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Walter L. "Bo" Penny, Jr.
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WALTER L. “BO” PENNY, JR., age 77, of Piqua, passed away Wednesday June 6, 2018 at 3:53 P.M. in his residence. He was born September 6, 1940 in Piqua, OH to the late Walter L. and Mary E. (Langston) Penny, Sr. He married Rosemary (Banning) Penny April 7, 1962 in Piqua. She survives.

He is also survived by two daughters & son-in-law: Tonia Penny, Piqua, OH, Melissa & Eric Ramos, Piqua, OH; one son: Terry Penny, Piqua, OH; one brother & sister-in-law: Howard & Jane Penny, Gettysburg, OH; one sister & brother -in-law: Mary Ellen & James Poore, Piqua, OH; four grandchildren: Mindy Penny, Holli Allen, Ashley Ramos, Lindsey Ramos; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

Bo was a member of the former Piqua Moose Lodge and the Piqua Eagles. He enjoyed racing greyhound dogs, bowling, hunting and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He worked for the City of Piqua Street Department for 30 years.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with Rev. Gary Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. The family will receive friends Monday 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County P.O. Box 502 Troy, OH 45373.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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11:00 AM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

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Forest Hill Cemetery

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356


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