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Namon C. Peace

Namon C. Peace, 84, of Huntsville, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Heartland of Bellefontaine.

He was born in Gatliff, KY on December 13, 1932, the son of the late Ben A. and Estell L. (Powers) Peace.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, James Peace, Richard Peace, and Cye Peace, three sisters, Virgie M. Peace, Lillian L. Sharp, and Mildred A. Heard, and a step-grandson, Ray Kilkenny.

He is survived by his loving wife, Shelby Jean “Jeannie” Gabriel of Huntsville, whom he married on November 18, 1997 in Logan County. He is also survived by three daughters, Karen S. Davis of Miamisburg, Patti A. Peace of Mason, Shari R. Peace of Centerville, two sons, Randall A. Peace, Michael D. Peace both of Miamisburg, one brother, Charles Peace of Kentucky, two step-sons, Charles W. Kilkenny and Michael A. Kilkenny both of Lancaster, five grandchildren, Katie (Peace) Nelson of Miamisburg, Amy Peace of Middletown, Douglas Davis of Miamisburg, Alexander Peace, and Ethan Peace, both of Kettering, three step-grandchildren, Stephanie Kilkenny of Lancaster, Jennifer Kilkenny and Dean Kilkenny both of California, one great-granddaughter, Abigail, his former wife, Ruth Peace, and many nieces and nephews.

Namon was a 38-year proud Veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Naval Reserves retiring with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CWO4). He worked 35 years in Federal Civil Service with the DESC (Defense Electronics Supply Center) in Dayton, where he was a member of the 25 Year Club. He also belonged to the Logan County Friendly Senior Center, Eagles, Moose, VFW, AmVets, and the American Legion.

He was an animal lover and enjoyed fishing and following University of Kentucky Wildcat Basketball. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The family would like to give a special thank you to Heartland of Bellefontaine as well as Heartland Hospice for their care & compassion.

A graveside service will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in the Dayton National Cemetery officiated by the Dayton National Honors Squad and Chaplain.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, www.heartlandhospicefund.org/donate.

Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements and condolences may be made to www.edsfh.com.

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