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Ralph H. Drew, Jr.

February 9, 1923 — December 27, 2017

Ralph H. Drew, Jr.

Ralph H. Drew, Jr. (94) of Trotwood, OH, died Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at his residence. Born on February 9, 1923 in Darke County Ohio the son of the late Ralph H. and Mary Olive (Nealeigh) Drew, Sr. He retired from Auto Valve Inc. of Dayton, OH as a project engineer. U.S. Army Air Corp veteran WW II member of the American Legion Post Number 4270 of Trotwood, OH; Providence Lutheran Church in Brookville; Collected Model Cars and Airplanes; Woodcrafter and Racecar Fan.

Preceded in death by his wife of 63 years: Norma J. (Spencer) Drew in 2015; Great Grandson: Lincoln Klingensmith; Twin sisters: Judith A. & Janice L. Drew; Brothers: William Wayne Drew and James Luther Drew.

Survived by his Children: June Ann (Bob) Klingensmith; Jean Ellen Drew; Jan Susan (Mike) Stimmel; and James Spencer (Shana) Drew. Sisters: Patricia J. Steplowski and Mary Lynn Jaskot; Sisters-In-Law: Glenda Davidson; Thanna (Rev Gary) Elfner; Pam Spencer; Brothers-In-Law: Rev. Lowell T (Carol) Spencer; Dr. Stanley (Helen B.) Spencer and Roy A. (Diana L.) Spencer; Grandchildren: Robin (James) Wynn, James (Gwen) Klingensmith, Drew Stimmel, Paige Stimmel, Brent Drew and Jared Spears; Great Grandchildren: Kaeden Spears, Brooklyn and Mason Klingensmith. Numerous Nieces & Nephews.

Family will receive friends Saturday December 30, 2017 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Barnes Funeral Home, 220 East Main St., Eaton, OH. Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM with Rev. Lowell T. Spencer officiating with the Preble County Honor Guard providing military honors at the funeral home. Interment will be held in Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Providence Lutheran Church, 11475 Providence Pike, Brookville, Ohio 45309. Condolences via the website at www.barnesfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Saturday, December 30, 2017

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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Burial

Mound Hill Cemetery (New Section)

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