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DeGroat, William "Bill", age 92 of Germantown passed away March 21, 2018. He was born in Brookville, OH to the late Robert and Edna (Crout) DeGroat and attended Carlisle High School. Bill was a US Navy WWII Veteran, a member of Germantown United Methodist Church, and a lifetime member of the D.A.V.A. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Doris Arnett and his brother Lester DeGroat. Bill is survived by his wife of 71 years, Wanda (Peffly) DeGroat, his daughter Lois "Jeannie" (Ron) Brown, his grandchildren Chuck (Debbie) Mowery, Vickie (Scott) Kinder, Daniel Mowery, Crista Kempisty, Mickie (Angie) Arnett, Tammy (Tom) Bolka, Rodney (Rose) Brown, great-grand children Denver (Myranda) Mowery, Tyler Mowery, Landon Simon, Danniele Simon, Kayden Johnson, Tommy Mowery, Alanna Kempisty, Devin Kempisty, Kaitlyn Arnett, Ashton Arnett, Andrew Bolka, Zacheria Brown, Jaidyn Brown, and great-great grandchildren Barrett Mowery, Oaklyn Mowery, and Noah Jordan. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 11:00am at the Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St. Germantown, OH with Pastor Gary Wheeler officiating. Interment immediately following at Highland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 9:00am.
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Wanda, I remember coming to your house with Doris. I was not aware that she had passed away. I'm very sorry for the loss of both.I remember both of their smiles and laughter. I will keep you in my prayers. Becky (Upton) Magoto
Becky (Upton) Magoto Mar 23 2018 12:00 AM
Wanda, you have our deepest sympathies on Bill's passing. We regret that we will be out of town on Tuesday and unable to be with you for the service. Bill was a wonderful man and leaves a huge legacy in our church. I always think of him when I look at his beautiful scroll-work shadow boxes hanging on our church walls. We pray that God blesses you with only happy memories and gives you strength as you go through these next days, weeks and months. Karen Carmickle and Mark Heistand
Mark Heistand Mar 22 2018 12:00 AM
Very sorry for your loss.
Joyce Morton Green Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM