Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway Po Box 337, Greenville, OH


Thomas H Rismiller

January 13, 1950September 17, 2019

Thomas Herbert Rismiller, age 69 of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 4:45 PM Tuesday September 17, 2019 at his residence. Tom was born January 13, 1950 in Greenville and the son of the late Herbert John and Barbara (Tharp) Rismiller.

He was retired from the US Navy after a 20 year career and following his military retirement he worked as a Barber at Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

Tom was a member of the Greenville Missionary Church and the Venture Out Camp Ground.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Larry John Rismiller and a sister Diane Marie Seger.

Tom is survived by his wife Gwyn (Copley) Rismiller of Versailles. They were married April 29, 1973. Also children Kevin Rismiller of Versailles, Leslie (Jeremy) Fergeson of Columbus, Ohio and Melinda (Andrew) Slayton of Yorkshire; grandchildren Adriana Slayton, Rene` Slayton, Aubrey Fergeson, Jessica Fergeson, Isaiah Fergeson and Jordan Slayton; sister Sue Sharp of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be held at 9:00 AM Saturday October 5, 2019 in the Greenville Missionary Church 1110 North Broadway Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Gary Oser officiating. Private Burial with Full Military Honors has taken place in the Ansonia Cemetery. It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Tri-State Southern Ohio Chapter 3085 Woodman Drive, Suite 211 Dayton, Ohio 45420.

Funeral arrangements by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 5, 2019


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Daniel Buxton

October 2, 2019

Memories of Tom are that he was a kind and gentle soul.Rest in peace Tom.

Alice Appel

October 1, 2019

Our deepest sympathy to Tom's family. The Stuck family reunions include Barbara and Herb along with the kids. I fondly remember Larry, Tom, Diane and Sue at those functions. Peace be with you.

Patty (Sink) Browning

October 1, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Tom was such a blessing to all of his family and friends. I have such fond memories of him when we were young, visiting the family farm. May you take comfort in knowing his love will live on in all he touched here on earth. We will meet again in heaven cousin!❤

Rick & Nancy Shepherd

October 1, 2019

Rick & I are sorry for your loss. Tom was a 2nd cousin but always seemed like a 1st cousin especially when we were little. We are praying for all of you always & God Bless you in this sad time. 🙏🙏🙏