Troy Daily News

19 Apr  2008

TROY - Floyd E. Fessler, 88, of Troy, passed away in his home, Friday, April 18, 2008. Services are pending in the Jackson Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill


20 Apr 2008

Floyd E. "Whitey" Fessler, 88 of Troy passed away in his home Friday, April 18, 2008. He was born September 14, 1919 in Covington to the late W. Frank and Clara Emma (Jay) Fessler.

He married Thelma Fay (Miller) Fessler on August 3, 1940 in Pleasant Hill and she preceded him in death April 17, 2005. He grew up on his family's farm and thoroughly enjoyed the farm life while attending Franklin Schools. He retired from St. Regis in Troy after over 30 years of service.  Whitey and Thelma enjoyed their family, they liked camping and fishing together, spending time with the grandkids, tractor pulls, band concerts, horses and horse shows and going to parades. He was a former member of the Odd Fellows Club in Pleasant Hill.  Floyd will be missed and remembered by his children, Patricia "Pat" Locker of Troy; Gary Fessler of Troy; Robert and Diana Fessler of New Carlisle; grandchildren, Angel King of Bellefontaine; Aaron Fessler of Mendham, N.J.; Anne-Marie Cox of Beavercreek; Andrew Fessler of Xenia; Elizabeth Hardwick of Baltimore, Md..; Olivia Braaten of Boston, Mass.; Douglas Fessler of Troy; Amy Fessler of Troy; great-grandkids, Logan Fessler, Jered Fessler, Kaylee Fessler, Timothy Fessler, William Fessler, Grace King, Caleb King, David Fessler, numerous nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Clara, wife, Thelma, daughter, Bonnie Fessler, sisters, Margaret Fessler and Frances Reboulet, brothers, Forrest Fessler, Ralph Fessler, Lester Fessler, Roy Fessler, Raymond Fessler, Paul Fessler and Clyde Fessler.

Funeral services to celebrate his life will be held on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Jackson Funeral Home, 1 South Main St., Pleasant Hill. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Calling hours will be Tuesday, April 22 from 4-8 p.m. in the funeral home. Contributions if so desired can be made to Hospice of Miami County. Condolences can also be expressed to

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