James B. Greeley

Obituary

JAMES B. GREELEY, age 88, of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord at 2:30 P.M. on October 20, 2017 at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. He was born in Piqua on October 2, 1929 to the late William and Alice (Enyert) Greeley.  On April 28, 1954 in Botkins, he married Lila M. Fullenkamp.  She survives.

James is also survived by two sons: Gerald P. Greeley, Dayton and Tim Greeley, Sidney; two daughters and son-in-law: Cindy Sears, Piqua and Peggy and Jim Dunn, Paris, KY; five grandchildren: Brad (Jenna) Deloye, Riverside, CA, Jason Deloye, Texas, Rebecca Dunn, Paris, KY, Jenifer Sears, Piqua and Eric Sears, Piqua; and Seven great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by two sisters: Mary Jane Greeley and Bernadine Alexander.

James graduated from Piqua Catholic High School.  He was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Piqua.  James retired from Hobart after 38 years as an inspector in Quality Control.  He proudly served his Country as a member of the US Army during the Korean War.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Piqua, with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Bolte as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua with full military honors by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-7 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at 5 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Drive, Suite G100, Dayton, OH 45449 or St. Boniface Catholic Church, 310 South Downing Street, Piqua, OH 45356. 

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.
 


  Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday October 25, 2017

St. Boniface Catholic Church 310 S. Downing St. Piqua, OH 45356

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Piqua, with the Rev. Fr. Thomas Bolte as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua with full military honors by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. Calling hours will be Tuesday from 5-7 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua. A prayer service will be held Tuesday at 5 P.M. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Drive, Suite G100, Dayton, OH 45449 or St. Boniface Catholic Church, 310 South Downing Street, Piqua, OH 45356. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com.

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Judy Johnston Meckstroth

Lila and Family, l am so sorry about Jim. He was a very nice man who loved his Family very much Please accept my sympathy.

 Posted November 5, 2017 - 7:42am
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Julie Dembski Tyler

Peggy,
I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing and even more sorry I just found out. He had such a great smile and disposition. Please know you are in my prayers and I hope we can catch up some time. Peace to you and the whole family.

 Posted November 1, 2017 - 12:56pm
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Sandy Heffner

Tim, I am so sorry to have read in the paper the death of your father. You look a lot like your father; gentle and handsome. My condolences are with you and your family. May you find comfort in knowing that heaven gained another angel.

 Posted October 26, 2017 - 10:05pm

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