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WILLIAM A. PENTZER

William A. Pentzer, 73, of Washington C.H. died Tuesday, August 4, 2015, at 3:20 p.m. at the Select Specialty Hospital in Columbus where he had been a patient since July 31.  He had been in failing health several years.

Bill was born February 12, 1942, in Dayton, Ohio to William Eberly and Elizabeth Ann (Betty) Wehner Pentzer.  He was a 1961 graduate of Dayton Chaminade High School.  He moved to Washington Court House from West Carrollton in 1960.

He was a medic in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War.  He retired in 1983 after serving 22 years in the Air Force.   He later was a custodian at the First Presbyterian Church.

Bill devoted his life to the Boy Scouts and served as a troop leader for over 40 years.  He had served as scout master in Germany, the Ohio Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Orphans’ Home in Xenia and was longtime scout master of Troop #112 (now Troop #5112) at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington Court House.  He was the recipient of the Silver Beaver Award and the Vigil Honor of the Order of the Arrow, both of which are the highest honors bestowed on volunteers by the Boy Scouts of America.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Bill is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Michael E. and Evelyn Pentzer of Washington Court House, three nieces, Kimberly Brady and her husband, Jim, of Washington Court House, Jennifer Jones and her husband, Richard (Skip), of Clarksburg and Dawn Pentzer of Bloomingburg; six great nieces, Morgan, Mallory and Macy Pentzer, Lauren and Emily Jones and Allison Brady and special friends, Larry Bishop, John Rowe, Ed Nungester, Sam Wray and Roger Kirkpatrick.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, August 13, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H. with Danny Dodds, minister at the Greenfield Church of Christ, officiating.  Burial of the cremains will be at a later date in St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday, August 13, 2015, from 5 p.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Boy Scout Troop #5112, c/o John Pickelheimer, 823 Washington Avenue, Washington Court House.

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SHANE CARL WILLIAM LANGLEY

Shane Carl William Langley, 43, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Sunday, August 2, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at Mount Carmel West in Columbus where he had been a patient two weeks.

Shane was born March 11, 1972, in Washington Court House, Ohio to William Curtis and Joyce Mary Jaeckels Langley.  He was a 1991 graduate of Miami Trace High School and attended DeVry University.  He lived most of his life in this community.

He formerly had been office manager for Jason Langley Realty.  He enjoyed technology and was active in computer repair and programming and software design.

Shane was a member of St. Colman of Cloyne Catholic Church.  He was an avid gun collector and gun maker and was a member of the NRA, Duck’s Unlimited and loved following politics.   He was a regular blood donor and enjoyed helping people in any way he could.

He was preceded in death by his mother in 2010; a brother, Shawn William Langley in 1999; his grandparents, William and Josephine Jaeckels and John and Charlene Langley and an uncle, Keith R. Jaeckels.

Shane is survived by his father, William Curtis Langley of Washington Court House; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be held Thursday, August 6, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Pastor James A. Kiger, Jr. officiating.   Burial will follow in the St. Colman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Red Cross of South Central Ohio, 143 South 30th Street, Newark, Ohio 43055.

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MISSIE WHITE

Missie White, 90, of Washington Court House, Ohio, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at 6:25 a.m. at Carriage Court Assisted Living.

Missie was born September 26, 1924, in Batesville, Texas, to Lewis Oliver and Emma Pickens Caldwell.  She was a 1942 graduate of Batesville High School and received a degree in business in 1945 from the University of Texas.  Upon marriage, she moved to Washington Court House in 1946.

She formerly worked in the office of the Governor of the State of Texas.  She was the first person in Washington Court House to operate a nursery school which she did for fourteen years from her home.

Missie was a member of Grace United Methodist Church and was a past president of the Washington Lioness Club.

She married Joseph E. White on March 22, 1946.  He preceded her in death on June 14, 2012.  She was also preceded by four brothers and three sisters.

Missie is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Marty White of Cincinnati and a daughter, Chérie White of Zanesville.

The funeral will be Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church,  officiating.  Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 12 Noon Thursday until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 East Market Street, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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BYRON BRIGGS STINSON, M.D.

Byron Briggs Stinson, M.D., 94, of Clarksburg, Ohio passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 3:19 p.m. at National Church Residences in Chillicothe where he had been residing since November 1, 2014.

Dr. Stinson was born May 24, 1921, in New Holland, Ohio to McKinley and Anna Lee Briggs Stinson.  He was a graduate of Lakewood (Ohio) High School and received his bachelor’s degree, medical doctor degree and master of medical science from The Ohio State University. Following his internship at Mt. Carmel, he lived most of his life in the New Holland and Clarksburg communities, except for a brief period in 1951-52 when he lived in Albuquerque.

He was a medical doctor and formerly had a medical practice in Clarksburg.  He then became a psychiatrist and served on the faculty at The Ohio State University until his retirement in 1986.  Following his retirement, he was a psychiatrist at the Scioto Paint Valley Mental Health Center until 2006.

Dr. Stinson was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha medical honorary; was a World War II veteran of the United States Marine Corps and later was a colonel and flight surgeon in the Air Force Reserves.  He was a member of the New Holland Post #8041 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He was an avid horseman and polo player.  He established the Austin Dirty Shirts polo team; organized a cavalry unit during the Civil War Centennial and was invited and rode with the Mexican Cavalry.  He also had numerous published articles.

He married Eleanor Marie Manly on March 9, 1946.  She preceded him in death on March 2, 2012.  He was also preceded by a daughter, Bethany Stinson Stevenson; two daughters-in-law, Teresa Stinson and Cinda Stinson; a granddaughter, Katherine Stevenson; a brother, Dr. Dustin Stinson; a sister, Anne Jane Stinson and his daughter Melany’s longtime companion, Trygve Lonnebotn.

Dr. Stinson is survived by a daughter, Melany Stinson Newby of Columbus, Ohio two sons, Richard B. Stinson of Washington Court House and Manly Stinson and his wife, Connie, of Frankfort; a son-in-law, Dr. John Stevenson of Reynoldsburg; seven grandchildren, Shannon West, David (Kori) Stevenson, Sarah (Kala) Radl, Brandt (Nicole) Stinson, Rachel (Steve) Greene, Byron R. (Kennedy Wagner) Stinson and Erica (Keith) Gehres; nine great grandchildren, Ella and Ava West, Katherine and John Thomas Stevenson, Audrey Grace, Stella Marie and Asher Byron Stinson, Fenrir Radl and Addison Gehres; a sister-in-law, Marilyn J. Stinson of Circleville; his former wife, Mary Ellen Asher Stinson Schwart and other extended family members.

The funeral will be Saturday, August 1, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in New Holland with family members offering remembrances.  Burial will follow in the New Holland Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home in New Holland from 11 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Byron, Anne and Dustin Stinson Family Scholarship Fund #482143, The Ohio State University Foundation, 1480 West Lane Avenue, Columbus, Ohio  43221.

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RUSSELL E. OBERSCHLAKE

Russell E. Oberschlake, 79, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Friday, July 24, 2015, at 8:31 a.m. at his home.  He had been in failing health.

Russell was born October 17, 1935, in Adams County, Ohio to Hugh E. and Alma R. Hilterbran Oberschlake,  He moved to this community in 1948 from Highland County.  He was a 1954 graduate of Washington High School.

Before his retirement, he was a salesman for the Dr. Heinz Feed Company in Bloomingburg.

He was a member of Washington C.H. Lodge #129 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks; the New Holland Lions Club; Fayette County Commission on Aging and was a member and past master of Bloomingburg Lodge F. & A.M. #449.  He served in the United States Marine Corps and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in New Holland.

Russell was preceded in death by his parents; an infant daughter, Mary Elizabeth Oberschlake and a brother Joseph R. Oberschlake.

He is survived by his wife, the former Mary Ann Welty whom he married July 2, 1957; a daughter and son-in-law, Amy Beth and Terry Curry of Mount Sterling; a brother and sister-in-law, Wendell and Loretta Oberschlake of Bucyrus; a sister-in-law, Donna Oberschlake of Trenton, Ohio; four nephews, William and Robert Oberschlake of Trenton and Michael and Scott Oberschlake of Georgia; three aunts and several cousins.

The funeral will be Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H. with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Bloomingburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 5-7 p.m. where a Masonic service, which is open to the public, will be held at 7 p.m.  A Lions Club service will immediately follow the Masonic service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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CARMEN CRUSE DAILY

Carmen Lorraine Cruse Daily, 50, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at her home.  Her death was sudden and unexpected.

Carmen was born May 16, 1965, in Washington Court House, Ohio to Clarence and Louise Peters Cruse.  She was a 1983 graduate of Washington Senior High School and, except for ten years in Madison County, had lived most of his life in Washington Court House.

She had formerly been a dental technician at the London Correction Institute and currently was a home health care provider.

Carmen was a member of the Harvest Life Assemblies of God Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Candace L. Daugherty and her husband, Jason, of London, Ohio and Betsy Daily of Washington Court House; an adopted son, Curtis Conley, Jr. and his wife, Tina, of Huber Heights, Ohio; three grandchildren, Chase and Aliyah Daugherty and Lucian Conley; her parents, Clarence and Louise Cruse of Washington Court House; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Clifford and Marti Cruse of Jacksonville, FL: and Christopher and Nola Cruse of Washington Court House; a sister and brother-in-law, Crystal and Troy Monroe of Washington Court House and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

The funeral will be Friday, July 24, 2015, at 2 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington C.H. with the Rev. Christopher Conley, pastor at the Harvest Life Assemblies of God Church, officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from noon until time of the service.

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DOROTHY R. LEEDS

Dorothy Ruth Leeds, 68, of Washington Court House entered into heaven Sunday, July 19, 2015, at 3:45 a.m. from her home.

Dorothy was born April 8, 1947, in Middleton, Ohio to Melvin and Hazel (Hall) Shatto.  She was a 1965 graduate of Lemon-Monroe High School in Monroe, Ohio and moved to this community in 1967.

Throughout her years in Washington Court House she was a 4-H advisor, a member of Beta Omega Epsilon and volunteered for 18 years at Miami Trace prior to her tenure at Washington Senior High School, where for 22 years she was in academic intervention and taught American School before her retirement in 2012.  Dorothy devoted her life to improving the situations of others, by exemplifying the Christian faith in her daily life.  As a devoted member of the First Presbyterian Church, Dorothy assisted in various roles from Vacation Bible School, the nursery as well as serving as a Deacon.  Whether it was making food for someone who had lost a loved one, calling on a lonely friend or simply sharing her faith with all those she came into contact with, Dorothy truly lived her life in God’s footsteps.  Although she lost her earthly battle with Alzheimer’s, she now can spend eternity with Jesus whom she served so faithfully for 68 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her twin brother, David Shatto.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Ralph Edward Leeds whom she married June 18, 1966; three children, Lauri (Kevin) Jensen of Huber Heights, Jason (Julie) Leeds of Powell and Jeremy (Heidi) Leeds of Westerville; five grandchildren, Aaron Jensen, Lindsey, Trevor, Sophia and Ava Leeds and three sisters, Barbara Draut and Bonnie (Tom) Horn all of Middletown and Charlotte Craft of Monroe.

The funeral will be Friday, July 24, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Dr. W. Darrell Holmes, former pastor at the church,  officiating.  Burial will follow in Good Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Fayette County, Inc., 222 North Oakland Avenue, or the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 217, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160 or the Alzheimer’s Association of Central Ohio, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215.

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NORMAN LEE DAY

Norman Lee Day, 71, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 9:10 p.m. at the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he had been a patient since June 23.

Mr. Day was born May 30, 1944, in Hillsboro, Ohio, to Norman W. and Leah Belle Burris Day.  He was a lifelong resident of this community.

He worked at Anheuser Busch for 26 years before his retirement in 1999.

Mr. Day was a member of New Holland Lodge F. & A.M. #392 and had served in the Army National Guard of Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his father, Norman W. Day and his mother, Leah Martindale.

Mr. Day is survived by his wife, the former Sondra Kay Thompson whom he married August 6 1977; a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Amanda Day and a grandson, Alex, all of Springboro, Ohio; special friends, Jack and Shirley Moats, Brian and Mary Lou Mickle and Elbert Caudill and his granddog, Clarice.

The funeral will be Saturday, July 18, 2015, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Harold Stockman officiating.  Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 6-8 p.m. where a Masonic service, which is open to the public, will be held Friday at 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital, 460 West Tenth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio  43210.

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JACQUELINE SUE "JACKIE" BOSSE

Jacqueline Sue “Jackie” Bosse, 61, of Washington Court House, Ohio  died Friday, July 10, 2015, at 4:10 p.m. at Mount Carmel East in Columbus where she had been admitted the previous day.  Her death was sudden and unexpected.

She was born April 16, 1954, in Fayette County, Ohio to Kenneth Orville and Pearl Ruth Colburn Leath and was a lifelong resident of this community.

Jackie was a 1972 graduate of Miami Trace High School and received an associate’s degree in applied science from the Wooster branch of The Ohio State University.

She formerly was a florist at area flower shops and grocery stores and currently was a clerk at Walgreens in Washington Court House.

Jackie was preceded in death by her mother in 1996; her father in 2000 and a brother, Steven K. Leath in 2009.

She is survived by a daughter, Kendre Bosse of Columbus Ohio and other extended family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 16, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with Todd Maurer, minister at the Crossroads Christian Church, officiating.  Burial of the cremains will be at a later date in the Highlawn Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Humane Society, 153 South Main Street, Suite 3, Washington Court House, Ohio  43160.

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DEAN SIMONS PERRILL

Dean Simons Perrill, 62, of Frankfort, Ohio died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 6:32 a.m. at his home.  His death was sudden and unexpected.PERRILL, DEAN S.

Dean was born September 8, 1952, in Columbus, Ohio to C. Howard and Helen Marie Simons Perrill.  He lived most of his life in Washington Court House before moving to Frankfort in 2007.

He was valedictorian of the 1970 graduating class at Washington Senior High School and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1974 where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

He had formerly worked at the Huntington Bank and later was a letter carrier with the United States Postal Service for 26 years before his retirement in 2006.

Dean was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and later the South Side Church of Christ.  He was a sports enthusiast and especially loved youth sports.  He had formerly coached Little League Baseball and Pony League Football.  He also enjoyed 4-H and helping kids with their projects.  He had been an owner of standard bred race horses.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Dean is survived by three children, Bryan Perrill and his wife, Mary, of Phoenix, AZ, Tobin Perrill of Cleveland and his fiancée, Jessica Brieg, and Adrienne Perrill, a student at Wright State University; a sister, Lauran Perrill of Washington Court House and the mother of his children, Marilyn Weidman.

The funeral will be Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 12 Noon  at the First Presbyterian Church in Washington Court House R. James (Pete) Creamer officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery with Todd Maurer, minister at Crossroads Christian Church, presiding.

Friends may call at the church Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309; the American Melanoma Society, 4150 Regents, Park Row, Suite 300, La Jolla, CA 92037 or the Scioto-Paint Valley Mental Health Association, 312 East Second Street, Chillicothe, Ohio  45601.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House.

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