Merle L. Newbauer, age 72, of Greenville, Ohio, and formerly of Woodington, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 8:37 AM at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on October 5, 1944 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Robert & Lois (Hoover) Newbauer.
He is survived by his daughters and son in law, Emily & Bill Clark and Jennifer Newbauer both of Ansonia; grandchildren, Sarah Clark, Chris Clark and Rusty Hardwick; brother, John Newbauer of Rossburg; sisters, Ruth Avery and Lynn Newbauer both of Greenville; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, Donnie, Charlie and Ronnie Newbauer and sister, Roberta Newbauer.
Merle worked as a truck driver and was a very avid fisherman.
There will be a graveside service held on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Oakland Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio, with Pastor Donnie Smith officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the funeral home to help offset expenses. Condolence for the family may be sent through www.zecharbailey.com