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Arpp, Root & Carter Funeral Home
Friday December 13th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Memorial Service

Crestview Church of God
Sunday December 15th, 2019

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John Fidler

John Steven Fidler "Steve", age 63 of Kettering passed away unexpectedly on December 8, 2019. He was born in Dayton, OH to the late John V. Fidler and Betty L. Fidler (Myers) and worked at Metropolitan Dry Cleaners in Kettering for over 30 years. Steve loved motorcycles and anything to do with cars like Nascar, antique cars, hot rods, and building and collecting model cars. Steve also played the piano and loved to joke around and seemed to always insert inappropriate comments at just the right time, he didn't know a stranger, he loved his family dearly and everyone was his "favorite". Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Eugene Decker. He is survived by wife Shelly Fidler, his daughter Tricia Calvert, his mother Lila Fidler, his step children Dylan Taylor, Miranda Sharp, Michaela Welbaum, his sisters Terri (Clint) Stinson, Kathe Pence, Cheryl Young, and Cyndi (James) Simpkins, granddaughter Lexi Williams, and grandchildren Clair and Oliver Taylor, along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended family with a special mention of previous step-children Charity Paynter and Tracey Peters. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Crestview Church of God, 8350 Butter St. Germantown, OH 45327 with Pastor James Simpkins officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 5-7 PM at the Arpp, Root & Carter Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St. Germantown. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the Crestview Church of God in memory of Steve.

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Cyndi, Kathe, Cheryl, Lila and family, I am so sorry to hear about this. May God wrap His arms around you and your whole family at this time and envelope you in His peace.

Connie Cox Dec 14 2019 12:00 AM

I will miss getting together every month and catching up and listening to your jokes that never gets old I will miss you more than you know. Love you!!!

Charity Dec 13 2019 12:00 AM

Shelley and family,So sorry for you loss.John and Susan Kuehne

Susan Kuehne Dec 12 2019 12:00 AM

My best friend, my brother. We were never cousins, we were truly brothers. You told me you didnt know how much more you could take and you said all you could do was pray. I know you wanted to see mom and dad again. Youre with them now but way too soon. I miss you my brother, I will always have you in my heart and you have a piece of my heart. I will always love you. I pray you are finally at peace with your troubles you had. May the peace of Christ stay with your spirit through eternity. Love you cuz, Ed

Ed Webb Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM

It's hard to believe one of funniest men in the family is being laid to rest in 3 days. It hurts to say Goodbye out loud Uncle Steve. Always put a smile on our faces every time family gatherings happened, and they happened a lot! Deeply missed so much! Go fishing with Joey and your dad and Starr. I know you were welcomed yesterday morning. See you again!

Jessica Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM

Heather Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM

You will always be my, Uncle Steve. Rest easy, love you.

Brittany Piper Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM

Steve, Thank you for all the time and memories we made together. You were not only a awesome uncle but a great friend. All my best and most fun memories in life include you. Thank you for all the great times bike riding and concerts we went to. You will never be forgotten. -Stacy Pardue-

stacy pardue Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM

I have too many memories for the space. So broken right now .Some how I hope you felt my love..I will remember our last talk Sunday Dec 8th.I pray your mother is holding you..

Lois Webb Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM

Steve, you will always be missed. You always called me "little Debbie Webb" from when I really was little until the last time we talked. Some of my fondest memories of Steve were when I would visit and all of us kids, Steve, Kathe, Terri, Gene, Cheryl, Cindy and my brothers would play in the barn when it was dark outside and we had great places to run and hide. Sometimes Brian and Keith were there too. I miss being a kid. No worries, no hardships. And I will miss you too. Love you Steve, "Little" DebbieWebb Crawford.

Debbie Crawford Dec 11 2019 12:00 AM