Ned Whitby

Ned Willis Whitby

Monday, October 10th, 1921 - Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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A kind, loving and generous man with a great sense of humor, Ned Whitby, age 98, passed away Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 at his home in Bellbrook.

He was born October 10th, 1921 to Mamie (Jarrett) and Marvin Whitby in Jarratt, Virginia. He was formerly employed as an Aircraft Mechanic for Wright-Patt Air Force Base, and retired after 34 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 73 years, Bonnie, and their daughter Patricia Robinson.

Ned is survived by his son, Allen Whitby (Shirley) of Beavercreek; daughters, Sheila Saunders (John) of Bradford and Betty Quakenbush (Sherman) of Springboro; five grandchildren, Ryan (Chelsea), Ashlie (Michael), Amanda, Michael, Allison; and twelve great-grandchildren.

Ned loved gardening, history, especially during the Civil War era, camping, and reading. He was fascinated with airplanes, the Air Force Museum, and the Air Show.

To help the family celebrate his life, you are invited to a visitation for family and friends on Saturday December 21st, 2019 from 1-2 pm at Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home, 92 W. Franklin St., Bellbrook. Life Celebration Services will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor Jim Gifford officiating. Burial at Bellbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charity of your choice. You are welcome to send a condolence or flowers, or share a story about Ned at by clicking on his name.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home
    92 W Franklin St
    Bellbrook, Ohio 45305
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  • Life Celebration Service

    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 21st, 2019 2:00pm
    Conner & Koch Life Celebration Home
    92 W Franklin St
    Bellbrook, Ohio 45305
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Jim Gifford
  • Interment

    Bellbrook Cemetery
    3939 Upper Bellbrook Rd.
    BELLBROOK, OH 45305
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Leslie-Leddie Mitchell

Posted at 10:18am
Our condolences to all of the Whitby family. Ned always had a special place in our hearts especially Michelle's Ned use to take Michelle out to his garden and talk with her the longest time. She still talks about it - He was a gentle soul -Our prayers to you through this difficult time- Leslie and Michelle

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Posted at 08:36pm
We are thinking of you. Dennis, Alice, Wyatt & Jonathan Whitby and David, Norma Jean & Jennifer Gibson
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