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King, Melody A., age 62 of Germantown, OH passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 at Kettering Medical Center. She was born September 25, 1955 to the late Ralph and Lena (Swartzel) Bender. She was part of the Germantown Cardinal class of 1973 and a proud member of the Germantown Eagles Ladies Auxiliary. She also proudly served as a secretary for Butler Tech's Adult Education Program for 32 years and was passionate about the opportunities created by these extraordinary learning experiences and staff. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband Dan King in 2011. She is survived by her Daughters Jodi King, Jennifer (Michael) Jacob, Christa King, Angela (Ben) Cure, Hannah Hill, Leana King, Grandchildren Ralph Jacob, Reece Cure, Breana Jacob, Ryan Cure, Christopher Homan, Alex King, Sister Gloria Jeanne McGinnis and Brothers Jim, David and Harry Tapp. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:00PM at the Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St. Germantown. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 10:00AM.
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To Melody's family, Bob and I are so surprised and sorry to hear of Melody passing. We had many get times and laughs with Melody and Danny. Not only was Mel a lot of fun but she was always willing to help. One memory I have is of Melody helping people going on job interviews to find clothing from clothes she helped gather. So, glad we had the chance to share some time too gather.
Bob & Carla Hale Feb 15 2018 12:00 AM
So incredibly sorry to hear of Melody's passing. I have such wonderful memories of her from our days and nights at the ball field. Melody's smile and laughter were contagious, as was her love for everyone. She will be missed. Prayers of peace and comfort to all.
Beth (Gross) Graham Feb 14 2018 12:00 AM
Melody had the greatest laugh and even greater stories. She will truly be missed by everyone at Butler Tech. Heaven gained a wonderful person. Much love to her family and friends.
Jenni Limerick - Butler Tech Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM
My sincere condolences to Melody's family.
Joan Bowling - Butler Tech Adult Education Teacher, retired Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM
You were a wonderful neighbor and mom so enjoyed having you come over to visit her. You will be missed.
Mary Cunningham and Linda Grise Feb 13 2018 12:00 AM
With deepest sympathies
JD Hall Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM
Mel:It was an honor to know such an amazing person. You will be missed by so many of your friends. We have many memories of you and Danny doing things together. The cattle drive,the Halloween party where you dressed as a witch and told ghost stories to the little ones, and the all night bond fire,partying and riding horses all night, and the many times we spent together at the Eagles. You will be missed by so many.
Gary & Mary Reedy Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM
Angela & family, so sorry for your loss, prayers for all.
Natalie Powell Dautel & Jean Powell Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM
Melody, It was so great to have got to know you over the past year. You are such a fun loving beautiful lady that I can say I was proud to call you my friend. Keep laughing and dancing that is how I will always remember you.
Clint and Julie Delph Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM
Melody, my heart is breaking but I know you are in s better place. We spent some wonderful years together at Butler Techsnd I know you made it a fantastic experience for all who knew you, both students and staff alike. I still remember the time you filled my office with at least a hundred balloons on my big birthday. You were such a treasure. God has a wonderful lady with him today.
Karen Flaig Feb 12 2018 12:00 AM