March 3, 1938 - November 30, 2018
Born in Buckland, Ohio
Resided in Piqua, Ohio
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James D. Whetstone, 80, of Piqua, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Friday, November 30, 2018 at the Maria Joseph Care Center, Dayton. He was born March 3, 1938 in Buckland to the late Jesse and Mary (Walther) Whetstone. He married Sharon A. Martz December 3, 1965 in Buckland, she preceded him in death May 5, 2015.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer (Herbert) Weigel of Thousand Oaks, California, Shannon (Allen) Mescher of Otto, North Carolina; five grandchildren, Hannah, Sarah, and Mary Grace Weigel, Alex and Morgan Mescher. He was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.

Mr. Whetstone was a 1956 graduate of Buckland High School and attended Ohio Northern University. He retired in 1999 as the Manager of Administration Services for the Pioneer Rural Electric Co Op following thirty-four years of employment. He was a member of Greene Street United Methodist Church, Piqua Kiwanis Club having served on its Board of Directors, American Red Cross Chapter where he served as Chapter Chairman, Piqua Noon Optimist where he served as President, Nicklin Ave. and Wilder Schools P.T.A. where he served as President., Tecumseh Woods Swim Club where he served as President, Piqua Elks Lodge #523, and the Ohio Rural Electric Accountants Association where he served as its President.

A service to honor his life will begin at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2019, at Greene Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Will Leasure officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Greene Street United Methodist Church, 415 W. Greene St., Piqua, OH 45356 or Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.

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