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Michael L. Gillenwater

June 16, 1963 October 10, 2019
Michael L. Gillenwater
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MICHAEL GILLENWATER, age 56, of Piqua, OH, passed away at 11:00 PM on Thursday October 10, 2019 at Piqua Manor Nursing Home. He was born June 16, 1963 in Tulsa, Oklahoma to the late Ralph L. and Carol L. (Cooper) Gillenwater. He married Teddy Thornhill on Dec. 14, 1992 in Mechanicsburg, OH. She survives.

Michael is also survived by a daughter Andrea Grace; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Ralph and Valerie Gillenwater, Lexington, TN, Timothy and JoyceAnn Gillenwater, Wildersville, TN; five nieces and three nephews. He was preceded in death by two sisters: Jackie Hall and Tamara Perkins, one brother: Richard Marks.

Michael graduated from Urbana High School in 1982. Michael worked for Nova Center in Troy, OH for three years. He also worked for RT Industries in Troy for 15 years as a janitor, and ODOT for 10 years and Jackson Tube for three years. Michael also worked for Mike Rouston with maintenance. Michael was a very generous person and would do anything for anyone. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, computers, but most of all he loved spending time with his family.

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

A private graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, OH.

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