Wednesday, June 21, 2017

C. Dean Besecker (June 9, 2017)

C. Dean Besecker, age 72 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 8:59 PM Friday June 9, 2017 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Dean was born March 4, 1945 in Greenville and the son of the late Delvor Besecker and Garnett (Myers) “Besecker” Grodzensky and Step Father Bob Grodzensky.

Dean was the owner/operator of the Old Stage Kennels of Waynesville and had barbered for 26 years in West Milton. He was a member of the Methodist Church, a licensed pilot and a member of the RC Flying Club of Greenville.

In addition to his parents and step father he was preceded in death by his sister Linda Wehrley April 20, 1990.

Dean is survived by his wife Gail Ann (Skidmore) Besecker of Greenville. They were married November 21, 1972. Also children Christopher (Julie Moore) Besecker and Matthew (Michele) Besecker all of Troy, Tammy (Dave) Beals of Monroe and Jeffrey Besecker and friend Donna Bernardi of Connecticut; 16 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 2 nieces, 1 nephew and numerous cousins.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 7:00 PM Monday June 26, 2017 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Monday June 26th from 5:00 PM until time of the services in the funeral home. Pastor Jeff Harper will officiate the services.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Hospice of Darke County.

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