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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Kenneth R. Besecker (March 16, 1914 - June 7, 2009)

Mr. Kenneth R. Besecker, age 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 11:38 P.M. Sunday June 7, 2009 at his residence. He was born March 16, l914 in Franklin Township Darke County Ohio, son of the late Charles L. & Dollie (Wintrow) Besecker. Kenneth retired in 1974 from the N.C.R. Corporation of Dayton and following his retirement worked for many years as a security guard at numerous other businesses in the area. Kenneth enjoyed working, his family and was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sisters—Mary Baker and Zelma Leonard. Also 2 brothers—Edward and Paul Besecker. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Ella C. (Wade) Besecker of Greenville. They were married September 27, l946. Also by sons and daughters in law—Robert G. & Betty Besecker of Knoxville, Tenn., Charles A. & Anna Belle Besecker of Pleasant Hill, Daniel T. & Marie Besecker of Greenville, Ken Lee & Barbara Besecker of Troy and Stephen Besecker of Arizona. Also daughter and son in law—Leanna & Kenneth J. Green of Greenville. Grandchildren—David Besecker, Larry Besecker, Beverly Winfield, LuAnn Broadbent, Debbie Hunt, Diane Long, Jeff Besecker, Scott Besecker, Tammy Hagemeyer, Selena Burk, Daniel A. Besecker, Julie DuBois, Danita McEldowney, Marisa Wilt, Emily Reier, Rachel Krauth and Jessica Romero. Also 29 great grandchildren, 15 great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday June 11, 2009 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Mr. David Monroe officiating. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 till 8 P.M. in the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be sent to