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Wednesday March 14th, 2018
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Wayne Kesling

Kesling, Wayne E., age 78 of New Lebanon passed away March 10, 2018 at Miami Valley Hospital. He was born in Germantown, OH to the late Russel and Nola (Baker) Kesling. After graduating from Germantown High School in 1957 where he received the Kindig Award, he served his country in the US Air Force. Wayne was a self-taught Electrical Engineer and retired from Mound. After his retirement he spent time working at Hyde Park and Schneider Electric. Wayne enjoyed music and in the 1970's he traveled with the Evangelizer's Quartet and he was involved with several music programs, including Germantown Church of God. He was also a charter member of the Springboro Christian Church, and most recently attended Antioch United Methodist Church in Trotwood. Wayne enjoyed friends and family, along with his own graduating class from Germantown he was also friends with many from Tollesboro High School class of 1959 and was the president of organizing the Kesling reunion for many years. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by 4 brothers Floyd, Glenn, Clyde, and Frank Kesling, his brothers and sisters-in-law Jimmy and Connie Mason, Roger Mason, and Joyce Mason Leming. He is survived by his wife of 42 years Carol (Mason) Kesling, his daughter Hope Kesling (Matthew) Milthaler, his step-son Terry (Kimi) McCall, his grandchildren Reagan and Harrison Wayne Milthaler and step grandchildren Liz (Bryan) Staley, Miles (Gian) McCall, great grandchildren Dylan, Ben, Audrey Staley, Cruz McCall, and Madyson Howard, his sister Carol Ann (John) Coffman, brothers and sisters in law Billy (Arlene) Mason, Bobby Mason, Larry (Peggy) Mason, Gary (Mary) Mason, Paula Mason, Joyce Kesling, and Judy Kesling, along with numerous extended family. Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 1:00PM at Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N Main St. Germantown with Pastor Arnold McConnell officiating, interment immediately following at Germantown Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 5:00-8:00PM at the funeral home.

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Remembering Wayne leading music at First Church of God in Germantown. I remember him as a gentle man who loved the Lord and serving Him with his talent. Also, am remembering Hope in our Children's Ministry there (The Friend Ship). Phil & Suzie Anderson

Phil Anderson Mar 19 2018 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Wayne's passing, he was a dedicated GHS Alumni and will truly be missed.

Jean Powell Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

Kesling Family -You all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time....our deepest sympathy to the family.Love to all,Donna, Jordan, Chaz and Caleb Foudray and Families

Donna Foudray Mar 14 2018 12:00 AM

On the behalf of the Telemecanique Sensors team from Schneider Electric around the world, please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of your dear Wayne.Wayne was part of the plant organisation but worked a lot with the design and projects teams on important projects and innovation breakthrough.We will keep in mind the passionate, friendly, always good mood Wayne and his dedication for his work. Last week, he was very much engaged with the team coming from France, to make the new project running and getting ready for commercialisation.As his colleagues, we will keep these beautiful images of Wayne in our mind and will be missed in Dayton site.With deepest sympathy,Didier BaronVice President Telemecanique Sensors

Didier Baron Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Wayne was always pleasant and brought a smile to me whenever I saw him. He will be dearly missed.

Tracy Murphy Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

We will remember his friendliness, passion, dedication and unswerving positive attitude. Wayne was part of the Sensors' family. Colleagues of the Sensors' Team from France and around the world

Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy to your family. Wayne will be greatly missed by his fellow employees. Sincerely, Schneider Electric Dayton Team

Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

In loving remembrance of our colleague and friend. Your family is in our prayers. Sincerely, Schneider Electric Sensors Team

Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Carol, Hope and Family,Wejust knowyour loving memories willbring you comfort in the passing of yourbeloved Wayne. He had the most wonderful smile and he'll be missed by so manypeople.Bless your heartsand with love,Gary and Joyce

The Staleys Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Carol and Hope, we have fond memories of Wayne while attending First Church of God in Germantown and missed you all so much when you left. Wayne did such a good job of leading the music, we enjoyed the special singing of the old hymns. He was a joy to talk with and brighten our day with his good sense of humor. We will miss him and I can not imagine how much he will be missed by you Carol and Hope, those precious grandkids and great grandkids. Wish we could be there for the service. Wayne will always be in our memories and we rest in the knowledge that he is safe in the hands of Jesus and we will meet again. Love you all.Doc and Dora.

Earl (Doc) and Dora Ratliff Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

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