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Joan Ringer

September 18, 1946 — December 21, 2021


Joan  Ringer,
age 75, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away Tuesday morning, December 21, 2021 at her home.
She was born September 18, 1946, daughter of  the late Virgil & Stella Jane (Roberts) Penwell.  On April 25, 1974, she married Dewey Earnest Ringer, who passed away on June 29, 2008.
Joan had worked for Airborne, ABX Air, PC Connections and J & D Gas Station.  She enjoyed going to the Wilmington Savings Bank Senior Citizens Center in Wilmington.
Surviving are her 4 children- Nathan V. (Terri) Cooper, Franklin, Robin L. Jackson, Clarksville, Shawn A. (Tracy) Cooper, Clarksville, & Melissa K. (Rodney) Willoughby, Blanchester; 3 step-sons- John W. (Susie) Ringer, Wilmington, Robert E. (Debra) Ringer, Hillsboro, & Ronald G. (Mary) Ringer, Wilmington; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers- Richard (Nancy) Penwell, of LA and Rodger (Rebecca) Penwell, Columbus, OH; sister- Lynnette (Tim) Naylor, of LA; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Joan was preceded in death by her grandsons- Kody & Devin; step-son- James Ringer and brothers- Lawrence, Terry, Dwayne, & Buck.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 30, 2021 at the Clinton County Memory Gardens, Center Road, Wilmington, with Pastor David Van Hoose officiating.  The Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, has been entrusted with the arrangements
Contributions in Joan's memory may be made to the  Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund, : 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380 .  To sign the online guest book, go to

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

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Clinton County Memory Gardens, Center Road, Wilmington


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