Friday, September 4, 2009

William J. Riegle (December 20, 1934 - September 3, 2009)

Mr. William J. “Bill” Riegle, 74, of Minster, Ohio passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2009 at 7:43 AM at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. He was born on December 20, 1934 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Robert & Geneva (McGriff) Riegle.

He worked as the Maintenance Manager for Carillon House in Kettering, Ohio.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son Douglas Lee Riegle.

He is survived by; wife, Rita (Gessler) Riegle of Minster, Ohio whom he married on December 31, 1954; daughter and son in law, Sheryl & Wayne Lavy of Greenville; sons and daughter in law, Mark & Ramona Riegle of Greenville, Richard Riegle of Irving, Texas and Thomas Riegle of Arcanum, Ohio; grandchildren, Janell (Jason) Ross, Nick (Elly) Lavy, Doubys Wyoming, Robert Riegle, Chelsea Riegle, Jessica (Travis) Qualls and Justin Riegle; 8 great grandchildren; sister and brother in law, Janice & Dwane Hansbarger of Kettering, Ohio; brothers in law and sisters in law, Karen & Don Newbauer of Greenville and Glenn & Charlotte Gessler of North Carolina as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a service held on Monday, September 7, 2009 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville with Pastor Paul Chastain officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, September 6, 2009 from 1-3 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio Wildlife Fund at Wildlife Central Office, 2045 Morse Rd., Bldg. G-1, Columbus, Ohio 43229. Condolence for the family may be sent to