Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home http://browndawsonflick.com/ Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home en-us http://browndawsonflick.com/images/logo.gif Brown-Dawson-Flick Funeral Home http://browndawsonflick.com/ Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Mary Rose Saylor http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3908/mary-rose-saylor/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3908/mary-rose-saylor/

Mary Rose Saylor

December 30th, 1933 - July 18th, 2017

Mary Rose Saylor, age 83 of Hamilton, passed away at Huntington Court on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 4:10 Am.  She was born in Harlan County, Kentucky on December 30, 1933 to Arthur and Bessie (Gilbert) Lowe.  Rose was a member of Timberhill Baptist Church.

She is survived by three children, Barbara (Kenneth) Pitts, Bobby (Jimmie) Saylor, and Randal (Jenny) Saylor; two brothers, Harold and Ken Lowe; four grandchildren, Jason Pitts, Bobby Saylor Jr., Deanna Arntzen, and Ashley Saylor; and six great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by husband, Bobby Saylor in 1991; her parents, and three siblings, Alene Rouse, Earl Lowe, and Jewel Napier.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Scott Miller of Timberhill Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the funeral home. 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Gayle A. Korb http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3907/gayle-a-korb/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3907/gayle-a-korb/

Gayle A. Korb

October 14th, 1943 - July 13th, 2017

Gayle A. Korb (Vaughn), age 73 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Gayle was born in Hamilton, Ohio on October 14,1943 to Roland Vaughn and Anna Mae (Renners) Vaughn. A graduate of Notre Dame High School (Class of ‘61), she worked as a X-Ray and Mammography Technician at Mercy Hospital  (Hamilton & Fairfield). Gayle will always be remembered as a loving, caring wife, mother and grandmother. She will also be remembered for her sense of humor, her crafting and sewing  talents and her love of animals and nature. She will be greatly missed by family, friends an her loyal pets Chase, Eddie and Pearl.

Gayle is survived by her husband of 53 years James Korb, her daughter, Denise Brucchieri (Louis Stukenborg), her son Stephen (Jennifer Meeks-Korb), her grandson, Drew Korb and sister, Janet Lubbers (John). She was preceded in death by her parents (Roland and Anna Mae) and her aunts and uncles.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice of Hamilton for the professional compassionate care that they provided Gayle. The family suggest memorial contributions be directed to Hospice of Hamilton and Sacred Heart Church.

Memorial Mass will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 400 Nilles Rd., Fairfield, Ohio, on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM with Fr. Larry Tharp celebrant. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Debra K. Potter http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3906/debra-k-potter/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3906/debra-k-potter/

Debra K. Potter

April 23rd, 1954 - June 24th, 2017

Debra K. Potter, age 63 of Oxford, passed away at on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Debra was born in Hamilton, Ohio on April 23, 1954.  

Debra is survived by her daughters, Amy (Eric) Curtner and April Dickerson; grandchildren, Nicole Martin, Nathan Martin, Ashley Curtner, Mathew Martin, Isabella Curtner; brother, David Basham; sister, Carmen Basham Ashley. Debra was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Shepard.

 

 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Carol D. Schmidt http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3905/carol-d-schmidt/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3905/carol-d-schmidt/

Carol D. Schmidt

April 16th, 1936 - July 17th, 2017

Carol D. Schmidt, age 81 of Hamilton, passed away at Bradford Place, Monday, July 17, 2017. Carol was born in Hamilton, Ohio on April 16, 1936 to Jerome Ribar and Helen Jones Ribar. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Carol was also a watercolor artist.  

Carol is survived by her daughters, Anne Hoffman and Dori Huff; siblings, Doris Wagoner, Daniel Ribar and Helen Hyatt; grandchildren, Anthony Bokeno, Nancy Hoffman, John Adam Rush, Abbey Rush, Jamey Rush, and Lee Hoffman; great-grandchildren, Conner Smith and Alexander Rush. Carol was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Schmidt.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home Friday, July 21, 2017 at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at St. Stephen’s Cemetery. 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Roland E. "Rollie" Arent http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3904/roland-e-rollie-arent/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3904/roland-e-rollie-arent/

Roland E. "Rollie" Arent

August 21st, 1945 - July 16th, 2017

Roland E. "Rollie" Arent, age 71, passed away on July 16, 2017. Rollie was born on August 21, 1945 in Hamilton, Ohio to Ruthada & VanLou Arent. His parents have preceded him in death as well as his only brother Wayne (Buddy) Arent. He is survived by his two daughters, Rhonda Arent, of Arizona, and Chelsea Mariah Arent, of Hamilton; and his granddaughter, Courtni Price, of Arizona. He also leaves behind a niece that he felt was "like a daughter" to him, Tonia (Arent) Johnson, of Florida, as well as a nephew Charles Arent, of Georgia.

 

Rollie was in the United States Navy from 1963 - 1969 and did a tour in Vietnam. He was a member of the AMVETS, Eagles, VFW, The Moose & The Monkeys. He loved camping, boating, corvettes and his Harley Davidson. Rollie had Chelsea late in life and she was the "apple of his eye". 

 

Visitation will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 6:00PM to 7:00PM. Funeral service to follow at 7:00PM at the funeral home. Burial will be held the following day, Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 10:30AM at Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Queen City Hospice.

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Lena Belle Mapel http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3903/lena-belle-mapel/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3903/lena-belle-mapel/

Lena Belle Mapel

August 5th, 1926 - July 13th, 2017

Lena Belle Mapel of Chambersburg, Pa, and formerly of Hamilton, OH, went to be with her loving Lord on July 13, 2017 at 8:20 PM. She was born August 5, 1926 in Duquesne, PA. She graduated from Miami University of Oxford, Ohio and became a registered nurse in 1972. She was a postpartum nurse at Fort Hamilton hospital for 12 years and worked as a nurse at Mercy Hospital for 3 years.

Lena was a loving wife and dedicated mother who loved to cook for her family, always making sure that she had everything that her family or others needed. She was a person that loved to give and in her giving showed the deep love she had for others.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Rathel and her husband Wilford of Chambersburg, PA; a son Craig Mapel of Mesilla Park, NM; 6 grandchildren, Crystal Mapel of Jackson KY., Robert Mapel, of Atascadero, CA., Tara Reddy of Anaheim , CA.,  Anna Banks of Middletown, OH., Angela Downard of Oxford, OH., and Rebecca Rolfert of Cincinati, OH; and 7 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Mapel; her son, Dale Mapel; and her twin sister, Lora Mapel.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Ave. Hamilton, OH. Funeral service will follow at 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Butler Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Miami University School of Nursing, 501 E High St, Oxford, OH 45056. 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Shirley A. Spahn http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3902/shirley-a-spahn/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3902/shirley-a-spahn/

Shirley A. Spahn

August 6th, 1941 - July 15th, 2017

 

Shirley A. Spahn, age 75 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Saturday, July 15, 2017. Shirley was born in Hamilton, Ohio on August 6, 1941 to Henry and Anita (Kline) Roysden.   

Shirley is survived by her children, Brad (Amanda) Spahn, David (Shawna) Spahn, and Tracey Spahn; her grandchildren, Claire, Gaston, Bailey, Danielle, Jackie, and Alex; her sisters, Wilma and Terri; and many other loving family members and friends. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Anita Roysden; her daughter Kristine Fiocca; and her sister, Pauline. 

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Ruth Miller http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3901/ruth-miller/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3901/ruth-miller/

Ruth Miller

November 30th, 1925 - July 13th, 2017

Ruth Miller, age 91 of Reily Township, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Ruthwas born in Cumberland Gap, Kentucky on November 30, 1925 to Greenberry and Martha (Baker) Burton. On August 30, 1947, she married the love of her life, Harold Miller, in Hamilton, Ohio. She was a homemaker, a devoted mother and grandmother. Ruth was a riveter at Ford Motor Company in Hamilton, during WWII. She enjoyed taking walks in the woods and gardening.

Ruth is survived by her husband of almost 70 years, Harold Miller; her children, Carolyn (Lee) Feltner, Bobby (Jackie) Miller, Martha (John) Huesing, Ginger (Tom Lake) Miller, John Miller, and David Miller; her 5 grandchildren; her 4 great grandchildren; and many other loving family members and friends. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Cheryl Miller.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.  The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to McCullough-Hyde Hospital and Hospice of Hamilton.

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Ruby Yvonne Rosenbalm http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3900/ruby-yvonne-rosenbalm/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3900/ruby-yvonne-rosenbalm/

Ruby Yvonne Rosenbalm

February 17th, 1936 - July 11th, 2017

Ruby Yvonne Rosenbalm, age 81 of Clarksville, passed away on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Ruby was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 17, 1936 to Sollie Proctor and Rudell Gabbard Proctor. 

Ruby is survived by her sons, Floyd (Beth) Rosenbalm, Roger (Connie) Rosenbalm, Charles Sr. Rosenbalm; daughter, Brenda (Michael) Spiegel; 15 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; brothers, Paul (Betty) Proctor and James (Linda) Proctor; sister, Barbara (Don) Anderson. Ruby was preceded in death by her parents, Sollie and Rudell Proctor; siblings, Buddy, Martha, Jake and Butch; grandson, Michael Spiegel Jr. and great-granddaughter, Amber Baumgartner.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio.  Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Doris Corrine Barkley http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3899/doris-corrine-barkley/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3899/doris-corrine-barkley/

Doris Corrine Barkley

March 12th, 1939 - July 10th, 2017

 

Doris Corrine Barkley, age 78 of Hamilton, passed away at Ft. Hamilton Hospital on Monday, July 10, 2017.  She was born in Falmouth, Kentucky on March 12, 1939 the daughter of Bartley and Pearl (Hopkins) Lawson.  Doris was a member of the Tri County Church of the Nazarene, where she served as the Treasure for numerous years.  On July, 23, 1954 in New Miami she married Jack S. Barkley.  Doris enjoyed gardening, canning, sewing, and crafts. 

Doris is survived by her husband, Jack S. Barkley; three daughters, Melinda Barkley, Cindy (John) Rust, Jackie (David) Grafner; five siblings, Margie (Tom) Goebel, Kay Barkley, Ruby Freeman, Shirley Jackson, and Leon Lawson; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Charlie) Garnett, Desiree (Christopher) Lusk, Elizabeth (Tim) McGuire, Denessa (Roger) Tackett, Kimberly Rust, and Jacob (Amanda) Lakes; three step grandchildren, Shona (Joel) Miller, Jason (Gina) Rust, and Hollie Mejia Rust; sixteen great grandchildren; six step great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends. Doris was preceded in death by her parents and two siblings, Carl Lawson and Juanita Jackson. 

Funeral service will be held at Tri County Church of the Nazarene, 4778 Tylersville Rd, on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Dan Walters officiating.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the church.  Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Mark J. Senger Jr. http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3898/mark-j-senger-jr-/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3898/mark-j-senger-jr-/

Mark J. Senger Jr.

June 12th, 1943 - June 28th, 2017

 

Mark J. Senger Jr., age 74 of Mansfield, OH, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  He was born in Hamilton on June 12, 1943, the son of Mark J. Sr. and Rita Senger.  Mark was employed as an electrician for General Motors for more than forty years, retiring in 2008.   

He is survived by his wife, Jane Senger of Mansfield; four children, Pamala (Jeff) Smeraldo, Jeffrey Senger, Peter (Kerri) Senger, and Nathan (Ann) Senger; two siblings, Rick (Regina) Senger and Karen (Dan) Schmidtz; eight grandchildren, Ryan, Katie, Lilly, Bentley, Drew, Jack, Macy, and Will;  two stepdaughters, Tammy (Mark) Bond and Cathy (Doug) Smart; six step-grandchildren, Taylor (Aaron), Brian (Heidi), Nathan (Heather), Bradley (Whitney), Aaron (Tia), and Jordan (Nikki); seven step-great-grandchildren, Autumn, Cloe, Brooklyn, Makayla, Luke, Calleigh, and Ella.  He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter, Emily Smeraldo. 

Memorial service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  A burial service will follow at St. Stephen’s Cemetery.  A memorial gathering will be held on Friday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.  Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association at www.lung.org.

 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Louise C. Lodder http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3897/louise-c-lodder/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3897/louise-c-lodder/

Louise C. Lodder

November 29th, 1929 - July 10th, 2017

 

Louise C. Lodder, age 87 of Hamilton, passed away at Bradford Place on Monday, July 10, 2017. Louise was born in Hamilton, Ohio on November 29, 1929 to John V. and Agnes (Eckes) Lodder.   

Louise is survived by her brother, John A. Lodder and his wife, Betty E. Lodder; her nieces and nephews, Kathryn Carpenter, William Lodder, Deborah (Chuck) Menche, Elizabeth (Ken) Castrucci, and John R. (Ann) Lodder. Louise was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Mary Kay Lodder. 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church, on Monday, July 17th, 2017, at 10AM.  Burial will follow at St. Stephen’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church. The family would like to extend a special thank you to everyone at Bradford Place for their care and support.

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Anna Marie Johnson http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3896/anna-marie-johnson/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3896/anna-marie-johnson/

Anna Marie Johnson

September 21st, 1926 - July 5th, 2017

Anna Marie Johnson, age 90 of Hamilton, passed away at Huntington Court on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Anna was born in Seeco, Kentucky on September 21, 1926 to Dillard Howard and Priscilla Phillips Howard. 

Anna is survived by her daughter, Kim Johnson Keith (Rob); sister, Mary G. (Ron) Barker; brothers, Charles (Teresa) Howard and Bradley (Vivian) Howard, and many nieces and nephews. Anna was preceded in death by her parents, Dillard and Priscilla Howard; siblings, John Willie, Teny, Roy, Bill, Pauline, James, Geri and Allen.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Millville Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Hamilton, 1010 Eaton Ave, Hamilton, OH 45013. 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Eugene "Blue" Thompson http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3895/eugene-blue-thompson/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3895/eugene-blue-thompson/

Eugene "Blue" Thompson

August 23rd, 1935 - July 5th, 2017

 

Eugene "Blue" Thompson, age 81 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Southwest Ohio on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  He was born in Clay County, Kentucky on August 23, 1935 the son of Irvin and Flora (Cope) Thompson.  On December 31, 1971 in Hamilton he married Veeda Smallwood.  Blue was employed as a bus driver for Greyhound for numerous years, retiring in 2012.  He was a veteran of Korean War with the United States Army from 1952 to 1955. 

He is survived by his wife, Veeda Thompson of Hamilton; five children, Charlene (Larry) Atwood, Tim McClanahan, Tom McClanahan, Kathy Adkins, and Loretta Bundy; three siblings, Bernice Clemmons, James (Carolyn) Thompson, and Novella (Don) Hitt; eleven grandchildren, Monice Lynn (Paul) Hill, Daniel Wesley (Sue) Adkins III, Matthew Ryanb (Victoria) Adkins, Shawn McQill, Kenneth Lee Bundy, Tyler James Bundy, Bubba Hill, Jessie Hill, Quinton Boggs, MaKaylynn Swanner, and Emma Lillix Phillips; six great grandchildren, Ruby Sophia Hill, Breanna Nicole Adkins, Matthew Ryan Adkins, Jr., Titan Alexander Adkins, Ellie May Adkins, and Sadie Grace Adkins; and numerous other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents and ten siblings. 

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Saturday, July  8, 2017 at 3:00 PM with Pastor Tim Cole of Millville Avenue Church of God officiating.  Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the funeral home.  Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Wanda "JoAnn" Muntz http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3894/wanda-joann-muntz/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3894/wanda-joann-muntz/

Wanda "JoAnn" Muntz

April 4th, 1936 - June 30th, 2017

Wanda "JoAnn" Muntz, age 81 of Hamilton, passed away at Ft. Hamilton Hospital on Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born in Hamilton, Ohio on April 4, 1936 to Oakley and Martha (Begley) Hatten. JoAnn was a Bengals fan and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Wanda is survived by her sister, Malvery (Wayne) Lester; children, Carl Muntz Jr., Linda (Paul Miller) Jordan, Paula (Scott Campbell) Muskopf, and Brian (Nikki) Muntz; her grandchildren, Martha, Ricky (Brittanie), Chris (Vicki), John, Josh, Angel, Whitney, Summer, Brooke, and Jessie; her great grandchildren, Lillian, Paige, Kaylin, Justin, Nicholas, Jaydon, Braydon, Justin, Emmitt, Liam, and Owyn; a special nephew, Roy Lester and numerous other family members and friends. Wanda was preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Muntz; her brothers, Junior and Bob Hatten; and her parents. A special thank you to Howard Kuykendall for his help through this difficult time.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio, on Friday, July  7, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Hickory Flat Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday, July  7, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.  

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Elizabeth Horn http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3893/elizabeth-horn/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3893/elizabeth-horn/

Elizabeth Horn

July 17th, 1950 - July 2nd, 2017

Elizabeth Horn, age 66 of Hamilton, passed away on July 2, 2017.  

Visitation will be held on Saturday July 8,2017 from 10AM to 11AM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home 1350 Millville Ave., with the funeral to follow at 11AM.  Burial to follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Wilbur Gary Cope http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3892/wilbur-gary-cope/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3892/wilbur-gary-cope/

Wilbur Gary Cope

May 16th, 1948 - July 2nd, 2017

 

Wilbur Gary Cope, age 69 of Hamilton, passed away at Fort Hamilton Hospital on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 1:00 AM.  He was born in Hamilton on May 16, 1948 the son of Elias Wilbur and Margie (Young) Cope.  Gary was employed as an engineer for the railroad and as a pulp mixer for Champion Paper for numerous years, retiring in 2012.  On April 17, 1969 in Hamilton he married Brenda Simpson and she preceded him in death in 2011.

He is survived by four children, Amy Cope, Becci Reeves, Catherine Cope, and Kevin Cope, all of Hamilton; devoted sister, caregiver, and best friend, Debbie Moore of Hamilton; one granddaughter, Pharron Day of Fairfield; two great grandchildren, Lillian Day and Kingsley Emrick; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Daryl and Donald Cope.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Friday, July  7, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Rick Witt of Faith Pentecostal officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home.  The family would like to extend a thank you to the staff of Wellington Manor, Dr. Karnik, the Critical Care Team at Ft. Hamilton ICU, and the Hospice Wing for all their care and support.

 

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Danny R. Clark http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3891/danny-r-clark/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3891/danny-r-clark/

Danny R. Clark

April 11th, 1949 - June 27th, 2017

Danny R. Clark, age 68 of Hamilton, OH passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on June 27, 2017. Danny was a graduate of Ross High and a Maintenance Super at Champion/IP for 44 years. From 1970-1973 he was in the US Marines aboard the USS Midway with three tours in Vietnam. He was a life member of AMVETS Post 1983. On July 27, 1968 he married Mary Baker.
 He is survived by one son, D. Shane (Shanda) Clark and one daughter Jodi (Denny) Stockhoff; grandchildren, Eric, Matt, Kaylynn, Mackenzie, Shayne, Casey, Jestin, Anthony, and Brianna; great grandchildren, Trinity, Sophia, Riley, Copelynn; his very best friend, Jesse Evans and a special dog, Mickey; his mom, Helen; his siblings, Shirley, Sue, Linda, Davey, Phillip; his in-laws, Keith, Shirley, Sandy, David; and many special nieces and nephews. Danny had numerous friends and to know him was to love him.
His hobbies were camping at Heritage Hills, fishing, and watching his family Sand Drag Racing. A special thanks to the 3rd floor staff at Bradford Nursing Facility, Hospice of Hamilton, Dr. and friend Rahib Vasi. He will be sadly missed by all of us until we meet again. He was preceded in death by his Dad, Dan, Brother, Chuck, his "Other Parents" Elmer and Jean, special nephew, Chan, and best friend, Dallas.
Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 11AM with Pastor Jerry Powell officiating. Burial will follow at Millville Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 from 5-8 PM.

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Ethel M. Burnett http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3890/ethel-m-burnett/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3890/ethel-m-burnett/

Ethel M. Burnett

June 23rd, 1935 - June 25th, 2017

 

Ethel M. Burnett, age 82 of Hamilton, passed away at her residence on Sunday, June 25, 2017.  She was born in Calvin, Kentucky on June 23, 1935 the daughter of Martin and Daisy Miracle.  Ethel was formerly employed as a nurses  aide at Mercy Hospital Hamilton and with various nursing homes in Hamilton.    

She is survived by two children, Evelyn Burnett and Dennis Burnett, both of Hamilton; one sister, Gustava Miracle of Hamilton; five grandchildren, Michelle Burnett, Robert Collier, Donna (Cody) Brown, Heather Burnett, and Darren Brandenburg; and numerous great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul Burnett in 1999, and one brother, Clinton Miracle. 

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held on Thursday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the funeral home.  Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com

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Warning: date() expects parameter 2 to be long, string given in /var/www/vhosts/browndawsonflick.com/httpdocs/rss/index.php on line 41 Clarence Root http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3889/clarence-root/ http://browndawsonflick.com/obituaries/3889/clarence-root/

Clarence Root

June 10th, 1923 - June 23rd, 2017

Clarence Root, age 94 of Hamilton, passed away surrounded by his loving family and friends on June 23, 2017. Clarence was born in Manchester, Kentucky on June 10, 1923 to Jim and Emmer Root (nee Smith). He married Ruby Marcum, December 18, 1950. Clarence was a long time member of Pentecostal Faith Church of New Miami.   

Clarence is survived by his loving wife Ruby, of 66 years; Son, Kenneth Root; Daughters, Rita (Lonnie) Spurlock, Deanna (Willie) Smith; Grandchildren, Ben Root, Ashley (Chris) Bloom, Travis (LaBriska) Smith and Jared (Angel) Smith; Great-Grandchildren, Colby, Adley Bloom and Haisley Smith. Clarence was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Emmer Root; Siblings, Martha Henson, Roy Root, Effie Harris, Dallas Root, Myrtle Gray, Ernest Root, Arlie Root, Sallie Root and Mae Eaton; Daughter, Sherry Root; Grandson, Shawn Root.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Steve Allen and Charlie Wells officiating.  Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.  

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Steven "Steve" Paul Smith

December 8th, 1955 - June 24th, 2017

Steven "Steve" Paul Smith, age 61 of Morrow, passed away at Bethesda North Hospital on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Steve was born in Hamilton, Ohio on December 8, 1955 to Paul Smith and Genevieve Grable Smith. Steve served for many years as a volunteer firefighter for the Milford Township Fire Department. He also served his country in the Army and National Guard. Steve was an avid race fan and loved antique cars and trucks. 

Steve is survived by sisters Shirley (Darrell) Messer, Paulette (Fred) Burckey, Beverly (John) Flinn and Peggy (John) Kelly. Steve was preceded in death by parents Paul and Genevieve Smith and daughter Erika Smith.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio, followed by the funeral service at 7:00 PM with Pastor Darrell Messer officiating.  Burial will be the following day, June 28, 2017, 10:00 AM at Darrtown Cemetery.  

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Patricia Ann Justice

November 18th, 1940 - June 24th, 2017

Patricia Ann Justice, age 76 of Hamilton, passed away at Golden Years Nursing Home on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 9:15 AM.  She was born in Clay County, Kentucky on November 18, 1940 the daughter of George O. and Mary Lee (Osborne) Jackson. 

Patricia is survived by two sons, Lyndale J. (Sandy) Justice and Jon D. (Brenda) Justice, both of Hamilton; seven siblings, Kenneth Jackson, Linda Wagers, Judy (Dave) Gullett, Evelyn Frisbee, Sandy Wisebecker, Georgetta Jackson, and Mark (Laura) Jackson; sister-in-law, Martha Jackson; four grandchildren, Lyndale (Christina) Justice and Alesha (Jamie Adams) Justice, Jessie Hymer, and Brandon Justice; and ten great grandchildren, Graci Halsey, Aiden, Alexander, and Austin Justice, Jade, Jessie, Ethan, and Gabriel Hymer, Nevaeh Jackson, and Taylor Justice.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Kimberly Justice; brother, Raymond Jackson; and brother-in-law, Bill Wagers.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at the funeral home.

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Arnold H. Holstein

October 18th, 1932 - June 23rd, 2017

Arnold H. Holstein, age 84 of Hamilton, passed away at his residence on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 8:07 PM.  He was born in Hamilton on October 18, 1932 the son of Edward and Florence (Montgomery) Holstein.  Arnold was a veteran of The Korean War with the United States Navy from 1952 to 1956.  He was employed as a stationary engineer for Champion Paper for nineteen years and then as a plant engineer for Cincinnati Milacron for twenty-five years, retiring in 1994.  Arnold was a member of St. Peter in Chains Church, the American Legion, and Amvets Post 1983.  On June 13, 1953 in Hamilton he married Phyllis L. Cory.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis L. Holstein of Hamilton; three daughters, Karen (Tim) Miller of Oxford, Joan (Tim) Howell of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Marjorie (Randy) Webb of Hamilton; son-in-law, Dennis Huntington of Hamilton; five siblings, Tom (Sandra) Holstein of Cincinnati, Larry (Barbara) Holstein of Fairfield, Marcella Their, Carol Moss, and Donna (Jerry) Woodrey, all of Hamilton; ten grandchildren; and fourteen great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Nancy Huntington; sister, Becky Finch; and great grandson, Aidan Truett.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peter in Chains Catholic Church, 451 Ridgelawn Ave., on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Fr. Rob Muhlenkamp, Celebrant.  Burial will follow at St. Stephens Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Wednesday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to CJD Foundation, 341 W. 38th Street, New York, New York, 10018, St. Jude Research Hospital, ATTN: Memorial Dept., 501 St, Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or the charity of donor’s choice.  Condolences can be made at www.browndawsonflick.com

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Dawn Nichole White

December 7th, 1974 - June 22nd, 2017

 

Dawn Nichole White, age 42 of Hamilton, passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017.  Dawn was born in Hamilton, Ohio on December 7, 1974 to Debby Brock and Dave White. She especially enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.    

Dawn is survived by her mother, Debby (Jack Betz) Brock; her father, Dave White; her children, William Tyler Wagers and Edward Trey Wagers; her grandchildren, Braidan and Gianna Wagers; her sister Danielle (Ryan) Stevens; her niece and nephew, Brock and McKenzie Stevens; her aunts and uncles; and many other family and friends. Dawn was preceded in death by her grandparents, Charlie and Edith Brock; Billy White; and Papaw Wagers. 

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 12:00 noon with Elder Fred Baker officiating.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 noon at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.  www.browndawsonflick.com

 

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Mary "Alice" Reynolds

October 8th, 1969 - June 20th, 2017

Mary "Alice" Reynolds, age 47 of Hamilton, passed away at Fort Hamilton Hospital on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 3:48pm. Alice was born in Elkhart, Indiana on October 8, 1969 to Benjamin Reynolds and Hazel Rutledge.  Alice was one of the most kind hearted, giving, loving person that anyone would have met. She would give and help anybody that came along that was in need, even if that meant she was doing without. 
  
  
Alice is survived by her children, Kelly (Maurice Rutledge) Gabbard, Ashley (Adam Smith) Gabbard, Kyndra (Ozzy Stanton) Gabbard, Chad Gabbard, and Benjamin Gabbard; her grandchildren, Steven, Kaylynn, Kilee, Austin, Lilly, Sueanna, Adam Jr, Gabriel, Amya, Gracelyn, Harmony, Dawson, and a baby girl on the way, Atara, with Kyndra and Ozzy; her fiancé, Steve Clair; her best friend, Lulu Yarger; her mother, Hazel Rutledge; and her brothers, sisters, many nieces and nephews, and other loving family members and friends. Alice was preceded in death by her father, Benjamin Reynolds; her grandson, Ethan Gluhm; her sister, Amanda Cornett; and her children’s father, Chad Gabbard.
   
  
Visitation will be held at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum, 2421 Princeton Road, Hamilton, Ohio, on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:00PM to 1:30PM.  Funeral service will be held at the mausoleum on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:30 PM with Chaplain Larry Davis officiating. Burial will follow at the cemetery. 
  
  
"We love you so much! More than you will ever know and more than we showed you at times. But we know you know that, we needed to tell you one last time… We love you! Fly high, rest easy and at peace because now you are not suffering or in any pain. And again, love you and miss you bunches, always and forever!" Love, Your Kids
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Evelyn Begley

November 14th, 1927 - June 21st, 2017

 

Evelyn Begley, age 89 of Hamilton, passed away at home on June 21, 2017. Evelyn was born in Wooten, Kentucky on November 14, 1927 to John Bailey and Susan (Turner) Bailey.  She has worked most of her life before retiring from Mercy Hospital in 1989.  Evelyn was devoted to her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren; and loved her extended family and her church.   

Evelyn is survived by her five children, Janice Hatten, Donald (Gail) Begley, Brenda Miniard, Clyde (Paula) Begley Jr., and Freeda (Dan) Smith; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one sister Roxie Wells; one brother, John Junior; and many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents; and nine siblings, Rose Gibson, Ida Hendrix, Lige Bailey, Reuben Bailey, Viola and Zola Bailey, Felix Bailey, Robert "Bob" Bailey, Clifford "Butch" Bailey, and Donald "Don" Bailey. 

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 11Am with Pastor Mike Botts of Immanuel Baptist Church officiating.  Burial will follow at Millville Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10Am to 11Am at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home. The family would like to express their heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the loving care and support by Vitas Hospice. www.browndawsonflick.com

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Bessie Sizemore

September 30th, 1935 - June 21st, 2017

Bessie Sizemore, age 81 of Hamilton, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Bessie was born in Manchester, Kentucky on September 20, 1935 to Chester and Mae (Smallwood) Hensley. On November 22, 1952 she married Sherman Sizemore.

Bessie is survived by her children, Cliff Sizemore, Gina McDougall, Kathy Sizemore, Marvin (Kathy) Sizemore, and Herman Sizemore; her grandson, Christopher Wombles; and 8 other grandchildren; and her great grandchildren; her siblings, Ron Hensley, Don Hensley, Allene (Jim) Sizemore, and Marie Davenport; and many other loving family members and friends. Bessie was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Sizemore in March of 1990; her parents; and her siblings, McKinley, Bige, Alfred, Earl, Paul, Roy, Raleigh Hensley, Edna Gardstein, and Bonnie Breedwell.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 330 Pershing Ave., Hamilton, Ohio, on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.  Visitation will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.

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Patricia "Pat" Spencer

September 27th, 1952 - June 21st, 2017

Patricia Ann Spencer, age 64 of Monroe, passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Patricia was born in Covington, Kentucky on September 27, 1952 to Lucille (Raymond) Spivey.  On June 23, 1980, Pat married the love of her life, Kenneth Spencer. Pat worked at Mercy Fairfield Hospital for 10 years. She enjoyed watching and cheering on UK basketball, and listening and watching Elvis.

Patricia is survived by her husband of 37 years, Kenneth Spencer; her loving daughter, Kendra Spencer; her sisters, Charlotte Spivey, Cheryl Spivey, and Peggy Lynch; her adopted sisters, Maggie Gabbard, and Sue Spurlock; her brother, David Riley; and many other loving family members and friends. Patricia was preceded in death by her mother, Lucille Spivey and her brothers, Donnie and Michael Riley.

Funeral service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Butler County Memorial Park.  Visitation will be held on Monday, June 26, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.

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Vickie Chafin

July 2nd, 1959 - June 21st, 2017

Victoria Kay Chafin, age 57 of Fairfield, passed away at Hospice of Hamilton on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Vickiewas born in Hamilton, Ohio on July 2, 1959 to Edsel and Rosemary (Hymer) Harrison.  She was an ’77 Talawanda graduate. On April 26, 1986 she married the love of her life, Jody Chafin. They resided in Middletown for 29 years, raising their children. Vickie loved horses and all other animals. She enjoyed listening to music, especially her husband’s band, B-Caged, and taking photos of them play. Vickie loved to karaoke to all the man hatin’ songs.

Vickie is survived by her husband of 31 years, Jody Chafin; her children, Cody (Megan) Chafin and Haley (J.D.) Wheeler; her siblings, Edsel Harrison Jr., Crystal "Cricket" Brown, Mike Harrison, Larry Harrison; and many other loving family members and friends. Vickie was preceded in death by her parents, Edsel and Rosemary Harrison.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM.  Burial will follow at Millville Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions can be made to the funeral home in Vickie's name to help fund the funeral services.

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Francis Parrish

December 16th, 1937 - June 19th, 2017

Francis Eugene Parrish Jr., age 79 of Hamilton, passed away at home on Monday, June 19, 2017. Franciswas born in Hamilton, Ohio on December 16, 1937 to Francis E. Sr. and Mary P. (Bozarth) Parrish.  He was the founder of the Butler County Swim League, the ELKS Swim Club, and received a lifetime achievement award from the YMCA for swimming. Francis is in both the Butler County and the City of Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame. He was a swim and dive official of the OHSAA, the YMCA, and the NCAA. Francis was a Police Officer and heavily involved in the FOP. While in all of these positions he served as an official and unofficial mentor for so many people. He encouraged others to pursue their passions and goals, taught them the value of hard work, dedication, and loyalty. He gave many people their start at something whether it be as a new patrolman, a new official, a first job, or starting out in the world of swimming or coaching.  He loved the water and traveling to Sanibel Island with his family every year. On February 1, 1976, he married his soulmate, Kristine Tenbusch.

Francis is survived by his wife, Kristine Parrish; his children, Gary (Kim) Parrish, Carol (Earnie) Dyke, Tom (Rachel) Parrish, Kristopher (Laine McDonnell) Parrish, Mollie (Mike) Zook; his grandchildren, Jason, Lydia, Hollie, Curt, Chloe, Keira, Maggie, George, and many great grandchildren; his siblings, Sylvia Hesler and Ronald (Effie) Parrish; his dear friends, Claudia, Mike, and Tom; and numerous other family members and friends.

Memorial service will be held at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio, on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM.  Memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Brown Dawson Flick Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Butler County Swim League c/o Amy Fryer www.bcslonline.com or Crossroads Hospice www.crhcf.org/donate.

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