Our Obituaries

Susan Jane Takacs

July 6, 1942 - December 12, 2017

TAKACS, Susan Jane, age 75 of Fairborn, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 23 years in October 1986, John J. Takacs; and her parents, John Barry and Helen Heckman. Susan is survived by her sons, Barry Takacs and Scott (Kathy) Takacs; daughter, Theresa (David) Hochhalter; 2 step-grandchildren, David "Beau" Hochhalter and Brigid Hochhalter...
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Antonia Elizabeth Shalai Inman

March 7, 1992 - December 4, 2017

Antonia "Nonie" Inman passed away on Monday, December 4, 2017 surrounded by family. She was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota on March 7, 1992. She is survived by her loving parents, Anthony and Eaprel; sisters, Charrise and Amour; nephews, Lawrence, Omar, Antwaun, and Marqese; grandmothers, Michelle Pierre and Nancy Inman; grandfather, Lewis Love; a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, a very best...
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Brian Keith Pack

March 18, 1959 - December 3, 2017

PACK, Brian K. age 58 of Beavercreek, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Sunday, December 3, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Beatrice Pack; and baby brother, Samuel R. Pack. Brian is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Beverly Pack of Beavercreek; children, Erin Pack of Dayton, and Matthew & Heather Pack of Beavercreek; grandchildren, Mackenzie Pack of Dayton, and...
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Ramona Peña Calvert-Gwin

December 4, 1956 - December 1, 2017

Ramona Peña Calvert-Gwin, age 60 of Dayton, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Friday, December 1, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved adoptive father, Dr. Jack Calvert; and her aunt, Judith Behrens. Ramona is survived by her mother, Jeannine Calvert; brother, Michael Calvert; sister, Monica Calvert Hawn (Michael Hawn); sons, Jack Gwin (Chelsea Gwin) and Dean Gwin (Audrey Gwin); step...
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Angie Stephens

March 31, 1965 - November 27, 2017

STEPHENS, Angie, age 52 of Fairborn, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Carol Irvin of Troy, OH. Angie is survived by her loving husband of 29 years, Paul Stephens; children, Ashley Irvin of Fairborn, Nick Stephens (Alex Thompson) of Fairborn, and Jennifer Martin of Wilmington; granddaughter, McKenna Martin;...
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Ruth Elizabeth Clensy

August 13, 1924 - November 13, 2017

CLENSY, Ruth, age 93 of Fairborn, passed away Monday, November 13, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Kenneth Clensy; her parents, Grace and Halden Forrest; her son, Ron E. Clensy; and sister, Mildred Long. Ruth is survived by her grandson, Brooks Clensy (Kelsey Huber) of Columbus; sister, Helen Termuhlen of Miamisburg; daughter-in-law, Beth Taylor (Billy Taylor) of...
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Sharon Arlene Elliott

March 27, 1950 - November 9, 2017

ELLIOTT, Sharon Arlene, age 67 of Fairborn, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gary James Elliott Sr.; son, Gary James Elliott Jr.; sisters, Mary McCoy and Betty Spencer; and brother, William Reynolds. Sharon is survived by her children, Joseph Elliott, Tricia (Jess) Brown, and Vicki (Melissa Peter) Elliott; brother,...
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Virginia F. Miller

July 1, 1932 - November 8, 2017

MILLER, Virginia F. age 85 of Springboro, Ohio passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Miller; and son, Robert Miller. Virginia is survived by her sons, Gary (Tanya) of Trenton, Larry Joe of Middletown, Steve (Teddy) and Ronnie both of Sarasota, Fla; daughters, Sue (Larry) Roten of Carson City, NV, Patricia (Raymond) Gregg of Morrow, and Pamela...
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John Bird Shields

January 8, 1959 - October 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Robert Olen Lantz

January 9, 1926 - October 31, 2017

Robert Olen Lantz, 91, of Fairborn, Ohio passed away of natural causes in his daughter's home on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Robert was born January 9th, 1926 in Mason City, Iowa to Ray Irving Lantz and Ruby Osborn. On October 28th, 1947 he was married to Katherine Mary Farley of Athens, Ohio in Wilmington, Ohio. Robert started his career in 1944 with the Army Air Corp in the European Theater,...
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David Andrew Slye

August 9, 1979 - October 27, 2017

SLYE, David Andrew, age 38 of Fairborn, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born August 9, 1979 in Xenia, Ohio to Kathy Easterling and Andrew Slye. David found great joy in crafts, music, and spending time with his friends. He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Eula & Eza Baldridge Jr. of Morehead, KY and Helen Lester of Fairborn; brother, Freddie Baldridge;...
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Patricia Jean Saunders

December 22, 1935 - October 26, 2017

Patricia Jean Saunders age 81 of Fairborn, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at Kettering Medical Center. She was born the daughter of Urban & Catherine (Adams) Feltz on December 22, 1935 in Dayton, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents, and 3 brothers Gene, Jerry, and Keith Feltz. Patricia is survived by her daughters Barbara Saunders, and Brenda (Matt) Cole, son David (LeeAnn...
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Elma M. Morgan

June 14, 1933 - October 24, 2017

MORGAN, Elma "Cotton", our beloved mother, went to be with Jesus on October 24, 2017. She was born June 14th, 1933 at home in Rockhouse, Paintsville, KY. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, James H. Morgan with whom she shared 46 years; her loving mother, Hazel Preston Lemaster; father, Arthur "Buck" Preston; her 3 brothers, Glen Preston, Johnny Preston and Leonard Preston and her 3...
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Lola C. Shuman

June 30, 1945 - October 21, 2017

Lola C. Shuman, age 72, of 1633 Wogaman Drive, Park Layne, died Saturday, 21 October, 2017 in Grandview Hospital, Dayton, from the effects of a heart attack suffered Friday, 13 October. She had been in declining health for several months. She was born 30 June 1945, in Faye, Kentucky, a daughter of Renzoe and Christine (Bowling) Conley, late, of Fairborn, OH. She is survived by her husband,...
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Gloria Jean Norbury

April 15, 1937 - October 13, 2017

NORBURY, Gloria Jean, age 80 of Fairborn, passed away Friday, October 13th, 2017. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, USAF MAJ. Karl Norbury. Gloria is survived by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and sisters. She was a loving wife and mother and had a passion for roller skating. Visitation is Thursday, November 16, 2017, 6-8PM at Burcham Tobias Funeral Home,...
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Marjorie Minehart Compton

December 3, 1927 - October 4, 2017

COMPTON - MINEHART Marjorie 89 of Fairborn passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Marjorie is preceded in death by her beloved husbands John Minehart in 1991 with whom she shared 46 years, and Chester Compton in 1998 sharing 2 years with him. Also preceding Marjorie are her parents John and Margaret (nee Peel) Finney, two sons John and Tommy Minehart, daughters-in-law Janet, Darlene...
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Dorothy Ann Griffith

September 25, 1941 - September 25, 2017

GRIFFITH, Dorothy Ann age 76, passed forward at home in Fairborn on Monday, September 25, 2017. She was born at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, OH September 25, 1941 to Johanna and Alfred Diederichs, legal immigrants from Germany. Except for 10 years in Leeds, Alabama, she was a lifelong resident of Osborn / Fairborn. She graduated Osborn Bath High School, became a licensed beautician and...
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Kynleigh Grace Christon

January 16, 2017 - September 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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John M. McKenzie

September 29, 1948 - September 21, 2017

McKENZIE, John M. age 68 of Fairborn, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Soin Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charlotte T. and Charles E. McKenzie; daughter, Ramona Lee McKenzie; and brother, Charles A. McKenzie. John is survived by his brother, Orville R. McKenzie; sons, Sean M. Welsh of Dayton and Aaron D. (Samantha) Welsh of Riverside; grandchildren, Haley,...
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Charles Theodore Joseph

September 4, 1940 - September 16, 2017

JOSEPH, Charles "Ted", age 77 of Fairborn, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017. He was preceded in death by a daughter, his parents, grandparents, and 2 sisters Melody and Yvonne. Ted is survived by his wife Betty; sons, Scott and Ammie of Colorado, Doug at home, and Mike and Robin of Fairborn; 4 granddaughters, Kelly, Shelby, Camryn and Emily; 1 grandson, Garrett; 2 great-grandchildren,...
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Ollie Geams Campbell

March 26, 1937 - September 8, 2017

CAMPBELL, Ollie Geams 80 of Fairborn, Ohio passed away peacefully at home Friday, September 8, 2017. Ollie was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 43 years Lorene Campbell in 2003, parents Taylor and Lillie (nee Combs) Campbell, sister-in-law Glaudia Campbell, 7 brother's and sister's. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters and sons-in-law Reta and Randy Byrd of TN, Sharon and Billy...
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James Thomas Clark

January 30, 1933 - September 6, 2017

James T. Clark, age 84 of Fairborn, passed away on September 6, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife Liddie Bell Clark, parents Helen and James Clark, son Victor Eugene Clark, grandson Philip Clark II, and sisters Evelyn Key and Billie Bledso. James is survived by 4 sons: Philip Clark, Sr. (Debbie), Dana Lee Clark (Vickie), Larry James Clark (Vickie), and Robert T. Clark (Linda), sister...
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James Ingle

June 3, 1950 - September 4, 2017

INGLE, James "Mac" age 67 of Enon, OH passed away at home on Monday, September 4, 2017. He was born in Springfield, OH on June 3, 1950 to the late Mary and Jack Ingle. Mac is survived by his children, Brandon (Christy) Belt of SC, Larisa (Jonathan Schook) Ingle of London OH, Alex (Jesse) Hickey of Hillsboro OH, and Mariana Wichmann & family of Brazil; sister, Joyce Ingle of Springfield;...
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Dorothy Lillian Lane

July 7, 1934 - September 4, 2017

LANE, Dorothy L. age 83 of Fairborn, passed away at Heartland of Beavercreek on Monday, September 4, 2017. She was born July 7, 1934 in Rock Castle County, KY the daughter of Dova Johnson and Grover Burke. Dorothy was an avid bingo player, loved to shop and enjoyed traveling with her companion. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 46 years, Bearl Lane; her siblings, Marie,...
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William Jennings Ramsey

April 2, 1931 - August 25, 2017

RAMSEY, William J. age 86 of Fairborn, passed away surrounded by family Friday, August 25, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Georgia Ramsey; parents, Beaulah and Bertie Mae; and 7 siblings. William is survived by his children, Norma (David) Toner of Fairborn, Linda Poole of Fairborn, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Ramsey of Fairborn, and Beth (Scott) Sering of Shelbyville, IN; 10...
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Mildred Eileen Carnell

December 25, 1924 - August 22, 2017

CARNELL, Mildred Eileen 92 of Fairborn, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Mildred is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 54 years Samuel M. Carnell Jr. in 1997, son Jimmy Carnell, daughter Phyllis Purtee, parents Charles E. and Chlora V. (nee Brown) Hoover, sisters Vera Meyers, Maxine McKnight, brothers Harold, Art and Del Hoover. She leaves to cherish her memory two sons...
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Rolla E. Malan

July 4, 1920 - August 19, 2017

MALAN, Rolla Edward 97 of Fairborn, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 19, 2017. Rolla was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 50 years Geneva (nee Ogle) Malan in 2007, his daughter Jeanie Malan, parents Henry and Aurelia (nee Berthoux) Malan and good friend George Seitz. He leaves to cherish his memory his friends Barbara Seitz, Gary and Kim Seitz, Jerry and Terri Perkins, Russ and...
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Steven R. Prather

December 16, 1947 - August 18, 2017

PRATHER, Steven R. age 69 of Fairborn, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Friday, August 18, 2017. He was preceded in death by his sister, Rebecca Prather; brother, Dave Prather; and parents, Mary Beth and George Hosack. Steven is survived by his daughters, Lisa Prather Yuka and husband Ferdnand Yuka, Stephanie Prather, and Jennifer Cordova and husband Robert Cordova; sister, Lora Morris; and...
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Steven Edward Smith

November 6, 1946 - August 10, 2017

SMITH Steven Edward, 70, of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away peacefully Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Dayton VA Victory Ridge Hospice with his family at his side. Steven was born November 6, 1946, the son of George and Vivian (Sever) Smith who preceded him in death, also preceeding him was a daughter Victoria Smith and his beloved dog Marvin. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters and sons...
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Geraldine Mae Callison

April 24, 1928 - August 7, 2017

CALLISON, Geraldine Mae 89 of Fairborn, passed away peacefully Monday, August 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 53 years, Albert Allen Callison in 1999, one son John Allen Callison, her parents Cory Carl and Florence Edith (Davidson) Clark, son-in-law Alfred Combs, great-grandson Justin Byron Combs, best friend of 60 years Mrs. Mona Wilson, 2 brothers and 6 sisters. ...
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Jean Eleanor McFatridge

November 15, 1929 - August 3, 2017

McFATRIDGE, Jean E. Andrus Koppe, age 87 of Springfield, Ohio, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard W. and Dorothy E. (Gump) Andrus, of Springfield, OH; two brothers who died in infancy, Howard and Walter; siblings Pauline Brumfield, Carl Andrus and Lois Moore, daughter-in-law JoAnna Koppe. Jean leaves to cherish her memory her children, Lee A....
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Robert Anthony May

September 9, 1953 - July 29, 2017

MAY, Robert Jr. Anthony "Bob" 63 of Fairborn passed away peacefully Saturday, July 29, 2017. Bob leaves to cherish his memory his son and daughter-in-law Erik and Jamie May of Fairborn, daughter Laura May of Middletown, three grandsons Cody Ward, Corey Weiss, Danny Curns. Also surviving are his good friends Gary and Cindy Croley and his pet dog Haus. Bob was preceded in death by his...
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Lucy Adkins

May 31, 1929 - July 29, 2017

ADKINS, Lucy, 88 of Fairborn, peacefully passed into the Lord's embrace with her family by her side on Saturday, July 29, 2017. She was born in Redwine, KY in 1929. She was preceded in death by her parents, Marion and Susan Adkins; her husband of 43 years, Luster Adkins; and two of her sons, Danny Adkins and Kenny Adkins. Lucy is survived by her daughters, Kathy (Larry) Swim of Wallingford, KY,...
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Flavia I. Aldridge

February 19, 1926 - July 29, 2017

ALDRIDGE, Flavia I., born February 19, 1926, age 91 of Fairborn, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Averil Aldridge; parents, Ora and Mabel McNeely; and siblings, Martha Artz, Clinton McNeely, and Donald McNeely. Flavia is survived by her sons, Averil Dean (LouSena) Aldridge and Stephen Ray (Rebecca) Aldridge; grandchildren, James Andrew ...
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Matthew M. Ashmore

April 19, 1974 - July 24, 2017

Matthew Michael Ashmore, 43, of Fairborn Ohio passed away Monday, July 24 at his residence. He was born April 19, 1974 in Cincinnati, Ohio the oldest child of Dennis and Patricia. He attended Mariemont Schools and graduated in 1992. He grew up spending lots of time with his grandparents Jerry and Neva in Mt. Orab, Ohio. There he enjoyed pitching in at the family restaurant as a waiter, cook...
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Judith A. Lee

February 23, 1943 - July 15, 2017

LEE, (Gitzinger) Judith A., age 74 of Xenia passed into the arms of our Lord on July 15, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on February 23, 1943 to the late Elmer and Eleanora Gitzinger. She was a graduate of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor's degree in Spanish Education and the University of Dayton with a Master's degree in Counseling. She was...
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Elmer Ray Bentley

May 25, 1930 - July 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Mary Anna Elam

March 11, 1932 - July 8, 2017

ELAM, Mary Anna 85 of Enon passed away peacefully Saturday, July 8, 2017. Mary leaves to cherish her memory one son and daughter-in-law Thomas and Paulette Elam of Springfield, four grandchildren, T J Elam Jr. and his wife Athena, Adam Elam and his wife Samantha, Mary Dalykas, Matthew Elam, 9 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister Betty Stark, sister-in-law Janet Hogue, two brothers...
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James Moore

March 14, 1931 - July 7, 2017

MOORE, James Clyde 86 of Enon, passed away peacefully Friday, July 7, 2017. James leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of 55 years Anna Jane (Caskey) Moore, son Bill Adams of Enon, two daughters and one son-in-law Sharon and Craig Mayer of Hamilton, Teresa of Florida; two grand-daughter's Machelle and Marla of Hamilton, good friend Leon Childers and numerous coon hunting friends. James...
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Charles E. Florkey

June 15, 1943 - July 2, 2017

Charles E Florkey. "Bud" age 74 passed away Sunday, July 2, 2017. He is survived by his daughters, Julie Bowling and Linda Gail Ross; 6 grandchildren: Melisa Kerns, Brandon Florkey, Heather Sargent, Roger Ross, Randolph R McKenzie, and Taylor Sexton and 5 great grandchildren: Jeremy Sargent, Bradyn Sargent, Hayden Florkey, Kayley Kerns, Cameron Kerns and nieces and nephews. Bud's favorite...
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Juanita Eldridge

December 12, 1948 - June 18, 2017

ELDRIGDE, Juanita Gay, age 68 of Fairborn, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde and Eva Deel; daughter, Missy Lynn Eldridge; and sister, Judy Deel. Juanita is survived by her husband, John Eldridge; daughters, Suzanne, Mary and Tracia; siblings, Jack (Anne) Deel, Ronnie Deel, and Joan Fraley; many nieces and nephews; and granddogs, Missy and Gabe. ...
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Marion J. Edwards

June 21, 1942 - June 16, 2017

EDWARDS Marion J. age 74, formerly of Fairborn, passed away at Bethesda North Hospital on Friday, June 16, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Lanny Edwards; parents, Dr. Rudolf and Charlotte Steinharter; parents-in-law, Ret. Lt. Col. George and Pearl Edwards; sister-in-law, Sonja Keeton; and brother-in-law, Mark Edwards. Marion is survived by her son, Steve (Libby)...
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Linda Wray Donaghy

July 14, 1952 - June 15, 2017

DONAGHY, Linda Wray, born July 14, 1952 in Seco, Letcher County, KY to the late Raymond & Anna Mae (Cockrell) Proffitt, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Bill Donaghy in 2007; son, James Clifford Campbell in 1967; brothers, James Clifford White in 1966 & Danny W. Proffitt in 2008; sister, Dana Frazier in 1949; and...
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Edna Ruth Vickery

September 19, 1929 - June 11, 2017

VICKERY, Edna Ruth, 87 of Fairborn, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Wright Nursing Home. Edna leaves to cherish her memory her son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Lela Vickery and three grandsons, Alex, Michael and Quinn Vickery of San Diego, California; Great-grandchildren Justin Jones, Kristina Wilbanks and Damon Shaffer; Dear friends and longtime neighbors, John & Brenda...
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Hilda Faye Jarvis

September 17, 1935 - May 27, 2017

JARVIS, Hilda Faye 81, of Fairborn, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 27,2017 at home with her family at her side. Hilda was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years William Jarvis in 2004, one son Sidney Jarvis, sister, Aleda Davis, brother Grover Gene Adams, great-grandson Tristan Rook, nephew Josh Clark, her parents Grover and Vesta (nee Williams) Adams. She leaves to cherish...
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Ricky Eugene Bolen

January 10, 1959 - May 26, 2017

BOLEN, Ricky "RB", age 58 of Fairborn, passed away Friday May 26, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Myrna "Tudy" Riber Neece. RB is survived by his father, Bill (Peggy Pareseau) Neece of Fairborn; siblings, Tim (Dyann) Bolen of Huber Heights, Angie (Mike) Morrissey of Fairborn, and Tony (Brenda) Neece of Fairborn; niece, Stephanie Morrissey; nephews, Gary Neece, and Jeremy Neece;...
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Paul Edmond Riggsby

October 18, 1938 - May 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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David Eugene Ballard

April 19, 1957 - May 5, 2017

BALLARD, David Eugene "Dave", age 60 of Fairborn, OH passed away Friday, May 5, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Ginger Ballard; and grandmother, Mary M. Call. Dave is survived by his children, Holly Williams of Fairborn, Tracy (Jamy Donnelly) Ballard of FL, and Sean (Mallory) Ballard of FL; siblings, Steven (Annette) Ballard of Dayton, and Cindy (Danny) Cornelius of...
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Katie Smith

December 1, 1929 - April 30, 2017

SMITH, Katie M., age 87 of Fairborn, passed away at home surrounded by her children on Sunday, April 30, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Darcus and Ben Owens; husband of 54 years, Gordon R. Smith; and siblings, Ethel Singleton, Cobern Owens, Jim Owens, Orville Owens, and Angeline Owens. Katie is survived by her children, Kenny Smith of Fairborn, Carla (Mike) Dunn of Dayton, and...
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Richard Edward Dean

December 27, 1945 - April 22, 2017

DEAN, Richard "Ed", age 71 of Fairborn, passed away at Hospice of Dayton on Saturday, April 22, 2017. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Edward Dean. Ed is survived by his mother, Ida Mae Dean; loving wife of 52 years, Gayle Dean; sister, Sharon (Terry) Kempf of Fairborn, brothers, Steve Dean and John Dean, both of Fairborn; daughter, Tammy (Scott) Pierce of Fairborn; granddaughter...
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Irma Francis Jones

March 3, 1941 - April 21, 2017

JONES, Irma "Frankie", age 76 of Fairborn, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Ohio State University Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ida Mae (Dunnaway) and Irmin B. Jones; daughter, Teresa Sparks; sisters, Mary Wilson, Fannie Lewis, and Betty Bowman; and brother, Tom Jones. Frankie is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Franklin Whitt of Fairborn; son,...
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Virginia Wendeline Gullett

April 5, 1941 - April 17, 2017

GULLETT, Virginia "Wendy", age 76 of Fairborn, died on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Soin Medical Center. She was born the daughter of James and Lou (Cox) Keeton in Jeptha, KY. Wendy was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Flora Turner; and her loving husband, Earl "Doug" Gullett. She is survived by her son James Gullett & fiancée Jennifer King, and grandson Waylon. Wendy was...
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Linnie Mae Williams

May 2, 1928 - April 17, 2017

WILLIAMS, Linnie Mae, age 88 of Fairborn, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Arbie Williams. Linnie is survived by her sons, Billy (Judith) Williams and Jimmy (Becky) Williams. Funeral services will be Monday, April 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm at Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, 119 E. Main St., Fairborn, OH. Interment will follow at Byron Cemetery. ...
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Billie Jack Russell

September 27, 1929 - April 12, 2017

RUSSELL, Billie Jack, age 87 of Fairborn, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 12, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, William E. and Estora Russell; and his son, William Edward Russell. Billie is survived by his wife of 63 years, Loretta Russell; sons, John (Marianne) Russell of Washington and Tim (Sherie) Russell of Kettering; and daughter, Kathryn Boling of Fairborn. He was...
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M. Ellen Glaser

December 13, 1919 - April 10, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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John Fultz

November 8, 1949 - April 8, 2017

FULTZ, John G. age 67 of Fairborn, OH passed away at Soin Medical Center on Saturday, April 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delores and Jesse Fultz and his former wife, Diana Goforth. John is survived by his son, Bill Fultz; daughters, Shelly Fultz Bowermaster, Missy Fultz, Stephanie (Matthew) Haskins, and Courtney (Jim) Dellaria; brothers, Jess Fultz, Dwight Fultz, and Mark...
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Mary Lou McClarren

April 8, 1938 - April 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Jerome Boyd Dague

April 12, 1939 - April 3, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Edith Fern Lykins

June 6, 1930 - April 1, 2017

LYKINS, Edith Fern (Perry), age 86 of Fairborn passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving daughters. She was born the daughter of Elmer Perry and Verna (Barker) Perry on June 6, 1930 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Edith is preceded in death by her parents, husband A.C. (Asa) Lykins of 67 years, brother Claude Perry, son Jimmie Lykins, son-in-law Barry Cotterman, grandchild...
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Marguerite Ann Homa

November 25, 1920 - March 26, 2017

HOMA, Marguerite Ann "Peggy" 96 of Fairborn, passed away peacefully, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Peggy was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 35 years Mike T. Homa, her parents Earl and Lelah (nee Chase) Wheeler, brother, Joe Wheeler, sister-in-law Donna Wheeler and great-great-niece Mary Clare. She leaves to cherish her memory one niece Linda & David Conway, great-nieces Amy (Michael)...
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Miriam Louise Donovan

November 29, 1926 - March 24, 2017

DONOVAN, Miriam Louise age 90 formerly of the Dayton area passed away on Friday March 24, 2017 in Cincinnati. She was born on November 29, 1926 in Toledo, Ohio to the late Norman and Lela (Nungester) Sherman. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Eugene Donovan in 2016; son, James Donovan; sister, Jeannette (Sherman) Allison; and brothers, Norman and...
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Clovese Nadine Snead

June 11, 1922 - March 20, 2017

Snead, Clovese K. (Kircum) age 94, a resident of Huber Heights passed away Monday, March 24, 2017 at Grandview Hospital. Clovese traveled the world as a dedicated military spouse with her husband, Fred Snead Sr., retired MSgt, UASF. She served as a special education teacher at St. Helen's Elementary School, in Dayton Ohio with the Greenview School District until she retired. Clovese faithfully...
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Ronald Schneck

May 23, 1939 - March 18, 2017

Schneck, Ronald, age 77 of Fairborn, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2017. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Robert Schneck. He will be missed and remembered by his loving wife, Donna Schneck and daughter, Lisa Schneck. Ron made many contributions to the Wright Patterson Air Force Base golf course over his 40 year career as Director of Golf. The family will receive friends...
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Ramona Lee McKenzie

April 6, 1982 - March 12, 2017

McKENZIE, Ramona Lee, age 34 of Fairborn, OH passed away Sunday, March 12, 2017. She leaves behind her father, John M. McKenzie of Fairborn and mother, Loretta L. McKenzie of Corbin, KY. No funeral services will be held. Arrangements in care of BUCRHAM-TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME, 119 E. Main St. Fairborn, OH 45324.
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Margarete J. Rowan

November 19, 1928 - March 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Tonya Jean Dodd

June 9, 1983 - February 26, 2017

DODD, Tonya Jean 33 of Trotwood, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at her home. Tonya leaves to cherish her memory her daughter Jade Lynn Dodd, her father David Dodd, her mother and step-father Victoria (nee Szary) and Daniel Howard , brother and sister-in-law David Jr. and Nicole Dodd. Also surviving are her maternal grandmother Carol Szary, paternal grandmother Barbara & Robert...
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Kimberly Dawn Howard

October 31, 1978 - February 26, 2017

Kimberly Dawn Howard age 38 of Fairborn, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her brother, William "Stacy" Howard. Kimberly is survived by her son, Jacob Warner; longtime partner, Jason Warner; granddaughter, Kylie Shover; her parents, Phyllis and George Howard; grandmother, Betty Brigner; sisters, Terri (Jeff Preston) Howard-Preston and Shannon (Mark Habel)...
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Lucille Porter

July 29, 1922 - February 26, 2017

Lucille B Porter, age 94 passed away Sunday February 26, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin, and daughter, Suzanne Porter, granddaughter, Bridget Porter, 2 brothers, Charles Heider and Earle Heider. Lucille is survived by her children: Eileen D Porter (Boyd Sowers) of Cedarville, OH, Carl D (Sandy) Porter of Valencia, CA, and Brian K Porter of Cincinnati, OH; 4 grandchildren...
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Shirley Ann Nelson

October 5, 1952 - February 18, 2017

NELSON, Shirley Ann 64 of Enon, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 18, 2017. Shirley was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 41 years Donald A. Nelson in 2013, her parents George A. and Lucille (nee Ely) Stambaugh. She leaves to cherish her memory, one son Brent A. Nelson of New Carlisle, three grandchildren Kylei, Cole and Lilly Lynn Nelson, 4 sisters and 3 brothers-in-law Susan...
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John Yurchison

August 22, 1932 - February 16, 2017

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Frances Mae Leach

November 25, 1929 - February 14, 2017

LEACH, Frances Mae (Igo) 87 of Fairborn passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Frances leaves to cherish her memory her beloved husband whom she married on Valentine's Day 30 years ago, Thomas Leach; her daughters and sons-in-law Wanda (nee Igo) & Donny Cooper, Janette & David Schmeling and Teresa & Brian Tribut. Also surviving are her sister Vivian Chambliss, grandsons...
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Gene E. Davis

November 16, 1946 - February 10, 2017

DAVIS, Gene E. age 70 passed away on Friday February 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents Don and Arlene Davis. Gene is survived by his wife of 48 years, Judy (Wiebers) Davis; daughters, Kim (Matt) Halsey and Karmen (Dan) Griggs; brothers, Gary (Lindsey) Davis and Gail (Barb) Davis; sister, Donna (Ron) Wiederin; 4 very special grandchildren, Abbi, Ben, Emily, and Ariel; best friend...
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Joyce Marie Randall

March 12, 1929 - February 9, 2017

RANDALL, Joyce Marie age 87 of Fairborn passed away on Thursday February 9, 2017. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, Roy Allen and Beatrice (McGuffey) Young; sisters, Freda and Juanita. She is survived by her husband, Russell Randall; son, David (Rhonda) Randall; daughter, Joanne (Garry) Mott; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other...
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Betty Jean Perdue

April 4, 1957 - February 7, 2017

PERDUE, Betty Jean 59 of Medway, passed away peacefully at home, Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She leaves to cherish her memory her beloved husband of 26 years John Perdue, 2 sons and one daughter-in-law John Havens & Ashley Slowas of KY, Richard Havens of Dayton, one daughter Angela Havens of KY, stepson William Paul Perdue. Also surviving are her brother Robert Buress, sister-in-law Vonda...
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Cleda Riley

March 12, 1938 - February 5, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Tobias Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Eulah Lee Conley

December 10, 1934 - February 4, 2017

Conley, Eulah Lee, age 82 of Fairborn passed away at Kelly's Vista Villa in Vista California on Saturday, February 4th at 6:30 am. She was happily married to her husband of 59 years, Dennie Conley of Fairborn, until he passed away on November 22, 2012. They were married in Zag, Kentucky and moved to Fairborn in 1956 where they lived until they moved to Carlsbad, CA in 2011 to live with their...
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Scottie Childers

February 14, 1985 - January 27, 2017

CHILDERS, Scottie age 31 of Fairborn, passed away Friday, January 27, 2017. Scottie is survived by his wife, Tasha Childers; mother and step father, Linda Watters and Ted Chambers; father and step mother, Shannon Watters and Judy Nelson; father and step mother, Scott Childers and Dixie Evans; his daughters, Mackenzie Lynn O'Dell, Maycee Lynn O'Dell, Kylie Madison Carpenter, Brielle Sue Childers,...
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Pat Kay Helton

July 30, 1946 - January 25, 2017

Patricia K. Helton age 70 of Fairborn died Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Dayspring Community. Pat was born the daughter of John & Inabelle (Augustine) Vincent on July 30, 1946 in Athens, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents, and brother Johnny Vincent. She leaves behind her loving husband of 30 years David Helton; 2 paternal daughters, Peggy Pierson, children Alexis, Jaelynn, and...
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Dovie Lorena Tecoma

April 11, 1921 - January 20, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Annette Joan Gilbert

September 17, 1940 - January 18, 2017

Annette J. (Ann) Gilbert, 76, died at Hospice of Dayton, Dayton Ohio, on January 18, 2017 after an 11 month battle with kidney cancer. Ann was born in Bevent, Wisconsin, on 17 September 1940, the daughter of the late Joseph and Martha (Gabor) Laska. She attended area schools, Rosholt (Wisconsin) High School and graduated from Maria High School, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. After graduation, she...
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Bonnie Rae Parrott

April 3, 1938 - January 12, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Lida Adkins

April 4, 1925 - January 11, 2017

Lida Adkins age 91 of Fairborn passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at Dayspring Community. She was born the daughter of Bennie & Florida (Blevins) Patrick on April 4, 1925 in Morgan County, Kentucky. Lida is preceded in death by her parents, sons Donnie, James, and Michael, grandson Daniel, all of her brothers and sisters. She is survived by her daughters Sue Hogan, Patty (Steve)...
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Delora Katherine Moore

July 14, 1936 - January 9, 2017

Delora Katherine Moore age 80 of Springfield died on January 9, 2017 at Wright Nursing and Rehab. She was born the daughter of Jasper & Mary (Cottrell) Daniel on July 14, 1936 in Rose Hill, Virginia. Delora was preceded in death by her parents, husband George Raymond Moore, brothers Albert, Arthur, and White; sisters Opal, Gladys, Almira, Lucille, and Maddelin; daughter Linda Gale Brown;...
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Jerry Richard Rowan

November 25, 1931 - January 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Trudy Lorrine Mentzer

September 20, 1965 - December 30, 2016

Trudy Mentzer, 51 of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on December 30, 2016 of natural causes. Trudy was born on September 20, 1965, to Robert and Elizabeth (Ann) Mentzer.She was a graduate of Cedarville High School, and The Ohio State University. She spent her professional life doing social work, with an emphasis on special needs children. She was employed at Montgomery County Board of...
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Jack Douglas Grody

April 9, 1933 - December 27, 2016

Jack D. Grody age 83 of Springfield died on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Jack was born the son of Theodore R. & Lena Mae (Hunt) Grody on April 9, 1933 in Osborn, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Candy Denny, and step daughter Wende Bodey. Jack is survived by his loving wife Sandra of 28 years; daughters Teresa Grody, Rebecca (Jimmy) Faust, Vicky Grody, Jackie Grody ...
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Linda Ann Hamilton

May 26, 1949 - December 25, 2016

Linda Ann Hamilton age 67 of Dayton passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital. She was born the daughter of Eugene & Lena Margaret (Holmes) Heid on May 26, 1949 in Dayton, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Richard Hamilton; sister Janet Heid; brother Glen Heid, and Edward Heid; grandson Trevor Hamilton. Linda is survived by her sons James ...
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Tomoko Delos Santos

April 22, 1928 - December 24, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Hedwig D. Gilliam

March 17, 1925 - December 17, 2016

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George Max Seitz

October 31, 1930 - December 12, 2016

George Max Seitz age 86 of Fairborn died on Monday, December 12, 2016. He was born the son of Earl & Maude (Roush) Seitz on October 31, 1930 in Brown County, Indiana. George is preceded in death by his parents; brothers Eugene Seitz, Ivan Seitz, Harold Seitz, and Paul Seitz; sisters Flora Artis, Eleanor Ayres, and Velma Henry. George is survived by his wife Barbara of 64 years; sons Gary ...
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Tarra Christine Parkison

March 12, 1991 - December 11, 2016

Tarra Christine Parkison age 25 of Centerville died on Sunday, December 11, 2016. She was born the daughter of Melvin Parkison & Joann Ferrell on March 12, 1991 in Dayton, Ohio. Tarra is survived by her parents; step mom Amber Parkison; fiancé Cameron Contant of Centerville; daughter Melody Contant; paternal grandmother Betty Parkison; 3 sisters Violet, Edna, and Kaylen; 3 half...
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Mahala Ison

March 5, 1939 - December 4, 2016

Mahala Ison "Haley" age 77 of Fairborn passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Patriot Ridge Community while surrounded by her loving family. Haley was born the daughter of Goodloe & Leona (Grigsby) Combs on March 5, 1939 in Jackson, Kentucky. Haley is preceded in death by her parents; first husband; 2 sisters Salome & Wanda. She is survived by her husband David Ison;...
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Erma Louise Shelton

April 15, 1927 - December 3, 2016

Erma Louise Shelton age 89 of Fairborn passed away on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Erma was born the daughter of John & Ethel Mae (Powell) Jones on April 15, 1927 in Peebles, Ohio. Erma is preceded in death by her parents; husband Dongene Shelton; two brothers; one sister. Erma is survived by her daughter Alma Shelton of Jamestown; sons Gene (Lura) Shelton of Fairborn, John Shelton of...
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Richard H. Gomez

January 6, 1926 - November 22, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Henry Carl West

December 16, 1927 - November 17, 2016

Henry Carl West age 88 of Fairborn, died on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Henry was born the son of Roger & Bertha (Centers) West on December 16, 1927 in West Liberty, Kentucky. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife Corrine West; brother Cordell West; sister Fairy West; grandson Joshua West. Henry is survived by his daughter Darlene Kuna of Florida; sons Dave (Linda) West of Fairborn...
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David Seaton Estep

November 5, 1946 - November 12, 2016

David Estep, age 70, of Fairborn passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2016. He was born the son of John & Virginia (Ryan) Estep on November 5, 1946 in Dayton. He is preceded in death by his parents. David is survived by his loving wife of 48 years Sharron (Bingham) Estep, loving children Natalie (Scott) McGrath of Dublin and Nathan (Traci) Estep of Edmond, OK, sisters Sue Ann (Wesley)...
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Michael Joel Amon

May 10, 1951 - November 12, 2016

Michael Joel Amon, Sr., age 65, of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away November 12, 2016 surrounded by his family. Born May 10, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio, he was a graduate of Fairborn High School, and served in the Air Force at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota. He was a recently retired Civilian Employee at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Aleta ...
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Dennis Bernard Gordon

November 29, 1957 - November 8, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Larry Thomas Barnette

July 12, 1947 - November 6, 2016

Arrangements under the direction of Burcham Jennings Funeral Home, Fairborn, OH.
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Edith Ann Meade

January 6, 1946 - November 1, 2016

Edith Ann Meade age 70 of Fairborn died on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Edith was born the daughter of Robert & Hulda (Rowell) Furlong on January 6, 1946 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Edith is preceded in death by her parents; husband William C. Meade; brothers John Furlong, and Rex Ross; sister Sandra Ross; stepchildren Laura, and Chuck Meade. She is survived by her son Kevin ( Janice)...
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