlow (Dave), Betsey Striebel (Ken), Erin Arlinghaus (Mark), Matthew Glaser; great...
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Helen House

September 29, 1928 - April 15, 2017

House, Helen, 88, of Dayton, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. She is preceded in death by her sisters, Kathryn I. House, Sara Nusbaum, Betty J. Ellis; brothers Walter F. House, Robert W. House and John W. (Bill) House; nephews Donald E. Ellis and Walter E. House. She is survived by her nieces Carol J. (William) Becker and Norma Jean (Gerald) Bruckner; great nieces and nephew Tonia Becker,...
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Kenneth S. Ryan

October 12, 1927 - April 12, 2017

Kenneth S. Ryan, of Yellow Springs, died April 12. Born October 12, 1927 in Toluca, IL to Charles E. and Agnes (Kerr) Ryan, he was raised in Chicago and lived most of his life in the Dayton area. Ken spent his career in sales and made deliveries for Shumsky Enterprises for 14 years, retiring at age 79. Ken was a good man and a wonderful father. He was preceded in death by his parents, former wife...
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Douglas Edward McKinney

August 14, 1960 - April 7, 2017

.Douglas (Doug) Edward McKinney, 56, of Brunswick, GA, departed this world for Heaven on Friday, April 7, 2017, peacefully at Hospice of the Golden Isles (Brunswick, GA) with his wife by his side.Doug was born August 14, 1960, to Rita and the late Leo C. McKinney in Dayton, OH.Doug served his country as a Security Specialist of the US Air Force from June, 1981 to June, 1985, receiving the Air...
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James C. Davis

October 14, 1948 - April 7, 2017

James Carl Davis age 68 of Dayton passed away Friday April 7, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret & Carl Davis, mother-in-law & father-in-law, Fannalea & Clay Lowe. Jim is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sandie Davis; his children: Edward (Teresa) Davis of Piqua, Gregg Davis of TN, April (Larry) Bolden of TN and August Davis of Dayton. He has 3 sisters, Carole ...
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Nancy Benchic

January 7, 1931 - April 6, 2017

Nancy Benchic, age 86, passed away at her residence on Thursday, April 6th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mildred Morrison; husband of 41 years, Joseph Benchic and sisters, Francis Petty and Mary Alice Morrison. She is survived by her sons, David (Deborah) Benchic, Michael Benchic and Timothy (Bethany) Benchic; sister, Susan Pickering; grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew,...
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David E. Taylor

December 11, 1938 - April 5, 2017

David Eugene "Gene" Taylor age 78 of Kettering passed away Wednesday April 5, 2017. He was survived by his children: Darcy Rash, Shannon Taylor and Bryce Taylor; grandchildren, Tori Rash, Alex Taylor and Katelyn Taylor; brother, Charles "Teddy" Taylor; and Sheila Dorise. He retired as the secretary/treasurer of the Labor Union Local 1410 and a veteran of U S Army. He was an awesome Dad and...
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Betty L. Shupp

March 26, 1926 - April 4, 2017

SHUPP, Betty L., age 91 of Kettering, Ohio, passed away on April 4, 2017. Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Dale A. Shupp. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Lisa Shupp, and grandson, Michael Shupp. Visitation Friday, April 7th, 2017 from 11AM to 12PM at Tobias Funeral Home, Belmont Chapel with the Funeral Service to begin at 12PM. Online condolences may be made...
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Stephen Kyle Smith

February 11, 1986 - April 2, 2017

Stephen Kyle "KyKy" Smith, Age 31, of Dayton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Sunday April 2, 2017 at his home in Kettering, Ohio. He loved his family more than anything and was a loyal son, father, brother and friend. Now he is with his brother, Matthew in Heaven. He was born in Dayton, Ohio on February 11, 1986. He was preceded in death by his brother, Matthew Scott "Happy" Smith,grandparents,...
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Virginia Cain

June 30, 1927 - April 1, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Evelyn Osterfeld

June 25, 1937 - March 26, 2017

Evelyn Osterfeld, age 79, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Sunday, March 26th, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Joseph Osterfeld; her parents and two sisters. She is survived by her son, Joseph (Deborah) Osterfeld, daughter, Sheila (Kevin) Kuszmaul, brother, Andy Sprauer, special cousin, Stella Ebbing, grandchildren, Joshua and Laura Osterfeld,...
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Winona Bowen

March 3, 1936 - March 25, 2017

Bowen, Winona, age 81 of Dayton passed away unexpectedly and went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25th. Preceded in death by her husband Everett L. Bowen; daughter Debbie Johnson; and sisters E. Francis Ridener and Zezzie Lee Carpenter, Sons in Law Larry Brown, Jerry Oke. She is survived by sons Daniel (Evelyn) Bowen and Brian Bowen; daughters Beverly Oke and Donna Brown; brother Vinson...
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Mary Lou Hoendorf

August 26, 1931 - March 20, 2017

HOENDORF, Mary Lou, age 85 of Dayton, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017. Born in Cincinnati on August 26, 1931 she was the daughter of Edward and Stella (Shock) Dauer who precede her in death as well as her husband Jack to whom she was married for 41 years; infant daughter, Carolyn and brother, William Dauer. She is survived by her children, Don and Patty Hoendorf of Vandalia, Jackie and Dan...
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Earl R. Farmer

July 17, 1934 - March 17, 2017

Earl Farmer, 82, loving husband to Onieta Farmer passed away on 17 March 2017 having recently resided in Hondo, Tx after relocating from Fairborn, Ohio.  Earl is survived by Onieta, his wife of 65 years, 4 children: Reggie (Mark Reed), Terry (Stuart Gyde), Linda (Dean Balsiger), and Janice (Kenny Allen), his brother Melburn Farmer, & sister Carolyn Mitchell. Earl & Onieta were...
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Mary F. Waitzman

June 12, 1920 - March 11, 2017

WAITZMAN (SCHLIPF), Mary F, of Dayton and Columbus, Ohio passed away on March 11, 2017 in her residence at the Villas at Saint Therese. She was the daughter of Frank B and Mary Ann Schlipf and raised by her grandmother Mary Elizabeth Schlipf. She wed Donald Nicholas Waitzman (deceased). She is survived by her daughter Mary Elizabeth Theodoras of Columbus, wife of John L. Kaufman; grandchildren -...
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Loretta Marie Meshew

January 21, 1919 - March 2, 2017

Loretta Marie Meshew, age 98 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Joshua "Bud" H. Meshew; three sisters, Viola Paris, Ada Thomlinson, Audrey Little; and brother, Wilber Barr. Loretta is survived by her three children, Larry (Sandy) Meshew, Darrell (Sheila) Meshew, Tami (Tony) Herzer-Absi, 5 grandchildren; 15 great...
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Anthony Wright

August 11, 1959 - March 1, 2017

Wright, Anthony Edward "Tony", age 57, of Vandalia passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at his residence. He was born on August 11, 1959, in Dayton, OH to Cynthia A. (Hofele) Wilson and Carl E. Wright, both of whom preceded him in death. He is survived by his 3 loving sisters, Kim Wright Winchester, Laurie Wright (Butcher) Condy, Sandy Wright (Lenny) Cluley; his aunt,...
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Frank Talmage

September 18, 1939 - February 27, 2017

Frank E. Talmage, age 77, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Mon., Feb. 27th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank A. and Dorothy Talmage, sister, Gretchen Cline and brother, James Talmage. He is survived by his sisters, Nancy Moore, Judy (Bob) Bailey and Lois (Ron) Smith; many nieces and nephews and sister-in-law, Gail Talmage. Frank was a 32nd degree mason and...
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Anthony Allen Flohre

January 20, 1954 - February 22, 2017

Anthony Allen "Tony" Flohre age 63, Tony slipped away quietly in the night to meet God after a 6 month courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma & Amyloidosis. He was preceded in death by his father, Kenneth. He leaves his 2 daughters : Madison, and Alexis both of FL; his mom Rita Flohre; sisters, Suzanne Baldasare (Jim Dabbelt), Dee DeBanto (Steve Schauer); brothers; Kenny (Katie), Bill,...
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Betty Manley

February 10, 1927 - February 16, 2017

MANLEY, Betty Manley of Dayton Ohio passed away February 16 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. Born February 10 1927. Preceded in death by mother Charlotte, father Phillip, husband Howard, Sisters Phyllis, Dorothy, Janet, brother Bob, son John, Daughter in law Tonya. Survived by daughter Deborah, sons Howard, Mike, Steve, & Danny. Daughter in law Dee. Granddaughters Lesley, Teresa, Erin, Mary, Nikki,...
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James Taylor Sullivan

May 26, 1952 - February 15, 2017

SULLIVAN, James Taylor, age 64 of Dayton, OH went home to be with the Lord on February 15, 2017. James is preceded in death by his parents; Jake and Bernice Sullivan; and his in laws, Emery and Zereda Sammons. James is survived by his loving wife, Zereda; loving son, James; daughter, Theresa Parker; Aunt Mylene and Uncle Grip; as well as his nine siblings and their families. A visitation will be...
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Beverly Dianne Clark

October 28, 1934 - February 14, 2017

.Clark, Beverly D., age 82 of Dayton, went to be with her husband on Valentine's Day. She passed away at home on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. She was born October 28, 1934 in Dayton, Ohio. Shortly after graduating in 1953, she met Dale at the bowling alley; they were married on September 23, 1955. She enjoyed playing cards and bingo. She worked at H&R Block for many years and loved doing taxes...
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Rebecca Louise Baughman

July 15, 1936 - February 12, 2017

BAUGHMAN, Rebecca Louise, age 80 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017. She is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Omer Baughman; parents, James and Alice Rebecca (Trumbo) Ward; brother, Jim Ward; and step father, Harold F. Guth. Rebecca is survived by her sons and daughters in law, Doug (Ginny White) Baughman, Bruce (Tammy Marion) Baughman; grandchildren, Rev. Aaron (Patty...
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Joshua Alan Gue

February 11, 2017 - February 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Robert D. Baumgardner

July 1, 1951 - February 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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William Lewis Kesling

August 21, 1953 - February 8, 2017

KESLING Jr., William Lewis, age 63 of Waynesville, OH, passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Bill is survived by his loving wife, Debbie; daughter and son in law, Stacey and Evan Butler; son and daughter in law, Michael and Kimi Kesling; granddaughter, Beatrice; grandson, Rory, as well has his parents, siblings and their families, nieces, nephews and friends. A graveside service will be...
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Phillip Michael Lane

June 17, 1977 - February 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Jeanette Cates

June 7, 1934 - January 28, 2017

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Wilma Jean Clawson

May 11, 1931 - January 21, 2017

Clawson, Wilma Jean, age 85 of Dayton passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017. Preceded in death by husband Clyde Clawson, Jr. "Red"; parents Goldie Belle Beaver and Eli Black; son Clyde J. Clawson, Jr. (Little Red); sisters Vivian Moser and Linda Smith; brothers Howard, Norman, and Don Black; sister-in-law Edna Black; and brother-in-law Jim Smith. She is survived by her daughters Carolyn Johnston...
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Tryphena Smyth

March 16, 1929 - January 19, 2017

Tryphena L. Smyth , age 87, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 10 Wilmington Place, Dayton, Ohio. She was born in Fixer, Kentucky and she was a resident of Dayton, Ohio for more than 65 years. She attended Southland Bible Institute. She was a longtime employee of the National Cash Register Company (NCR) and later retired from General Motors working at the Moraine assembly plant. She was...
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Mary Alice Johnson

November 3, 1945 - January 18, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Bonnie D. Baker

July 29, 1927 - January 17, 2017

Bonnie Dee Dietz Baker began her last adventure Tuesday morning, January 17th, when she passed away in hospice care after suffering a stroke Wednesday, January 4.Bonnie was born to the late Harry and Emma Dietz in Cookeville, TN July 29, 1927, and was the only girl among eight brothers. Bonnie developed an interest in science and math at an early age and went on to graduate with honors from...
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Terry Robert Stueve

July 30, 1960 - January 16, 2017

Terry Robert "T" Stueve passed on 16 January 2017 at the young age of 56. We will be celebrating his life with a "College Football" themed event at Tobias Funeral Home - Belmont Chapel, 648 Watervliet Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45420 on the 27th of January from 2:00 - 5:00. His wake will be held at the Falcon Club, 229 Clover St. where he was a member and active supporter. Please...
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Georgia G. Keller

February 18, 1911 - January 13, 2017

KELLER, Georgia G., age 105 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on Jan. 13th, 2017. Georgia was born in Beamsville, Ohio on Feb. 18th, 1911 to Goldie and Pearl Shue. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 65 years, Eddie Keller, her daughter Joan Keller Ewing, son-in-law Wilfred "Red" Ewing, sisters Irma Mills and Opal Luers, brothers Tyrus Smith and Jack Smith, and Poppy - her step-father -...
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Emma Rose Mayl

August 9, 1943 - January 13, 2017

Emma Rose Mayl age 73 of Dayton passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. Rose is survived by her husband, John, daughter, Theresa Jackson; grand dog, Gizmo; she is also survived by numerous family members and extensive friends she called family. Her family would like to thank the staff at Hospice, especially nurse, Charlotte. Rose belonged to American Legion, Amvets, and VFW of Kettering, and Moose,...
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Martin Freeman

August 25, 1926 - January 10, 2017

FREEMAN, Martin, age 90 of Dayton, Ohio passed away on January 10, 2017. Martin is preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Freeman. He is survived by his daughters, Kathy (John) Gilliam of Wilmington, Karen Turner of Kettering as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Martin served his country in the United States Navy, was a race car driver for many years and worked for Heidelburg...
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Eileen A. Puterbaugh

February 3, 1941 - January 7, 2017

Eileen A. Puterbaugh, age 75, passed away on Saturday, January, 7th, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Elizabeth Hepp and brother, Charles Hepp. She is survived by her daughters, Brenda (Jeffrey) Furderer and Monica (Steven) Brackman; grandchildren, Audrey (Ben), Daniel (Morgan), Kayla, Noah, Jessica (Zach), Andrew and Faith and great-grandchildren,...
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Stella Laska

June 22, 1947 - January 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Mamie M. McCuiston

September 6, 1925 - January 5, 2017

McCuiston, Mamie Marie, age 91 of Noblesville, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Harbour Manor. She was preceded in death by her husband John D. McCuiston; parents Cora Lee and Ted R. Tabor; daughter Lila McCuiston; and siblings Ruth Parsons, Teddy Tabor, and Oliver G. Tabor. Mamie is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Bonna McCuiston Marr (husband Robert Marr Jr.) and...
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Alice P. Rasor

April 25, 1930 - January 5, 2017

Rasor, Alice P., age 86 of Kettering peacefully passed away at her home on Thursday, January 5, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband Ted Rasor; parents Evelyn and John Joseph Carlisle, and great-granddaughter Ella Rose Rowell. Survived by her daughter Evelyn (Jim) Kelley; grandchildren John (Caryn) Kelley and Emily (David) Kremer; great-grandchildren David James Rowell and Jack Kelley;...
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Charles A. Bryan

December 1, 1929 - January 5, 2017

BRYAN, Charles A. "Chuck" age 87 of Otterbein Retirement Community in Lebanon, Ohio, passed away Thursday January 5, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Suzanne (Dover), 3 daughters, Carolyn (Keith) Gorby of Cincinnati, Ohio and 4 grandchildren, Jennifer (William) Cole, Sarah (Nyk) Belcher, Bryan (Michelle) and Daniel (Lily); Judy Boyer of Laura, Ohio and 8 grandchildren, Ben,...
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Dorothy L. Morgan

May 16, 1926 - January 1, 2017

MORGAN, Dorothy L "Dottie" age 90 of Dayton passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017, She was preceded in death by first husband, Stanley Van Zant, second husband, Floyd R Morgan, step-daughter, Barb Burgen and granddaughter, Hilary (nee Arnold) Burt. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Annette (Jim) Arnold; Floyd's daughter, Delores (Larry) Enigk; beloved sister-in-law, Evelyn Morgan and numerous...
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Jack Thomas Eldred

September 14, 1932 - January 1, 2017

ELDRED, Jack T. Devoted to God, Country, and Family, Jack had a kind word and smile for anyone who he crossed paths with. Preceded in death by first wife Nancy and daughter Bobbi Hendrix, survived by wife Sally, children Donna (Billy) Moore, Sue (Roger) Sedahle, Robert (Paz) Christian, Dixie Christian, Bill (Amy) Christian, John (Lotti) Christian, granddaughters Heather Veghte & Elizabeth...
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Kenneth Gene Frank

November 4, 1961 - December 30, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Mary Catherine Woodyard

July 10, 1937 - December 27, 2016

Mary C. Woodyard, age 79, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27th, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, William A. Woodyard and son, Michael Edward Woodyard. She is survived by her daughter, Janet Conover; 4 sons, William I. (Luann) Woodyard, Timothy W. Woodyard, Kenneth D. Woodyard , Mark A. (Kristy) Woodyard and 7 grandchildren. Requiem service will be 10am on...
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Beulah Breedlove

July 3, 1924 - December 24, 2016

Breedlove, Beulah Mae, age 92 of Dayton passed away on December 24, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents Lucuis Wesley and Mary Jane Breedlove; brother-in-law General Roy Estes, and niece Bobby Combs. Beulah is survived by her sister Martha Viola Estes, nephew and niece Roy and Vicki Estes; great nieces and nephews: Larry and Ginger Combs, Melissa and Brent Kerlin, Matthew and Stephanie...
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Thomas Frederick Carroll

August 21, 1949 - December 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Hildegard A. Vogel

October 12, 1922 - December 22, 2016

VOGEL, Hilda, age 94 of Dayton, OH passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2016. She is survived by her daughter and son in law Gretchen and Dick Halderman; grandchildren, Josh (Erica) Halderman, Jen Halderman, Kevin (Courtney) Halderman, Keith (Diane) Halderman; great-grandchildren, Hugh, Laurel, Shaun, Isaiah, Nathan, and Alex. The family would like to thank the staff at The Laurelwoods for all...
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Herbert Jacob Millat

August 8, 1914 - December 21, 2016

Herbert J. Millat, age 102, went to be with the Lord in peace December 21st, 2016. He was born in Dayton, Ohio to the late Anna K. and Gust Millat. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, M. Dorothy (Wallace) Millat of 63 years; sisters, Gertrude Todd, Ruth Daniel, Esther Garrison and Dorothy Hawley; brothers, Gustav, Otto, Alfred and Walter Millat, brother-in-law, Bob Beall and son-in-law,...
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Phyllis J. Kauffman

July 7, 1930 - December 19, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Carolyn Austyn Nicely

December 19, 2016 - December 19, 2016

Carolyn Nichole and Austyn Michael Nicely were born sleeping and became angels December 19th, 2016. They are survived by their mother and father, Caitlin and Jeffrey, two sisters, two brothers, grandparents, great-grandparents and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. They were received into heaven by several other family members for safe keeping. Carolyn and Austyn are together...
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Bette J. Omlor

November 28, 1948 - December 10, 2016

Bette J. Omlor, age 68, of Dayton, OH, passed away at Kindred Hospital on Friday, December 10th, 2016. She was preceded in death by parents, Gerald and Agnes Schwartz and daughter, Lisa Marie Omlor. She is survived by her sons, Aaron (Bob Henley) Omlor and Eric (Megan) Omlor; sisters, Vickie (Frank Normile) Schermbeck-Normile and Linda (John) Matheny; brother, Mike (Donna) Schwartz; granddaughter...
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Patricia Anne Hayes

December 22, 1922 - December 10, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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Naomi Baker

June 21, 1940 - December 9, 2016

Naomi (Yeary) Baker, born June 21st, 1940, Breathett Co., KY, passed away on Friday, Dec. 9th, 2016 at Sycamore Hospital, Dayton, OH. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex Leroy Baker; mother, Edith (Bowling) Yeary; father, Aster Zack Yeary; three brothers, Larry, Lonnie and William Edward Yeary; one sister, Ann Dempsey and two great-grandchildren, Grayson Baker and infant baby girl...
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Marie E. Mendenhall

July 25, 1921 - December 8, 2016

MENDENHALL, Marie E. "Toots," age 95 of Dayton, passed away peacefully at her residence on December 8, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold; parents, Shuey and Leona; sister and brother in law, Dorothy and Barney, as well as grandson- in- law, Anthony Greitzer. Marie is survived by her daughter, Judith Ann Tapp, granddaughter, Tammy Tapp, as well as 5 nieces and 2 nephews, and...
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Judy Ann Ward

April 27, 1949 - December 7, 2016

WARD, Judy Ann, age 67, passed peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was known as a sports enthusiast! She also enjoyed taking walks, watching movies and making people laugh. Judy was preceded in death by her father, Billie Ward; mother, Velcie Ward; brother, Herbert Ward; sister, Ruby Ward; brother, Steve Ward;...
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Walter E. Joyce

February 16, 1927 - December 5, 2016

Joyce, Walter E. age 89 of Dayton passed away Monday December 5, 2016 at the Dayton Veteran's Center Hospice Unit. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Vera (Holt) Joyce. Sister Alice Peterson and brothers William E. and Wilbur Joyce. Survived by a daughter and son-in-law Lori Ann (Timothy H.) Becks. Son and daughter-in-law retired Army Sergeant First Class James C. (Yolonda) Joyce...
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Janice Lee Killian

August 14, 1949 - November 27, 2016

KILLIAN, Janice Lee, age 67 of Dayton passed away November 27, 2016 at home. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gradie and Edna Woodson. She is survived by her sons, Todd and Scott Killian and Edward Edgerton; daughter, Tiffany Killian; brother, Arthur (Skip) Woodson; grandchildren, Brody, Emily, Benjiman, Lucas, and Nicholas Killian; and her boyfriend Bruce Ludwig. A memorial service will...
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Merle Gene Carr

March 14, 1932 - November 27, 2016

CARR, Merle, age 84, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away at Kettering Medical Center on Sunday, November 27th, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ella Jane Carr; wife of 47 years, Maurine Carr and brothers, Edgar Carr, Arthur Carr and Carlos Peebles. He is survived by his sons, Mike Carr, Marlon Carr and Merle (Angie) Carr Jr. He was a long time member of St. Mark's Lutheran...
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David Charles King

December 7, 1946 - November 27, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Tobias Funeral Home, Dayton, OH.
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