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WEST MILTON — J.B. Compton, 82, of West Milton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Troy Care and Rehab in Troy, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 30, 1931, in Sasakwa, Okla.
He was preceded in death by parents, Jewel and Thelma Fern (Wood) Compton.
He is survived by and was happily married to his beloved wife of 58 years, Enola Jane (Heaton) Compton; sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Deborah Compton of West Milton, Jim and Debbie Compton of Vandalia, daughters and sons-in-law Pam and Mark Denlinger of West Milton, Jean and Richard Burton of New Kent, Va., Julie and Bob Robinaugh of Dayton,16 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Barry Compton of West Milton.
J.B. served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force, formerly worked at the Dayton Press/McCall's after 28 years of service, John Swift-Cinc. and Bowling-Moorman.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami St., West Milton with the Rev. John Shelton officiating, burial to follow at Wheelock Cemetery, Nashville. Family will receive friends on Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Hale-Sarver. Military Honors will be held at the graveside. If so desired, contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, PO Box 502 Troy, OH 45373.