Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Bonney Belle Price (January 12, 2019)

Bonney Belle Price, 77, of Greenville, passed away early Saturday morning, January 12, 2019 at Village Green Health Campus in Greenville.

She was born on August 6,1941 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Gene and Alice (McQureen) Powell.

In addition to her parents, Bonney was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Bragg, in 1997; her son Mark Bragg.

Bonney was a kind spirit and never knew a stranger She had friends from various walks of life. In her younger days, she enjoyed line dancing. Even in your older years, she was always on the go. Bonnie enjoyed crocheting and had an obsession with bears; stuffed bears, real bears, she even had a bear tattoo. Bonney loved her fuzzy socks. She had more than you could count, but wanted more. She loved her family and especially her grandchildren near and far.

Bonney is survived by her children, Michael (Jeanna) Bragg of Palestine, and Teena (Tim) Stevic of Warrenton, Virginia; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends.

A Celebration of Bonney's life will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 3:30PM at the Village Green Health Campus in Greenville with Pastor John Hannan officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 4777, New York, New York 10163-4777 / www.michaeljfox.org or Village Green Health Campus, 1315 Kitchenaid Way, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

The family has entrusted arrangements to Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus.

online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Paul M. Dapore (January 27, 2019)

Paul M. Dapore age 85, of Versailles passed away at 6:55 PM on Sunday, January 27, 2019, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Paul was born July 22, 1933, in Houston, Ohio, to the late George & Celena (Magato) Dapore. In addition to his parents, Paul was also preceded in death by a son, Mark Joseph Dapore; brother, Michael Dapore; sisters, Rita Pohl and Mary Ann Arling; brothers-in-law, Frank Arling and James Tangeman.

Paul is survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary “Kay” (Tangeman) Dapore whom he married July 10, 1965; children, Alan & Kathy Dapore of Ansonia, Carol Mayer of Xenia and Brian & Kelly Dapore of Ansonia; grandchildren, Bryan & Anne McEldowney, Bradley & Tiffany McEldowney, Anthony Mayer, Ross Dapore, Grace Dapore, Macy Dapore and Vivian Dapore; great-grandchildren, Jacob McEldowney, Aidan McEldowney, Wyatt McEldowney, Bentley McEldowney, Nash McEldowney and Skylar McEldowney; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Lavern Pohl of Chickasaw, Robert Tangeman of Coldwater and Richard & Marcia Tangeman of Lambertville, Missouri, Judy Tangeman of Charleston, South Carolina and Sue Tangeman of Sikeston, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Paul served in the U.S. Army. He was owner of Dapore Brothers Farm Machinery Versailles, Ohio. Paul was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.

Paul’s family would like to thank State of the Heart Care, Dr. James Schwieterman and Dr. Jerry Boley for the above and beyond care given to their husband and father.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with military honors conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM and Thursday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Alice P. Pittman (January 28, 2019)

Alice P. Pittman, age 100 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at 4:45AM, Monday January 28, 2019 at Brookdale Assisted Living, Greenville, Ohio. Born in London, Ohio on July 6, 1918 she was a daughter to the late George & Luwiza (Hoover) Deneca. Alice was a member of the Solid Rock Apostolic Church in Gettysburg, Ohio. She enjoyed volunteering and working at the soup kitchen, sewing, and gardening. She will be truly missed. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Dewey D. Pittman, whom she married December 15, 1985, as well as her siblings and 2 great-grandchildren.

Survived by her grandchildren Howard & Ginger Lee; Crystal & Dan Caudill: great-grandchildren Jennifer Lee; Danny Caudill: her church family: as well as a host of friends.

Friends may call on the family Thursday January 31, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville. Funeral service to follow at 2:00 PM with Pastor Matthew O’Shell presiding. Burial at Greenville Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions to Solid Rock Apostolic Church. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com.

Carol Ann Waldon (January 22, 2019)

Carol Ann Waldon passed away at the age of 78 on the 22nd day of January, 2019. She passed peacefully surrounded by family at her home in Greenville, where she resided most of her life. Carol was born in Brookville Ohio on December 5, 1941 to Clifford and Helen Long, both of whom preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her three brothers, Dick, Doc, and Tom Long.

Carol retired early from BASF in Greenville in 1993, and enjoyed her 26-year retirement doing those things in life she loved best, including gardening, reading, bird-watching, puzzles, and spending time with her friends and family. She is survived by 5 children: Tamela Brown of Oklahoma, Pamela Werner of Oklahoma, Larry Waldon Jr. of Oklahoma, Patricia Neighbors of Greenville, and Clifford Waldon of Greenville. Carol is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Zachary funeral home on February 2nd at 1:00p pm.

Denny Lee Cool (January 25, 2019)

Denny Lee Cool, 72 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away on Friday January 25, 2019 at 8:55 PM at his residence. He was born June 13, 1946 in Piqua, Ohio the son of the late Byron & Margaret (Mutzner) Cool.

Denny served in the National Guard from 1964 until 1970; he was a farmer and a seed salesman for Pioneer Seed Company. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Pitsburg, Ohio; he served on the Franklin Township Zoning Board and was a past member of the Darke Soil & Water Conservation District Board; he loved fishing farming, and spending time in the woods or farm fields.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife: Jean (Blumenstock) Cool of Arcanum whom he married December 8, 2007; his daughters & sons in law: Caleena & Steve Hesler of Bradford, Claudette & Danny Diceanu of Bradford, Misty & Randy Flory of Bradford, & Danyelle Cool of Arcanum; his step sons & spouses: Troy & Kim Blumenstock of Corydon, Indiana, Ben & Angie Blumenstock of Greenville, & Craig Blumenstock & fiancé Wendy of Union City, Indiana; grandchildren: Zachary, Bryanna, Brydon, Maya, & Crew Diceanu, Bradey & Parker Hesler, Caleb, Austin, Reese & Rohan Flory, Nychelle, Ky, Braxtyn, & Rhyan Cool; step grandchildren: Lindsey, Krysten, Madison, Dane, Rachel, Annie, Tera, & Cole; 8 great grandchildren; sister & brother in law: Becky & Jerry McMullen; his farm companion: Noel.

Services will be held on Thursday January 31, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church 8520 Oakes Road, Pitsburg, Ohio with Pastor Mel Musser officiating. Burial will follow in Mote Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday January 30, 2019 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Hazel (Sanders) Hopper (January 22, 2019)

Hazel (Sanders) Hopper, 90, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at the State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

She was born in Hillgrove, Ohio on July 31, 1928 to the late Martin Sanders and Hazel (Ford) Sellers.

In addition to her parents, Hazel was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer Anthony, and her seven sisters.

Hazel valued her family. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing, cooking almost anything for her family, and canning home-grown vegetables. She and her husband traveled often and have visited almost every state but two. Hazel retired from Westinghouse in Union City. She was a member of the Civil Defense and the Union City American Legion Post 158 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Richard Hopper, whom she married in October 1956, her daughter, Carol (Richard) Peden of Lynn, Indiana; her grandchildren, J.J. (Karla) Hall of Union City, Indiana, Sheila (Todd) Leach of Winchester, Indiana, Bill (Penny) Baughn of Ridgeville, Indiana, Deanna (Brad) Troutwine of Arcanum, Ohio, Chad (Cathy) Girton of Union City, Ohio, and Tammy Ball of Union City, Indiana; and several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Hazel’s life will take place at noon on Monday, January 28, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit with the Hopper family from 11:00 AM till time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Patricia L. “Pat” Unger (January 23, 2019)

Patricia L. “Pat” Unger, age 72 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:12 PM Wednesday January 23, 2019 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Pat was born December 5, 1946 in Darke County and the daughter of the late Fred and Winifred C. (Smith) Monnier.

She was a former employee of J.W. Harris Company of Covington, a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church of Bradford, the Eagles Lodge of Covington and enjoyed listening to music, line-dancing and spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband James A. “Jim” Unger December 21, 2012. They were married February 15, 1969; Brother James D. Monnier and nephew Kenny Monnier.

Pat is survived by her children Jeffery (Kathrine) Unger of Greenville, Penni Unger and special friend Brad Gigandet of Miamisburg and Holli (Greg) George of Versailles; grandchildren Jonathan, Zachary, Seth, Kyrie, McKenzi, Mallory, Toby, Elliot, Elise, Raeanne, Camille, Joshua, Kenneth and Justin; great grandchildren Maxton, Arthur James “A.J.” and Ivory; sister Susan (Harold) Roberts of Winchester, Indiana, brother-in-law Ned (Brenda Wallace) Unger of Greenville; special friend Robert “Bob” Chandler of Gettysburg, Ohio, her dog Elli as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday January 29, 2019 in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 200 Clay Street Bradford, Ohio with Rev. Father Jim Duell as celebrant. Burial will follow in the Miami Memorial Park Covington, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

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

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Raymond R. Macias (January 22, 2019)

Raymond R. Macias, 79, of Ansonia, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

He was born in Hearne, Texas on August 30, 1939 to the late Maria (Sustaita) and Guadalupe Macias, Sr.

Raymond loved sports. The Ohio State and the Bengals were his favorite teams. He loved his car, a 1964 Ford Thunderbird. Raymond was a hard worker and enjoyed his job as a farmer. He was very involved with his family and loved spending time with them. Raymond also enjoyed dancing and traveling.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Augustina Macias, whom he married November 4, 1972; his siblings, Guadalupe Macias, Jr. of Ansonia, Carmen Macias of South Bend, Indiana, Manuel Macias of Ansonia, Frank Macias of Dayton, Ohio, Manuela Cantilleja of St. Petersburg, Texas, Martina Kofski of Richmond, Indiana, and Emilia Macias of Dayton, Ohio.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville, with Father John R. White officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit on Monday, January 28, 2019 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

James Jacob Nye (January 21, 2019)

James Jacob Nye, 93 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday January 21, 2019 at 4:26 PM at the Brethren Retirement Community. He was born August 26, 1925 in Perry County, Pennsylvania the son of the late Charles & Lillie (Flick) Nye. He farmed for 2 years in Pennsylvania; he then worked for a year at the Miami County Dairy; then he worked at and retired from Hobart Manufacturing after working there for 37 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers and 1 sister.

He is survived by his wife: Ruth Naomi (Hoblit) Nye of Greenville; his children: John A. of New Carlisle, Martha L. of Gettysburg, Ruth A. of Greenville, & Diana J. of Greenville; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 brother & 1 sister.

There will be a short service at 9:00 AM on Friday January 25, 2019 at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio followed by a service at 10:00 AM at Oak Grove Old German Baptist Church, Martin Road, Bradford, Ohio with the Home Brethren officiating. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM and from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Thursday January 24, 2019 at the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Benjamin G. Lux (January 21, 2019)

Benjamin G. Lux, 67, of Winchester, Indiana passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 at his home.

He was born in Ypsilanti, Michigan on July 17, 1951 to the late Benjamin and Evelyn Pauline (Fultz) Lux.

Benjamin loved working. He was a Prototype Buildtech at Workhorse Custom Chassis. He was a truck driver for J.E. Sanders Trucking for many years. Ben enjoyed making people laugh and could make friends every where he went. He loved his family and was always helping everyone who needed it. He was one of the best friends anybody could have. He enjoyed old cars and old music. Ben loved his dogs, Baby, Mason, Dinky, and Dixie.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Pamela Lux, whom he married on April 20, 1996; his children, Christina Holmes of Ridgeville, Indiana, Angela (Randy) Clark of Winchester, Indiana, Rachael Wagner of Winchester, Indiana, Travis Wood of Peebles, Ohio, and Stacey Jackson of Beauford, South Carolina; his siblings, Faith Cardo, Stephenburg "Buddy" Lux, Renee (Ron) Nickelson, and Roger (Barbara) Lux; his best friend, Johnny "Uncle" Sanders; and many neices, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and of course many other family and friends.

A celebration of Benjamin's life will be held at 11 AM on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Union Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 5 PM until 7 PM and again Friday, from 10 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Deborah Godown (January 20, 2019)

Deborah Godown, 67, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at home on Sunday, January 20, 2019 with her family by her side.

She was born in Greenville on March 28, 1951 to the late Joanne Heffington.

In addition to her mother, Deborah is preceded in death by her brothers; Bobby Crank and Jackie Rolfe.

Deborah retired from GTI in Greenville. She enjoyed going fishing, camping, and putting together puzzles. She also enjoyed spending time at casinos. However, her absolute favorite thing to do was play bingo. Deborah loved big yellow butterflies. If you see a yellow butterfly know that Deborah is with you.

Deborah is survived by her husband of 25 years, Larry Godown, whom she married on June 28; her children; Cory (Ronald) Hocker of Greenville, Johnny (Amy) Godown of Salem, Oregon, Boe (Nicole) Mosley of Tillamook, Oregon, Michele (Steve) Allen of La Pine, Oregon, Angela Bright of Gettysburg, Ohio; her sisters, Faith Dodd, Patty Parks-Hopkins, Sandy Armstrong Hernandez; her grandchildren, Allison Wilson, Amber Moore, Ashley Newens, Caleb Walker, Erin Allen, Brendon Godown, Kayli Godown, Torry Peterson, Trenton Bricco, Titus Bricco, Dartavian Thomas, Aurora Bright, Dalton Fahl, Damaris Fahl, Braden Mosley, Ethan Mosley, Kohen Mosley, and Ella Mosley; her sister-in-law, Becky (Dean) Hubler; her very special friend, Rose (Coy) Buirley; and several great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Deborah's life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Chaplain Jackie officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit from 11:00 AM until to time of services at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tribute Funeral Homes to help defray funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

John H. Tinkle (January 20, 2019)

John H. Tinkle, 90, of New Madison, Ohio, previously of Ridgeville, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 20, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born in Randolph County, Indiana on July 15, 1928 to the late Henry O. Tinkle and Anna May (Willis) Tinkle.

In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Eileen (Wooters) Tinkle, whom he married on May 6, 1952; his brother, Cecil Alvin Tinkle; and his sister, Edna Bell (Tinkle) Champ.

John was known as Chief Master Sergeant Tinkle in the U.S. Air Force, where he served his country honorably for 21 years. After retiring from the service, John worked for Bales and Bowen Service Station in Albany, Indiana. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. John’s love for flying continued after his Air Force career. He was a member of the American Legion Post 245 in New Madison and the National Museum of the US Air Force Society.

John is survived by his children, Barry (Gwen) Tinkle of New Madison, Ohio, Doug Tinkle of Dallas, Georgia, Johnnie (Chris) Tinkle of Tipp City, Ohio, Star (Frank Valensi) Darling of Florida; his grandchildren, Jeremy ( Leslie) Tinkle of Enon, Ohio, Matthew (Jessica Mullens) Tinkle of New Madison, Sara Tinkle of Bemidji, Minnesota, Zach (Sarah) Tinkle of Dallas, Georgia, Megan Tinkle of Cartersville, Georgia, Brian Stephenson of Clayton, Ohio, Amy (Jeremy) Fittro of Tipp City, Ohio, Sean (Kim) Darling of Dayton, Ohio, and Scott (Rachel) Darling of Troy, Ohio; his great grandchildren, Cecilie Darling, Dakota Tinkle, Devin Tinkle, and Alexis Fittro; his special friend, Mary Straszheim of New Madison; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Private services will take place at the convenience of the family.

The family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes with the arrangements.

The family request that memorial contributions be given to the New Madison United Methodist Church or American Legion Post 245 or Tri-Village Rescue or the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Martha Jane Merkle (January 21, 2019)

Martha Jane Merkle age 76, of Versailles passed away at 7:21 AM on Monday, January 21, 2019, at Versailles Healthcare Center.

Martha was born August 29, 1942, in Zanesville, Ohio, to the late Clyde Graves & Irene (Egbert) Graves. In addition to her parents, Martha was also preceded in death by a son, Clyde David Merkle; brother, David Graves; and a brother-in-law, Dean Bales.

Martha is survived by her husband, Harley Merkle ; children, Mickey & John Hage of Anchorage, Alaska, Mary Garcia & Rick Davis of Anchorage, Alaska, Theresa & Dan Michaels of Russia, Ohio, Greg & Rose Merkle of Woodlawn, Tennessee, Christine Harvey of Springfield, Oregon, Beth & Kevin Fulton of Versailles, Ohio, and Nancy Merkle of Lima, Ohio; 17 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; best friend, Elaine Peck of Versailles, Ohio; brother & sister-in-law, Butch & Judy Graves of Dresden, Ohio; sister, Patty Bales of Dresden, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Martha retired from Versailles Schools where she was a school bus driver for over 35 years.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Duell officiating. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Versailles EMS or Versailles Healthcare Center Physical Therapy Department. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Barbara E. Ginger “Pickles” (January 19, 2019)

Barbara E. Ginger “Pickles”, age 76 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:16 PM on Saturday January 19, 2019 at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Indiana. She was born in Pikeville, Ohio on February 13, 1942 to the late Oscar & Pearl (Davidson) Myers. Everyone in the community knew her as “Pickles” and she will be truly missed.

Services for Barbara are to be private, as that was her wish. Arrangements entrusted to the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Online condolences at www.zecharbailey.com.

John K. Cecil (January 17, 2019)

John K. Cecil, age 67 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 1:02 PM Thursday January 17, 2019 as the result of an automobile accident in southern Darke County. John was born November 6, 1951 in Greenville and the son of the late Boyd and Mary (Flory) Cecil.

John retired in 2017 from Martin Marietta of Phillipsburg, Ohio. He was a 1970 graduate of Greenville Senior High School, a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18, a proud member of the National Rifle Association, the Tea Party, he was very active in fishing, boating, camping, cooking and could be seen all over Greenville riding his scooter. He also had a keen interest in politics.

John is survived by his daughters Jamie (Brent) Keltner of Saint Simons Island, Georgia and Tracey (Bret) Williams of Montgomery, Ohio; grandchildren Brooke Williams and Seth Williams; brothers Larry (Bev) Cecil of Pleasant Hill and Bob (Barbara) Cecil of West Milton; sister Amy (Dave) Brewer of Bradford and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of John’s Life will be held at 6:00 PM Wednesday January 23, 2019 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM in the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Shelah M. Hufford (January 19, 2019)

Shelah M. Hufford, 49, of Greenville, Ohio went Home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

She was born in Dayton, Ohio on October 28, 1969 to Iona (Graham) Glenn of Circleville, Ohio and the late Russel Glenn.

Shelah was a loving mom to her four boys, whom she proudly homeschooled. She enjoyed spending time with her family and church family. She was a member of the Greenville Baptist Church. Shelah was a born-again Christian. She loved the Lord and loved attending church with her family. In her free time, she enjoyed gardening, cooking, and serving others.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Garry Hufford, whom she married on July 10, 1987; her children, Garry (Marie) Hufford, Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland, Russel (Ashley) Hufford of Elsmere, Kentucky, Daniel Hufford and Douglas Hufford, both of Greenville; grandchildren, Judy, Cyrus, and Darius Hufford; her siblings, Jesse (Sherri) Glenn of Fairbanks, Alaska, John (Sharon) Glenn of Greenville, Jeffrey (Silvia) Glenn of Tampa, Florida, Jason (Jacki) Glenn of North Pole, Alaska, Jerry (Michele) Glenn of Tarlton, Ohio, Leah Glenn of Circleville, Gail (John Ebert) Hebert of Bradenton, Florida, Rebekah (Steven) Tedore of Bradenton, Florida, and Lola Glenn of Lancaster, Ohio; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A Celebration of Shelah’s life will take place at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Pastor Daniel Berdine officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit with the Hufford family from 3:00 PM till the time of services at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Angela M. Clemens Keiser (January 17, 2019)

Angela M. Clemens Keiser, 52, of New Weston, Ohio passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at her residence.

She was born on November 29, 1966 in Greenville, Ohio to Fred (Holly) Clemens of Bellbrook, Ohio and Barb (Larry) Hiatt of Greenville.

Angie was a loving wife, devoted mother, sister, daughter, and friend. She loved sitting on her front porch listening to Sunday morning inspiration while enjoying a cup of coffee. She had a huge heart and loved everyone she came in contact with, especially her patients throughout her many years as a dental assistant. She loved her job and became very close with everyone she worked with. Angie often enjoyed her job so much that her family was convinced she looked at her career as a hobby. When her boys were young, Angie opened her home to many families as a local babysitter. She valued the relationships that she created over the years.

She had infectious smile and a bubbly personality that could light up any room. Angie did not know a stranger and was always very eager to make new friends. She was always positive and in her husband's words "she was always right". She kept her faith in God and never questioned His will.

Angie is survived by her husband of 31 years, Keith Keiser, whom she married on June 18, 1988; her children, Connor Keiser of Fairborn, Ohio and Cameron Keiser and his girlfriend, Kylee Sherman, of New Weston, Ohio; her sisters, Christy (Scott) Evans of New Paris, Ohio, Kelly (Barry) Paulus of Greenville, Elaine (Sam) Mains of Dayton, Ohio, Robin (Marty) Munchel of Lynn, Indiana; Marcia (Tony) Sowry of Arcanum, Ohio, Angie (Jason) Scott of Kettering, Ohio; her brothers, Monte (Terri) Clemens of Greenville and Mark (Robin) Hiatt of Lima, Ohio; 20 nieces and nephews and 21 great nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Angela's life will take place on Wednesday January 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Father David Zink officiating.

Family and friends may visit the Keiser family on Tuesday January 22, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM and Wednesday at 10:00 AM until the time of services at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to Keith Keiser and Family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Harold "Jake" Rodeheffer (January 18, 2019)

Harold "Jake" Rodeheffer, 94, of Union City, Ohio passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at his home.

Jake was born on October 9, 1924 to the late William and Nellie (Brewer) Rodeheffer of Lightsville, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, Jake was preceded in death by his son, Robert Allen Rodeheffer; siblings, Wilbur "Bud" Rodeheffer, Olive Haynes, Betty Koontz, and Don "Ike" Rodeheffer.

Jake was a 1943 graduate of Jackson Township High School, now known as Mississinawa Valley High School. After graduation, he joined the Naval Air Force, where he served his country honorably during World War II. While stationed at New Cumberland, Jake met the love of his life, Marion Snell whom he married on July 15, 1946.

He enjoyed being outdoors, like most farmers. Jake enjoyed raising turkeys and tending to his crops. While not on the farm, Jake worked in skilled trades at the Body Company in Union City until he retired in 1990. He enjoyed collecting antique tractors and showcasing them at local tractor shows. Jake loved visiting his family and friends and would spend all day traveling the trailer park in Florida each winter catching up with them. He was a member of the Lightsville Grange, the Union City American Legion Post 158, and the Lightsville Methodist Church.

In addition to his wife, Marion, Jake is survived by his children, Edna (Mike) Carrico of Lightsville, Barry (Mary) Rodeheffer of Union City, and Janice (John) Winger of Union City; his grandchildren, Dale (Jennifer Nicely) Carrico of Union City, Daniel (Natalia) Rodeheffer of Willow Spring, North Carolina, Emily (Jason) Hay of Celina, Barry Russell (Lisa) Rodeheffer of Union City, Susan (Jon) Crank of Union City, J.J. (Bethany) Winger of Union City, Jenna Winger of Van Buren, Indiana, and Jonell Winger of Union City; his 17 great grandchildren; his great-great grandchild, and one on the way.

A private family service will take place at the convenience of the family. Burial will follow at the New Teegarden Cemetery.

The services have been entrusted to Tribute Funeral Homes.

Memorial contributions may be given to the State of the Heart Care, 1350 N Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Patty G. Jett (January 5, 2019)

Patty G. Jett, age 60 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at her home on January 5, 2019 at 7:00 AM. Born in Greenville, Ohio on August 4, 1958 she was one of 5 children born to Mary (Crawford) Jett and the late Daniel Jett. Patty enjoyed arts & crafts, painting and making beaded jewelry. She loved growing sunflowers and gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Patty will truly be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her sister Deana Joseph; Tammy Gilmore; and her beloved dog “Laddie” and cat “CC”.

Survived by her mother Mary (Crawford) Jett: children Raeleane Jett; Chanel (Jett) & Derrick Taylor; Tyler & Amanda Jett: grandchildren Julius James Jett- Meek; Madelynn Mya Meek; Trayvonne Taylor; Ayeden Taylor; Carson McNutt; Keira Kinnison-McNutt; Bentley McNutt: siblings Jill Jett; Scott & Judy Jett; Thomas Crawford: nieces and nephews Kimberley Jett; Heather Jett; Matthew Jett; Angie Jett; Sunni Jett; Becky Jett; Marcy Jett; Josh Gilmore; Fanta’ Gilmore: as well as many more family members and friends.

Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com. Arrangements entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

* A special note from the family, regarding the previously scheduled visitation for Patty:

The family of Patty Jett, would like to keep everyone safe and warm this weekend, with the impending unknown weather; Patty would not have wanted to put any of her friends or family in harms way, because she loved you all so very much. Please come to a rescheduled celebration of Patty's life on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 2:00-PM- 4:00PM at the Bethel Wesleyan Long Church. Thank you all, stay safe, and God Bless.

Jeanette Marie Kimberlin (January 10, 2019)

Jeanette Marie Kimberlin, 53, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Rest Haven in Greenville.

She was born March 19, 1965 in Bradenton, Florida to Gary and Jean (Ward) Kimberlin of Clayton, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, Jeanette is survived by her daughter, Korina Daugherty of Hamilton, Ohio; her sister, Kim Morgan of Englewood, Ohio; her brothers, Lee Kimberlin, and Brian (Nicki) Kimberlin, all of Brookville, Ohio; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

The family invites everyone to share a time of remembrance of Jeanette on Sunday, January 20, 2019 from 12 noon until 4PM at the Janice Ward Center, 235 E. Salem Street, Clayton, Ohio 45315.

Online Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com

The family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with the arrangements.

Noah W. Hans (January 13, 2019)

Noah W. Hans, age 99, of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at 6:30 PM, Sunday January 13, 2019 at his home. Born in Darke County, Ohio on November 26, 1919 he was one of 4 boys born to the late Jacob & Della (Erisman) Hans. Noah was a life-long farmer. He enjoyed square dancing, playing euchre, and spending time with his farm dogs “Teddy” & “Freddy”. Noah spent the winter in North Ft. Myers, Florida, and was considered to be quite the “jokester”. He will truly be missed. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Thelma B. (Hughes) Hans: infant daughter Diana Hans: son Larry Hans: brothers Grover, Ralph & Guy Hans: half siblings Howard Shephard; Grace Shephard.

Survived by daughters Debbie & Dan Goodwin; Kathy & Harry Seiber: grandchildren Shawn Goodwin; Craig Goodwin: great-grandchildren Tristan Goodwin; Kayla Goodwin.

Services will be held at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 2:00 PM with one hour visitation prior to service. Pastor Ron Isom presiding. Burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Ft. Jefferson, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences www.zecharbailey.com.

David William Culbertson (January 13, 2019)

David William Culbertson, age 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019. He was born in Greenville, Ohio on October 14, 1936.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Isabel (Urban) Culbertson, 2 daughters, Lee (Dr. John) Turner and Carol (Tom) Culbertson-Attak, and 1 grandson, Matthew. Also 2 step-daughters, 4 step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Rolla and Catherine (Irwin) Culbertson, and his 2 sisters, Catharine Skove and Dorothy Pack and his beloved dog, Rufus.

He graduated from Greenville High School and the University of Dayton with a BS in Business Administration.

He worked for over 15 years at Dayton Tire & Rubber and continued his career for many years as a pioneer in the computer science field writing software programs.

Dave was an avid golfer and longtime member of the Greenville Country Club, where he patiently taught his 2 daughters to play golf. He was the Treasurer of the Greenville Art Guild and was involved in the restoration of Memorial Hall. He also enjoyed collecting Niloak pottery, Sudoku, yard work, and dinner with his dear friends. He could often be spotted walking on Broadway with his dog, stopping for coffee or enjoying a Maid-Rite, a place he frequented since his high school days. He was also a life-long blood donor.

He will be dearly missed by his family and friends and was a kind and gentle man.

Visitation will take place at Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home, 1499 N Broadway St, Greenville, OH 45331 on Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Celebration of Life Services will be held at Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home, 1499 N Broadway St, Greenville, OH 45331 on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 10:00 AM with Father John R. White officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway St., Greenville, OH 45331 or Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 31 W. Whipp Rd., Dayton, OH or alz.org/dayton/donate.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Sharon E. Pearce (January 14, 2019)

Sharon E. Pearce, 76, of New Madison, Ohio, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 at her home after hard fought battle with cancer.

She was born December 14, 1942 in Hollansburg, Ohio, to the late Hamilton and Henrietta (Gregg) Martin.

In addition to her parents, Sharon was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Pearce, in 1977, and her siblings, Rev. Emmett Martin, Berneice Schlosser, Denver Martin, Elvan Martin, and John Martin.

Sharon had a light-hearted spirit and enjoyed telling jokes and pulling pranks. She was the life of the party and you could always count on her to put a smile on your face, sometimes at your expense. She loved the outdoors, camping, gardening and canning. Sharon was up before dawn and would work till dark. She was an extremely hard working person. She lived for her family and loved spending time with them, especially her grandchildren. She played a huge role in the lives of her family and though she has left this earth, her legacy lives on.

Sharon is survived by her children, Dave (Jodi) Pearce of Greenville, Debbie Pearce of New Madison, Brenda Earles of New Madison, and Karen (Kelly) Hunt of Eldorado; her siblings, Irene Saylor of Richmond, Indiana, Victor (Gladys) Martin of Eaton, Ohio, La Dema (Lloyd) McDermitt of Williamsburg, Indiana, Faye Martin of New Paris, Ohio, Esther Shuler of Eaton, Ohio, and Ruth Martin of Cincinnati, Ohio. Sharon also leaves behind her grandchildren, Gary, Andrea, Natalie, Travis and Joel Hunt, Selo, Kyle, Makayla, and Eric Pearce, Ruth, Seth, and Meri Earles; countless nieces and nephews, and her first great grandchild on the way.

A Celebration of Sharon’s life will be held Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Go Ministries, 114 Orchard Street, West Manchester, Ohio, with Pastor Doug Townsend officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison.

Family and friends may visit on Thursday from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at the church.

The family has entrusted Tribute Funeral Homes, New Madison Campus, with the arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Carol Bootier Leonard (January 13, 2019)

Carol Bootier Leonard, 73, of Greenville, passed away at home surrounded by her family, early Sunday morning, January 13, 2019.

She was born on February 15, 1945 in Schenectady, New York to the late Harold Lee and Antoinette Marie (Augusta) Bootier.

In addition to her parents, Carol was preceded in death by two grandsons, James Theo Leonard and Sam Leonard.

Carol loved all God’s creations. She loved exploring the outdoors, hiking, camping and kayaking. She absolutely adored otters and their playful nature which mirrored her own playful sprit. She loved all animals, but she had a special place for her dogs. Brodie, her beloved pet, was by her side until the end. She was very creative and enjoyed crocheting, basket weaving and was an amazing baker. Carol enjoyed reading. She especially loved studying God’s word.

Carol was a caregiver. She devoted her life to caring for others as a nurse at Rest Haven Nursing Home. She had a heart for children. Together with her husband, they operated the Emmaus Learning Center where she had been a teacher for the past 15 years. She was a proponent of life and was very active with the Darke County Pregnancy Help Center.

Carol is survived by her husband of 37 years, Pastor Jim Leonard, whom she married October 24, 1981; her daughter, Nicole (Micah) Thorp of Greenville; her son, Sgt. Jesse Lee Leonard of Frederic, Michigan; her grandchildren, Tyler He, Kaitlyn, Marcus, Lukas, and Iris Thorp; her siblings, Karen (Paul) Akers of St. Petersburg, Florida, Peter Bootier of Yankeetown, Florida, Harold (Karen) Bootier of Litize, Pennsylvania, and Mary (Butch) Lamb of Boynton, Beach, Florida.

A Celebration of Carol’s life will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Evangelist Harlan Barnett officiating.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home, and again on Saturday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Darke County Pregnancy Help Center, 105 W. 3rd Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.

Friday, January 11, 2019

Martha Jane Snyder (January 9, 2019)

Martha Jane Snyder, 102, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Oakley Place in Greenville.

She was born on November 30, 1916 to the late Thomas S. and Mildred (Beare) Lickel of Ansonia, Ohio.

In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert Snyder, whom she married on April 6, 1940; her children, Thomas and Bobbe Snyder; her grandson, Chris Prosyk; and her great-great grandchild, Alayna Hanlin.

Jane was a graduate of Ansonia High School. She loved spending time outside tending to her flowers and gardens. She was a member of the African Violet Society and the Redbud Garden Club for many years. She was an active golfer and bowled until her mid-80s. Jane instilled her love of reading to her children.

Jane is survived by her children, James M. (Gail) Snyder of Greenville, Diane (Walt) Scarloss of Dublin, Ohio, Karen Printz of Rossburg, Ohio, Jean (Denny) Cool of Arcanum, Ohio, and June Prosyk of Greenville; her grandchildren, Troy (Kim) Blumenstock of Corydon, Indiana, Jim Mendenhall of Greenville, Craig Blumenstock of Union City, Indiana, Ben (Angie) Blumenstock of Greenville, Jaime Snyder of Florida, Tracy Zeller of Palestine, Ohio, Michelle (Patrick) Popp of Kettering, Ohio, Chad (Sam) Zeller of Ansonia, Eric Mendenhall of Greenville, Todd (Darla) Printz of Ansonia, John (Joy) Printz, and Amy Prosyk of Lewis Center, Ohio; her 24 great grandchildren and 14 great-great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Jane’s life will take place on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow at the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may visit the Snyder family on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until the time of services.

Memorial contributions may be given to the State of the Heart Care, 1350 North Broadway St., Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Linda Jo Tipple (January 9, 2019)

Linda Jo Tipple, of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

She was born August 20, 1946 in Union City, Ohio, to the late Norman Keith and Dorothy (Stemmer) Passmore.

Linda was a Registered Nurse for 50 years and retired from Rest Haven Nursing Home. She was passionate about cooking and baking, and she was known for her blue ribbon winning apple pies. She enjoyed using her IPad and following her friends and family on social media. She loved spending time with her family and friends and going on road trips. She is a member of EUM Church.

Linda is survived by her husband of 51 years, Rex Tipple; her children, Krista (Bill Jr.) Nix of Piqua, Ohio, Julia (Harry) Farver of Galena, Ohio, and Aaron (Maura Poetsch) Tipple of Vandalia, Ohio; her grandchildren, Kendra (Tyler) Thompson of Piqua, Ohio, Bill III "Buddy" (Taesha) Nix of Piqua, Ohio, Lauren, Rachel, and Garrett Farver all of Galena, Ohio, Allison and A.J. Tipple and Avery Poetsch of Vandalia, Ohio; her great-grandchildren, Raelynn Nix and Elliana Thompson; her sister, Karen Ramsey of Bellevue, Nebraska; her niece, Michele Johnson of Wheatland, California; and her beloved pets, Midnight and Woody.

A Celebration of Linda's life will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019 from 4 PM until 7 PM at Tribute Funeral Homes- Greenville Campus.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Darke County Humane Society, 7053 OH- 49, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.

William S. “Bill” Pepiot (January 9, 2019)

William S. “Bill” Pepiot age 83, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away at 7:10 PM on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio.

Bill was born August 3, 1935, in Versailles, Ohio, to the late Clarence & Mildred (Monnin) Pepiot. In addition to his parents, Bill was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Lucy Hoelscher; and brothers-in-law, Linus Heitkamp and Bernard Drees.

Bill is survived by his wife, Mary M. (Drees) Pepiot whom he married November 9, 1957; daughter & son-in-law, Monica & Scott Winemiller of Lake Orion, Michigan; grandsons, Andrew S. Winemiller, senior at Ferris State University majoring in accounting and Alex S. Winemiller, freshman at Lake Orion High School, playing on the JV bowling team; brother & sister-in-law, Thomas & Linda Pepiot of Troy, Ohio; sisters & brother-in-law, Patricia Heitkamp of Versailles and Norma & Lester Monnin of Versailles; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law, Rebecca & Charles Fatone of Vandalia, Ohio, Earlene Drees of Ft. Loramie, Ohio, and Nelson Hoelscher of Newport, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Bill graduated from Versailles High School in 1953 and then attended Sinclair Community College to take courses to advance his career. SP4 William Pepiot served his Country during the Korean Era 1954-1956. Bill served with the 11th Airborne and received his Paratrooper Wings. He was deployed to Germany and joined the 5th Corp. 35th Truck Company. Bill was Honorably Discharged in 1956.

Bill purchased equipment for the Remanufacturing Plant, Copeland Corp. in Rushville, Indiana. Bill along with the Director was involved with the equipment and layout of the plant. They met their goals for start of production in May of 1980. Bill was Quality Control and Product Engineering Manager at Rushville. He was also responsible for engineering changes to the products to help their authorized license plants throughout the United States. He retired as Product Engineering Manager in 1995 with combined employment 1953-1966 and 1974-1995 for a total of 38 years of service.

Bill and his family moved to Rushville, Indiana, to set up Copeland Plant and they joined St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Bill’s daughter attended St. Mary’s Catholic School. He was active in the parish serving as usher and was on the parish counsel. Bill was active for 20 years on the maintenance committee, maintaining upkeep on the parish school, church, rectory and the wooded area next to the parking lot and school. Bill and his wife were marriage counselors before couples got married.

Bill was a member of Russia Catholic War Veterans since 1961. He was also a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles, Ohio, the American Legion in Versailles, Ohio, Versailles Eagles Lodge #2347, Knights of Columbus Counsel 1756, Band Boosters, Tiger 250 Club, Friends of Hole Field and Friends of the Historical Society.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, January 14, 2019, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles with full military honors conducted by the Russia Catholic War Veterans and the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 7:00 PM and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Versailles EMS or State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

David O. Pope (December 31, 2018)

David O. Pope, age 71 of Arcanum, Ohio passed away at 1:33 PM Monday December 31, 2018 at the Promise Hospital of The Villages in Florida. Dave was born November 13, 1947 in Newark, Ohio and the son of the late Charles M. and Evelyn (Frankenberry) Pope.

He was a Partner of TXI Corporation of Greenville and a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the US Marine Corp. He was an avid sports fan, enjoyed fishing and playing golf and spending time with his family, particularly his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant daughter Meghan.

Dave is survived by his wife Imelda A. (Wilder) Pope of Arcanum. They were married February 20, 1971. Also son and daughter-in-law Chris and Tiffany Pope of Greenville; grandchildren Carson, Callie and Charlie all of Greenville; Sister Dian Johnson of Newark, Ohio as well as a nephew Eric (Lori) Johnson and a niece Amy Johnson.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday January 15, 2019 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third Street Greenville, Ohio with Father John R. White as celebrant. Burial with full Military Honors by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers the family would like Memorial Contributions be given to the St. Mary’s Catholic School of Greenville.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Gregory J. Paul (January 9, 2019)

Gregory J. Paul, 54, of Greenville passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his residence.

Greg was born on June 26, 1964 to Larry Paul of Greenville and the late Wanda (Bolyard) Paul of Greenville.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Brenda (Gibbons) Paul, whom he married on June 29, 1985; his children, Kristin (Rob) Price of Englewood, Ohio, and Jeffrey (Jacquelyn) Paul of Chicago, Illinois; his grandson, Westley Price; his brother, Rodney (Carol) Paul of Greenville; his sisters, Cindy (John) Ashworth of Greenwood, South Carolina, Jennifer (Tim) Moore of Delaware, Ohio, and Peggy (Steve) Schultz of Greenville.

Greg was a 1983 graduate of Greenville High School where he played on the school’s football and track teams. His love for sports allowed Greg to coach his children’s sports teams as they were growing up. Greg served as Greenville’s varsity assistant football coach from 2002-2007. He worked for KitchenAid for 32 years as a Project Analyst. He was a proud Papa to Westley, especially when he could sneak him chocolate chip cookies. During his free time, Greg enjoyed golfing and watching the Ohio State Buckeyes, UD Flyers Basketball, and the Cincinnati Bengals. He was known as the “Grill Master” of the Paul family.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville with Father John R. White officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fort Jefferson.

Family and friends may visit on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus and from 9:30 AM to 10:15 AM on Monday at the funeral home.

In memory of Greg, the family request that memorial contributions be made to Friends of Harmon Field, 100 Green Wave Way, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Patty G. Jett (January 5, 2019)

Patty G. Jett, age 60 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at her home on January 5, 2019 at 7:00 AM. Born in Greenville, Ohio on August 4, 1958 she was one of 5 children born to Mary (Crawford) Jett and the late Daniel Jett. Patty enjoyed arts & crafts, painting and making beaded jewelry. She loved growing sunflowers and gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Patty will truly be missed by all who knew her. In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by her sister Deana Joseph; Tammy Gilmore; and her beloved dog “Laddie” and cat “CC”.

Survived by her mother Mary (Crawford) Jett: children Raeleane Jett; Chanel (Jett) & Derrick Taylor; Tyler & Amanda Jett: grandchildren Julius James Jett- Meek; Madelynn Mya Meek; Trayvonne Taylor; Ayeden Taylor; Carson McNutt; Keira Kinnison-McNutt; Bentley McNutt: siblings Jill Jett; Scott & Judy Jett; Thomas Crawford: nieces and nephews Kimberley Jett; Heather Jett; Matthew Jett; Angie Jett; Sunni Jett; Becky Jett; Marcy Jett; Josh Gilmore; Fanta’ Gilmore: as well as many more family members and friends.

Services for Patty will be announced at a later date. Please continue to check the website for updates. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com. Arrangements entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

Rebecca J. Hole (January 7, 2019)

Rebecca J. Hole age 68, of Versailles passed away at 10:30 PM on Monday, January 7, 2019, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

Rebecca was born July 16, 1950, in Springfield, Ohio, to Betty (Shiverdecker) Hole of Versailles and the late Dr. Harvey B. Hole Jr.

In addition to her mother, Rebecca is survived by her brothers & sisters-in-law, Tom & Lucy Hole of Russia and H.B. & Brenda Hole III of Versailles; nieces and nephews, Christa & Brent Everman, Rachel Hole, Daniel Hole, Sarah Hole, Robert Hole and Benjamin Hole; great-niece and nephews; and numerous cousins.

Rebecca attended Anthony Wayne School in Greenville and retired from Wayne Industries in Greenville with over 30 years of service.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Nick Dimmick officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Guy M. Monnin (January 1, 2019)

Guy M. Monnin, 50 of Centerville passed away peacefully unto the Lord on Tuesday January 1, 2019 at his home. He went to the Lord in his sleep and woke in the presence of God.

Guy was born in Versailles, Ohio, on September 17, 1968, the son of Wayne Monnin and Kim Smith.

He is preceded in death by his brother Mathew Monnin.

Guy is survived by his parents; his sisters: Christine Horner of Centerville, Ohio, & Rebel Shipes of Troy, Ohio; his step brother Larry Smith of Versailles, Ohio; his step mother: Dana Monnin of Tipp City, Ohio.

Guy was a graduate of Versailles High School and CEO and president of Positive Electric in Dayton and Columbus, Ohio. He loved the outdoors, fishing, camping and always had a smile on his face. He loved the company of his friends and would be right there beside them if any of them ever needed help. Guy practiced his faith in God on a daily basis there to help the homeless, feed the hungry, contribute to the animal shelters and was a friend to any one in need.

Guy will be missed by many here on earth and welcomed with open arms by all in heaven. He truly did have a loving heart.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday January 19, 2019, at 1:30 PM at St. Remy Cemetery, Russia, Ohio with Rev. Fr. Martin Fox officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Friday January 18, 2019 and from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM on Saturday January 19, 2019 at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Lets Help Jeff Strikeout Cancer gofundme page for Jeff Kennard.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Naoma Ruth House (January 5, 2019)

Naoma Ruth House, 89, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

She was born September 1, 1929 in Bradford, Ohio to the late Emmert and Mary (Landis) Brewer.

In addition to her parents, Naoma was preceded in death by her husband, William House, whom she married September 22, 1947; her great-great grandsons, Daniel Whittington II, and Samuel Millheim; and her sister, Evelyn Mitrione.

Naoma and Bill had many passions in life; they enjoyed polka dancing and raising and showing Belgian draft horses. They owned and operated House's Custom Butchering shop for 43 years. Bill was the love of her life. Naoma had a strong faith in the Lord and served her church and community. While at Beamsville Church, she taught Sunday school and directed the junior choir and is currently a member of Ansonia United Methodist Church. She was a proud republican and was a member of the Darke County Republican Committee, "GO TRUMP!!!"

Naoma always thought of others. Everyone, and I mean everyone, got a birthday and Christmas card. You couldn't escape her hugs and kisses. She enjoyed her time at Brethren Retirement Community tried to get to know everyone there. She loved her family and adored her grandchildren.

Naoma is survived by her children and their spouses, Leanna and Greg Whittington of Gettysburg, Ohio, and John and Stephanie House of Greenville; her grandchildren, Doug Whittington of Greenville, Darin (Carey) Whittington of Versailles, Meagan Wampler of Springfield, Ohio, Natalie House of Greenville, and Maggie House of Greenville; her great grandchildren, Dan (Renee) Whittington, Ashley (Chris) Gaynor, Marcus Grisez, Macy (Matt) Millheim, Reid Whittington, Emma Whittington, Anna Rohrer, Preslie Wampler, Mia Wampler, and Emerson Wampler. Naoma also leaves her great-great grandchildren, Jenna, Mitchell, Emily, and Claire Whittington, Aubrey Gaynor, and Ellie Millheim; and her sisters-in-law, Marjorie Darding, and Sue Rhoades-Christian; countless nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Naoma's life will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 12 noon at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Pastor Roger Emerson officiating. Burial will follow in Beamsville Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit on Wednesday, from 10AM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contribution may be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.

Vernon “Dale” Sullenbarger Sr. (January 6, 2019)

Vernon “Dale” Sullenbarger Sr., 81 of New Paris, Ohio passed away on Sunday January 6, 2019 at 1:11 AM at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center. He was born June 25, 1937 in New Madison, Ohio the son of the late Vernon B. & Nellie Louise (Marshall) Sullenbarger.

He married his wife of 58 years Altha (Allread) Sullenbarger of New Paris in 1960; he is also survived by his children to whom he was a good father: Suzy (Rick) Orbik of Richmond, Teresa Sullenbarger of Kettering, & Dale Sullenbarger Jr. of Union City, Ohio; he was known as Big Tall Grandpa by his grandchildren: Jessica Anderson, Courtney (James) Hernandez, Zak Anderson, & Drew Sullenbarger; great grandchildren: Jackson, Thatcher, & River Thompson, Junie Gross, Abraham & Theo Hernandez; his brother: Darrell Sullenbarger; his sisters: Donna (Dave) McCallister, Darlene (Bob) Comer, Delores (Norm) Scholl, Mary (Mike) Wise.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers: Duane & Bill Sullenbarger; his sister: Doris Jane.

He served his country in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959; he retired from Fram Honeywell after 45 years where he worked as a Tool & Dye Maker; he was also a beekeeper and enjoyed every minute of it. He was one of the hardest working men and made it look easy.

He was a 1955 graduate of New Madison High School; he was a dedicated blood donor having donated over 150 pints; he was a very caring person and touched many people’s lives; he loved the outdoors especially hunting and fishing; he loved to put out a garden large enough to feed several families; he had a great sense of humor and also had a little bit of a stubborn side.

Services will be held on Thursday January 10, 2019 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery, New Madison, Ohio. The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday January 9, 2019 and 1 hour prior to the services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. He will be dearly missed by everyone and left this world a better place.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Friday, January 4, 2019

Ronald E. Baker (January 3, 2019)

Ronald E. Baker, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away suddenly at 2:35 AM, Thursday January 3, 2019 at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. Born in Gettysburg, Ohio on July 19, 1940, he was one of 2 children born to the late Delbert & Wilma (Schafer) Baker. Ronald served in the U.S. Army Reserves, and worked many years as a semi-truck driver for Case Carriage. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, in Greenville, an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing. Ronald was a member of the “McDonald’s Euchre Club” and loved to follow and keep track of his money on “Where’s George. Com”. He loved spending time with his family (especially picking on them) and will be truly missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by infant brother Roger: brother-in-law’s Larry D. Grove and Carl Yoder: his fur baby buddy “Ms. Sadie Mae”.

Survived by his wife of 56 years, Donna (Ditmer) Baker: daughters Terri & Monte Clemens; Julie Baker; Ronda Evans & fiancé Kevin Cade: grandchildren Sheridan Resor; Ashlee Evans; Abby Clemens: sister Connie L. Grove: beloved fur baby “Sundance” as well as many grand-cats: numerous other family members and treasured friends.

Friends may call on the family on Monday January 7, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Grenville, Ohio. Funeral service at 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial to follow at Gettysburg Cemetery, Gettysburg, Ohio. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com.

James M. Sauer (January 2, 2019)

James M. Sauer, 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 2:30 PM Wednesday January 2, 2019 at the Brookdale Senior Living of Greenville. Jim was born July 23, 1923 in Elizabeth, New Jersey and the son of the late Edward and Helen (Marshall) Sauer.

He retired in 1987 as a Chemist with BASF where he had been employed for 34 years and 14 years of that spent in the Greenville, Ohio location. Also a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Elks Lodge, American Legion, Community Unity and a volunteer with the Meals on Wheels program all of Greenville. He was also a Veteran of WW II serving in the US Army Company M 175th Infantry.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Alice (McShane) Sauer December 6, 2001. They were married June 12, 1948. Also brothers Edward Sauer and John Sauer and Sisters Ann Kimm , Claire Sauer, Marie Geisel and Ruth Miller.

Jim is survived by his children Jim Sauer of Beachwood, New Jersey, Peg (Rich) Hadden of Greenville, Larry (Molly) Sauer of Stoughton, Massachusetts, Greg (Sandi) Sauer of Maineville, Ohio and Marie (Rev. Steve) Short of Beamsville; 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Monday January 7, 2019 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 West Third Street Grenville, Ohio with Father John R. White as celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery where full Military Honors will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the Greenville Elks Lodge conducting a Memorial Service at 4:30 PM and the Knights of Columbus reciting the Rosary at 4:45 PM.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Community Unity or the St. Mary’s Catholic School, both of Greenville.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com

Francis J. McEldowney (January 2, 2019)

Francis J. McEldowney age 88, of Versailles passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

Francis was born February 8, 1930, in Darke County to the late Franklin P. & Mary Jane (Marchal) McEldowney. In addition to his parents, Francis was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen A. (Voisard) McEldowney on May 27, 2015, whom he married November 23, 1950; sisters, Agnes McEldowney and Mary Gerling; and brothers, Leroy, Arthur and Wilford McEldowney.

Francis is survived by his children, Mike & Judy McEldowney of Tipp City, Phil & Susan McEldowney of Versailles, Diane & John Swallow of Greenville, Doug & Kelly McEldowney of Medina and Deb & Rich Baker of Troy; grandchildren, Betsy & Josh Kraft, Mykal & Angie McEldowney, John McEldowney, Jennifer & Adam Didier, Craig & Nicole Swallow, Jill Swallow, Krista & Matt Folkerth, Tricia McEldowney, Joey & Katie McEldowney, Michelle & Craig Muhlenkamp and Alex Baker & fiancée, Alaina Smith; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Rose Henry and Jenny Voisard; brother-in-law, Royce Smith; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Francis retired in 1992 from BF Goodrich in Troy where he was a toolmaker for 32 years. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, January 7, 2019, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 to 6:00 PM and Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care or the Versailles Area Museum. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

John "Mark" Baker (January 2, 2019)

John "Mark" Baker, 53, of Arcanum, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

He was born on November 5, 1965 in Dayton, Ohio to Roger Baker of Arcanum and the late Margaret Ann Fellows.

Mark loved watching sports, especially The Ohio State Buckeyes, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cincinnati Reds. He enjoyed being outside and tending to the garden. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and spoiling them with candy.

Mark is survived by his wife, Angie, of 32 years, whom he married May 11, 1986; his children, Carrie Baker of Arcanum, Christopher (Robyn) Baker of San Francisco, California, and Tyler (Sara) Baker of Arcanum; his grandchildren, Addyson and Hayslee Baker; and his brothers, Matt (Michelle) Baker of Arcanum, and David (Amanda) Baker of Arcanum.

A Celebration of Mark's Life will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1 PM at Grace United Methodist Church, 750 Arcanum-Ithaca Rd., Arcanum, OH 45304 with Pastor Travis Qualls officiating. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery. The family encourages visitors to dress casually (your favorite sports team).

Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care Center, 1350 North Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

The family has entrusted the arrangements to Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.

Phyllis Marie Nichols (January 1, 2019)

Phyllis Marie Nichols, 93 of Greenville, Ohio passed away peacefully at her home with loved ones around her on Tuesday January 1, 2019. She was born Paul & Sophia (Zawazki) Zarnik. She was a member St. Paul Episcopal Church where she was very active.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Robert Nichols; her son: William Robert Nichols; and 4 siblings.

She is survived by her sons & daughters in law: Richard Donald & Angela Nichols of Fishers, Indiana, John Michael Nichols & friend Debra of Greenville, Jack Edward & Mary Beth Nichols of Bradenton, Florida; daughter & son in law: Barbara & Bruce Schenck of Greenville; 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery, Fort Jefferson, Ohio at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Roger Lee Harbison (December 28, 2018)

Roger Lee Harbison, 88, of Greenville, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

He was born April 3, 1930 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Harold E. and Treva (Brock) Harbison.

Roger was a member of the Masonic Lodge, ancient accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton, where he was a 32nd degree Mason. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast. When he was younger, he raced in motorcycle endurance races. He and Louise traveled the United States and Canada on their BMW motorcycle and loved their Sunday motorcycle trips with their friends. Roger had over 100,000 miles on two wheels and was a life-time member of the American Motorcycle Association. Roger was a life-time member of the Darke County Farm Power of the Past, and Tri-State Gas Engine and Tractor Association in Portland, Indiana. He loved almost anything with an engine and wheels and enjoyed restoring antique cars.

Roger always gave back to his community by serving as a volunteer with the Ansonia Fire Department and a Brown Township Trustee. He was a member of the East Main Street Church of Christ and the Ansonia Kiwanis.

Roger is survived by his wife of 68 years, Louise Harbison, whom he married November 4, 1950; his children, Leon Harbison of Pasadena, Texas, Tony Harbison of Lucasville, Ohio, and Allen Harbison of Stow, Ohio; his grandchildren, Corey Harbison and Wyatt Harbison; and two great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Roger's life will be held at 11AM on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus, with Pastor Jim Morehouse officiating. Burial will follow in Brock Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, January 4, 2019 form 4PM to 6:45PM at the funeral home, and again Saturday from 10AM until the time of the service. A Masonic Memorial Service will be held on Friday at 6:45PM.

Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor's choice.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.

Betty L. Kremer (December 28, 2018)

Betty L. Kremer age 91, of Versailles passed away at 10:05 PM on Friday, December 28, 2018, at Versailles Healthcare Center.

Betty was born February 1, 1927, in Darke County to the late Louis F. & Eulalia “Lollie” (Smith) Cramer. In addition to her parents, Betty was also preceded in death by her husband, Lewis A. Kremer on April 23, 2011, whom she married April 28, 1945; son, David R. “Red” Kremer; brothers, Francis “Bob” Marchal, Earl “Skeeter” Marchal, James Cramer, Joe Cramer and John Cramer; and sisters, Bertha Apple, Vinna Buxton, Isabelle Goffena and infant Mary Catherine Cramer. Betty was the last surviving member of her family.

Betty is survived by her children, Tony L. & Mary Ellen Kremer of Celina, Ruth Kremer of Versailles, Diana & Dale George of Versailles, Jo & Chuck Langenkamp of Greenville, Ron & Sheree Kremer of Versailles, Jill & Clarence “Butch” Simons of Greenville, Dan & Jackie Kremer of Versailles and Ken & Julia Kremer of Versailles; 26 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandsons; in-laws, Rita Kremer, Freddie & Martha Kremer and Jeanene Kremer; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Betty was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and former member of the Daughters of Isabella of the church. Betty was also a member of the Versailles American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, January 4, 2019, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Shannon Y. Hall (December 27, 2018)

Shannon Y. Hall age 49, of Ansonia went to be with her Lord at 11:02 PM on Thursday, December 27, 2018, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

Shannon was born April 26, 1969, in Greenville to Marvin & Judi (Baker) Peters of Ansonia. In addition to her parents, Shannon is survived by her sons & Daughter-in-law, Adam Hall of Ansonia, Aaron & Sami Hall of Ansonia and Dustin Hall of Ansonia; daughter, Bree Hall of Ansonia; brother & sister-in-law, Jeff & Kim Peters of Ansonia; and sister & brother-in-law, Emily & Don Smith of Greenville.

Shannon was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Robert & Verla Baker; and paternal grandparents, Roy & Stella Peters.

Shannon was a member of Northside Community Fellowship Church in Greenville. She was a graduate of Ansonia High School with the Class of 1987. Shannon enjoyed watching her children play sports and loved caddying for her kids every year at their annual Mother’s Day golf outing. Shannon didn’t lose her fight against cancer, she just ran out of time.

A celebration of Shannon’s life will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Northside Community Fellowship Church 8135 St. Rt. 127 Greenville with Pastor Randy Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Ansonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Dennis “Denny” Patrick Buell (December 27, 2018)

Dennis “Denny” Patrick Buell, age 95 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:25 AM Thursday December 27, 2018 at the Brookdale Senior Living of Greenville following a lengthy illness.

Denny was born July 24, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and the son of the late Charles and Mary (Gallagher) Buell.

He was a graduate of Loras Catholic Prep School in Dubuque, Iowa and following his Honorable Discharge from the Navy he attended Marquette University. He retired in 1990 from International Paper Company and a Veteran of W.W. II serving as a Pharmacist’s Mate during WW II in the U.S. Navy.

Denny was a very active member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Greenville, a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1796, Greenville Elks Lodge and V.F.W., enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Geezer Golf Group at Turtle Creek Golf Course. Denny was a consummate joke and story teller, enjoyed by many of his family and friends. Over the years he spent time as a volunteer with the “Meals on Wheels” program but his favorite past time was spent with his family.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Louise “Weezie” (Richards) Buell September 24, 2012. They were married December 27, 1947. Also his son-in-law Mike Schulze April 2016 and a brother Robert Buell.

Denny is survived by his children Cathy( Ed) Cornell, John Buell, Tom (Janet) Buell, Eileen Schulze, Molly (Mark) Logan, Patricia (Randy) Lear, and Michael (Gina) Buell; grandchildren Amy, Jonathon, Jack, Adam, Melissa, Stephanie, Britt, Jonathon, Katie, Emily, Patrick, Joseph, Sam, Grace, Tommy, Cy and Elena; great grandchildren Jacob, Joshua, Braden, Avery, Landon, Mason, Colin, Sophie, Samantha, Matthew, Chloe, Liam, Charlie, Iris, Eve and Edwin; great great grandchild Mila; sister Maureen Freeland of Ann Arbor, Michigan, sisters-in law Virginia Richards of Wisconsin and Joanne Richards of Illinois as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday January 3, 2019 in the St. Mary’s Catholic Church 233 W. Third Street Greenville, Ohio with Father John R. White officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery where Full Military Graveside Services will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and on Thursday from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the 3rd Degree Rosary Services followed by the 4th Degree Service conducted by the Knights of Columbus, scheduled at 7:45 PM Wednesday in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the St. Mary’s Catholic School Greenville, Ohio.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com