PLEASANT HILL—Jean S. Gilbert, age 95, of Pleasant Hill, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Hospice of Miami County Inpatient Unit. She was born May 20, 1925, in Troy, Ohio, to her parents Edward B. & Almeda S. Stout. Jean graduated from Newton High School class of 1943 and graduated from Ashland University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1947. She worked as a second grade teacher at Spring Creek Schools in Piqua, a junior high science teacher at Van Cleve Junior High School in Troy, and retired from Newton Schools where she taught fifth grade and remedial reading. She was inducted into Newton Hall of Fame in 2018 and was a member of the Stillwater Community Church, Covington.


TROY—Knox James Crowe, infant son of Andrew Nicholas & Haley Cierra (Martens) Crowe, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 21, 2020 at Miami Valley Hospital.


John E. Sarver, 89, of Union, formerly of Arcanum, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at his residence.


TROY—Sara “Sally” A. Shaeffer, age 76, of Troy, passed away in her sleep with her family by her side on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at Troy Care and Rehabilitation. She was born on January 30, 1944 in Sharon, PA to the late James W. and Sara (Shick) Metz. On July 1, 1961, she married William L. Shaeffer. He preceded her in death in 1997.

Millard Arthur Mikel

WEST MILTON—Millard “Art” Arthur Mikel, age 87 of West Milton, Ohio passed away at 5:00 PM Tuesday November 24, 2020 at the Village Green Health Campus in Greenville, Ohio. Art was born June 11, 1933 in Bradford, Ohio and the son of the late Millard J. and LoveVetta F. (Carter) Mikel.


GREENVILLE—James A. Hughes, 83, of Greenville, passed away at 4:56 p.m. Monday November 23, 2020 at the Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville.


PIQUA—Bob R. Dawson, 78, of Piqua, passed away at 11:47 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2020 at Soin Medical Center. He was born February 8, 1942 in Piqua to the late Donald and Mary (Richard) Dawson.


PIQUA—Rudolph “Rudy” B. Schneider, age 89, of Piqua, lost his battle with cancer on Monday, November 16, 2020 at Englewood Health and Rehab. He was born June 26, 1931 in Piqua to the late Clara (Reineke) and George Schneider. He married Louise Hoskins on November 6, 1954 and she preceded him in death on November 28, 1992.


VERSAILLES—Carolyn A. Grilliot, age 74, of Versailles, went home to be with the Lord at 3:59 AM on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, OH, due to complications of Covid-19. She was born in Piqua, OH on July 26, 1946 to the late Carl and Norma (Stephens) Netzley. She married Robert “Bob” Grilliot on January 16, 1999 at Piqua Apostolic Church and he survives.


TROE—John B. Williams, age 80, of Troy, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at StoryPoint of Troy, Ohio. He was born on May 9, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Harvey and Dorothy (Charlesworth) Williams.