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Marion D. Compton
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MARION “DEVAUGHN” COMPTON, age 76 of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord at 6:35 PM on Saturday Dec. 16, 2017 at Heartland of Piqua. He was born on April 28, 1941 to the late Fred and Doshi (Nix) Ward. He married Eva C. Fowler on August 28, 1971 in Bradford, OH. She preceded him in death on Nov. 19, 2011.

Marion is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law: Michael and Mandy Compton, Piqua, OH, Jimmy and Cami Compton, Piqua, OH; two daughters and sons-in-law: Vanessa Greenlee, Huntsville, AL. and Debbie and Joe LeRouse, Piqua, OH; one brother and sister-in-law: Eugene and Linda Compton, Alabama; two sisters: Barbara Stewart, Alabama and Susan Sharp, Alabama; seven grandchildren: Michael Compton, Kalop Compton, Deven Stantz, Caden Compton, Ashley Greenlee, Chase Mason and Brandon Mason; and four great-grandchildren.

Marion was a roofer. He worked for a cotton mill in Alabama and also worked for Copeland in Sidney for 10 years.

A Celebration of Marion’s Life will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday Dec. 22, 2017 at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua with Rev. Gary Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, OH.

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1:30 PM
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8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356


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