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 Wilbur Clay Florence

Wilbur Clay Florence

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Death 30 Oct 2008 (aged 79)
Burial Covington, Miami County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 34591863 · View Source
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FLORENCE, Wilbur C., 79 of Dayton, passed away Thursday, October 30, 2008. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 46 years Virginia M. (nee Rhoades) Florence in 1998, his parents Wilbur H. & Mary F. (nee Carter) Florence, a sister, Frances Hoffman, and a brother, Howard M. Florence. Wilbur is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Belinda & Fred Ferrara of Dayton, son, Mark Florence of Vandalia, four grandchildren, Paige & Nick Ferrara, Jordan & Austin Florence, his companion Ruth Heisey of Dayton, sister Beulah Meredith of KY, brother and sister-in-law, Joe R. & Pat Florence of AL. He was a member of the Englewood United Methodist Church, was very active in the United Methodist Church, retired from NCR after 20+ years of service, served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict and then retired with 20+ years of service with the Army National Guard, he owned Florence Remodeling for many years. Wilbur was a meticulous craftsman who loved helping people, he never met a stranger, ministered to everyone, and his family was always number one in his life. He had a great sense of humor, a kind & loving heart, and he was very patriotic. Wilbur's funeral tribute will be 12:30 PM, Tuesday November 4, 2008 at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME ENGLEWOOD CHAPEL, 675 West Wenger Road, with Pastor George Sidwell presiding, burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, Covington, Ohio. His family will receive friends Monday evening at the funeral home from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, and Tuesday morning from 11:30 AM until the time of service. Contributions if desired may be made to, Hospice of Dayton in memory of Wilbur. Online condolences to his family may be made at www.tobiasfuneralhome.com

Published in Dayton Daily News from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2008


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  • Created by: Thomas W Tankersley
  • Added: 8 Mar 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34591863
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilbur Clay Florence (23 Mar 1929–30 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34591863, citing Highland Cemetery, Covington, Miami County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Thomas W Tankersley (contributor 46542141) .