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Miamisburg funeral traditions
Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home is part of the thriving and historical community of Miamisburg. Our funeral directors and support team have had the privilege of serving families in the greater Dayton area for over 60 years. We continue to provide personalized and unique services with a small-town approach of familiarity and comfort.
As funeral planning experts, we understand the loss of a loved one can seem overwhelming. Our team is ready to do whatever it takes to care of our families. We invite you to meet our courteous team members and get a tour our historically preserved funeral home. Whether you need immediate arrangements or want to learn about planning ahead for a funeral or cremation, we are here to help.
Affordable memorials and personal service
We offer a range of services that fit every budget and are happy to answer any questions you may have. We respect and serve all faiths, customs, traditions and lifestyles. Above all, we are dedicated to providing professional service and personal care when you need it most.
At Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home, we encourage you to share stories and memories of your loved one, so we can design a fitting tribute to the special life they lived. These details can become the inspiration to create a memorable service that honors their individuality, passions, hobbies and accomplishments. Our team also assists with writing obituaries, organizing catering and designing keepsake gifts for guests to take home after the service.
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We understand losing a loved one can be an emotionally difficult experience. Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home is committed to helping families with compassionate service. Please contact us to learn more about our funeral home in Miamisburg, or to receive information about our funeral and cremation options.
Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home at 508 East Linden Ave. is considered an excellent example of a Victorian mansion. The home was built by the William Gamble family from 1893-1894. The land was purchased from Agusta Heidrich and originally 3 residential lots. Heidrich had already laid the foundation for a home on the property when he sold the land.
Original architectural features
The Gamble home, while it seems very lavish by today's standards, was considered understated for its time. It has many of the typical Queen Anne architectural details, including bay windows, or oriels, located both on the front and side of the home. There were once porches across the entire front of the home, as was customary for the time—1 circular with a veranda and another columned with a portico.
The home also featured a conservatory, common for growing vegetables and herbs indoors during inclement weather. Beautiful and ornate examples of both stained glass and beveled windows highlighted the residence and made it sparkle. Additionally, the outside of the home included a grand square tower at the northwest corner, a polygonal bay on the northeast and a patterned slate roof with ornamentation crowned by 3 chimneys.
Early beginnings and our continued commitment today
Howard G. Gebhart and Elwood Schmidt bought a funeral business, and the original building at 57 South Main Street from Mrs. Herbert Apple in 1925. In 1930, Gebhart and Schmidt moved the location of the business to 16 North Main Street.
Today, the current funeral home team is dedicated to continuing this legacy of family, service and community, which began so many decades ago. We are a part of a long-standing tradition. It is our privilege to preserve this historical building and share its unique heritage with the community.