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James "Jay" V. Napier

May 31, 1938 May 29, 2019
James "Jay" V. Napier
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Obituary for James "Jay" V. Napier

JAMES “JAY” V. NAPIER, age 80, formerly of Houston, OH, went home to be with the Lord at 4:30 PM Wednesday May 29, 2019 at Oak Creek Terrace, Kettering, OH. He was born May 31, 1938 in Pennington Gap, VA, to the late Roosevelt and Golden (Kirk) Napier. He married Jean (Branson) Napier June 27, 1959 in Jonesville, VA. She survives.

He is also survived by two daughters & sons-in-law: Kimberly and Doug Cline, Springfield, OH, Debra and Doug Schmitmeyer, Houston, OH; four grandchildren: Isaiah, Jayla, Caleb, Nicholas; and his loving dog Tucker. He was preceded in death by six brothers and five sisters.

Jay was a member of Free Holiness Church of God in Covington, KY. He enjoyed collecting coins, gardening and eating food. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. Jay was employed at Miami River Stone Quarry in Sidney for 30 years where he retired in 2005.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday June 4, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua, with Rev. Tom Elliott officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Family will receive friends Monday 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Miami Valley, 46 N. Detroit St. Suite B, Xenia, OH 45385, or you may contribute online at hospiceofthemiamivalley.org.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.


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Visitation

Monday

3

Jun

5:00 PM 6/3/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

funeral service

Tuesday

4

Jun

11:00 AM 6/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, OH 45356

8660 N. State Route 66 Piqua 45356 OH
United States
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