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GREENVILLE - John C. Brumbaugh, 83 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on June 16, 2014, at 11:27 a.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio.

He was born July 4, 1930, in Greenville, Ohio, the son of the late Jesse K. and Edna (Dickes) Brumbaugh.

Since his retirement he was active in the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard and volunteered at Darke County Parks.

He was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the C.I.C.( Counter Intelligence Corp) for the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church of Greenville; member /past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars; member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge all of Greenville; he was a graduate of Greenville High School; University of Michigan; University of Cincinnati College of Law; member/past master of Greenville Masonic Lodge; past president of Greenville Bar Association; past president of Greenville Board of Realtors; Realtor of the Year in 1986; he was the first chairman of the administrative board of the EUM Church; 1975-1976 he was Meet director for National YMCA Swimming and Diving Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother: Philip D. Brumbaugh; daughter: Jean B. Kelly.

He is survived by his wife: Vanis (Lephart) Brumbaugh of Greenville, whom he married June 23, 1956; son: Steven (Melissa) Brumbaugh of Burlingame, Calif.; daughter: Ann (Ed) Lantis of Cicero, Ind.; son-in-law, Bill Kelly of Greenville; grandchildren: Karen (Ron) K' Miller, Kristin Manning, Rowdy Lantis, Sam Brumbaugh, Sarah Brumbaugh; great-grandchildren: Chamber and Connor Manning, Jackson and Ava K'Miller; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Rev. John McRoberts and Pastor Sylvia McKibben officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home. Veteran's graveside services will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Veteran's honor Guard or the Darke County Parks. Condolences for the family may be expressed through

Published in The Daily Advocate from June 17 to June 18, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Zechar Bailey Funeral Home
1499 N Broadway PO Box 337 | Greenville, OH 45331 | (937) 548-4141
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