CASSTOWN - Joseph H. Bodenmiller, 77, of Casstown, passed away at 4:50 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, in his residence. Born on April 27, 1936 in Miami County, near Covington, Joe was a son of the late Ernest R. and Neva (Johnston) Bodenmiller.
He is survived by two sons: Joe Bodenmiller of New Orleans, La., and Mark (Brenda) Bodenmiller of Casstown. He was a loving grandfather to three grandchildren: Mark, Daniel and Katie Bodenmiller. He is also survived by a sister Ruth (Pete) Jenkins, Troy; a brother, Jim (Sandy) Bodenmiller of West Lafayette, Ind.; several nieces. nephews, and special friend and caregiver, Brittany Kerr of Casstown.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two wives, Marlene (Reynolds) Bodenmiller and Mona (Newcomb) Bodenmiller, and a brother Dave Bodenmiller.
Joe was a 1954 graduate of Troy High School. He attended The Ohio State University
and he played football for Taylor University in Upland, Ind.. He attended the Fletcher United Methodist Church. He was the owner and operator of Bodenmiller Excavating until its sale in the 1970s. He was also engaged in farming.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Fletcher United Methodist Church, 205 S. Walnut St., Fletcher, with the Rev. Andy Perry presiding. Burial will follow in Casstown Cemetery, Casstown. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in the Fletcher United Methodist Church from 5-8 pm.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Fletcher United Methodist Church, 205 S. Walnut St., Fletcher, OH 45326, or to the Upper Valley Medical Center Foundation, 3130 N. County Road 25-A, Troy, OH 45373. Suber-Shively Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com