Neil M. Bomhard died on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at the Caldwell House in the company of his sons.
He was two weeks from his 93rd birthday, having been born on November 3, 1920, in Piqua, Ohio, to the late Arthur C. and Leota (Peters) Bomhard.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Helen (Francis), and a brother, Arthur A. Bomhard of Piqua, Ohio.
He is survived by his brother, Robert, of Piqua, and son Keith and daughter in law Cheri of Piedmont, Alabama, and son Kevin of Troy.
He graduated from Piqua High School in 1938, and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy
where he served as an aviation machinist mate during World War II
. He worked for the CSX Railroad for 41 years, including as the freight agent in Troy from 1963-1966. He enjoyed playing tennis, riding his bicycle, and being with friends and family.
Public visitation will be held from 12 Noon to 2:00PM on Monday, October 28, 2013 at the Baird Funeral Home, Troy, Ohio. Private family graveside services will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Troy, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice of charity.
Friends may express condolence to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com