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Friday May 7th, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Saturday May 8th, 2021
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Bobby G. Kelch

Bobby G. Kelch, age 89, of Eaton, OH passed away peacefully, Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at the Dayton VA Hospice Center.  He was born March 28, 1932 in Willowdell, OH to the late Arthur and Merle (Banks) Kelch.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran who served during the Korean War; was a retired foreman from Dayton Press; and an active, devoted member of the Grace Lutheran Church, Eaton.  He moved to Lake Lakengren 25 years ago where he spent his time loving life on the lake and the golf course with his family and friends. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife Charlene J. Kelch in 2012; son Douglas Kelch in 2018; and daughter Susan Creech in 2019.  He is survived by his son David Kelch of Dayton, OH; daughter Vicki (Chris) Jackson of Eaton (Lakengren), OH; daughter Jayne Kelch of Dayton, OH; grandchildren Ben, Rachel, Nicholas, A.J., Shannon, Steve, Sara, Cassie and Ricky; great grandchildren Jaysha Zachary and Quest Spruell; sister Marjorie Rupe of Columbus, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.   Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Pastor Dwight Hanson officiating.  Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday, May 7, 2021 and one hour prior to services on Saturday all at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to VA Hospice of Dayton. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Bob was always smiling while we playing cards at the lodge in Lakengren.. He will be missed at our games.. God Bless you and keep you all.. Rest in Peace

Melody Robinson May 10 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby Kelch

Melody Robinson May 10 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your Dads passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family right now. So many childhood memories spent in their home. Such a wonderful family. Bob and Charlene always made me feel like one of their own.

Amy Jurende May 8 2021 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. With loving memories of Uncle Bobby.

Tribute Store May 5 2021 12:00 AM

Prayers,sympathy and condolences

Lester and Sharon Trittschuh May 4 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby Kelch

Lester and Sharon Trittschuh May 4 2021 12:00 AM

With love from Margie Rupe and family

Tribute Store May 4 2021 12:00 AM

We enjoyed our time spent with Bob and Judy at the YMCA. Sorry for your loss.

Keith and Debbie Hargett May 3 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby Kelch

Keith and Debbie Hargett May 3 2021 12:00 AM