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Jack French

April 5, 1949 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Obituary

Jack French, age 74, passed away after losing his battle with cancer on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at his home in Preble County with his family by his side. Jack was born April 5, 1949 in Middletown, Ohio to Wanda Wells (Bush) and Charles French. He was a 1967 Madison High School graduate. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserve, rank of Sargent. Jack was employed at AK Steel for 36 years where he was simply known as "Frenchie" until retiring in 2006. After retiring, Jack continued to farm the land he acquired in Preble County with his wife of 31 years, Debbie French (Rhoads).

Jack French will be greatly missed by his surviving wife, Debbie French; his brother, Dwight French (Kizzie); his children, Amy French, Andy French (Christina), Courtney Killin (Brandon), Rachel French (Brian) and Kelly French (Erwin); his stepchildren, Denise Cruse, Joe DeBord (Jenny), Todd DeBord, and Genia Buchanan (Aaron); his 21 grandchildren; and his 3 great grandchildren.

Jack is preceded in death by his mother, Wanda Wells (Bush); father, Charles French; brother, Timothy French; brother, Thomas French; nephew, Chad French; and great nephew Brian French.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation at Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home, 6850 Roosevelt Ave., Middletown, Ohio, from 1pm to 3 pm Saturday, March 30, 2024. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Hospice of Dayton 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, Ohio 45420.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 30, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
6850 Roosevelt Avenue
Middletown, OH 45005

Service
Saturday
March 30, 2024

3:00 PM
Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home
6850 Roosevelt Avenue
Middletown, OH 45005

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