December 16, 1926 - September 14, 2019
Oliver J. “Junior” Place, 92, of rural Wapakoneta, died 5:15 p.m., Sat. Sept. 14, 2019, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Auglaize Co., the son of Vernon & Lydia (Casperson) Place, who preceded him in death. He was married to Donna J. Cook, and she preceded him in death. Survivors include, 2 children, Debbie (Todd) Miller, Lima, OH, Michael (Denise) Place, Anna, OH, 7 grandchildren & 9 great grandchildren, brothers, Dale Place, Dick Place, Franklin (Kay) Place, and Max (Barbara) Place, sister-in-law, Betty Place. He was preceded in death by a son, Kevin Place, a brother, Jay Place, and 2 sisters-in-law, Carolyn Place and Virginia Place. Junior worked as a supervisor with the National Lime & Stone Co. He was a graduate of Buckland High School and an U.S. Army veteran. Junior was a member of the Bowersock Bros. V.F.W. Post #6772, and a member and past commander of the the American Legion, Post # 191, both of Spencerville. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting, and attending ball games. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thurs. Sept. 19, 2019, at the Eley Funeral Home & Crematory, 1102 Lincoln Ave. (St. Rt. 501) Wapakoneta, with Pastor Kent Place officiating. Burial of his cremated remains will be follow in the Ft. Amanda Cemetery, where military rites will be conducted by the Spencerville Veterans. The family will receive family and friends 6-8 p.m., Wed. and 1 hr. prior to the service, Thurs. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wapakoneta Manor. Condolences may be expressed at www.eleyfuneralhomeandcrematory.com.
Oliver J. “Junior” Place, 92, of rural Wapakoneta, died 5:15 p.m., Sat. Sept. 14, 2019, at Wapakoneta Manor. He was born Dec. 16, 1926, in Auglaize Co., the son of Vernon & Lydia (Casperson) Place, who preceded him in death. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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