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December 3, 2003    Journal News, Hamilton, Ohio

Louis E. Loman

Louis E. Loman, age 89, of Hamilton, passed away at Mercy Franciscan at Schroder on Monday, December 1, 2003, at 12:15 p.m. He was born in Rockcastle County, Kentucky, on August 20, 1914, the son of Charles and Eliza (Spoonamore) Loman. Louis was a member of the Richmond Road Baptist Church and was employed as an oiler for Champion International for 34 years, retiring in 1976. After his retirement from Champion, Louis dedicated himself to his family, his flowers and his church. On April 3, 1937, in Liberty, Indiana, he was married to Ruby Stephens; after more than 62 years of marriage she preceded him in death on July 19, 1999.

He is survived by four daughters, Janice and her husband William Jr. Roark of Metamora, Indiana, Jacqueline Quick of Hamilton, Frances and her husband Darrell Tinsley of Hamilton, and Barbara and her husband Forrest “Butch” Jones of Hamilton; three sons, Edmond “Ted” and his wife Brenda Loman of Hamilton, John and his wife Myra Loman of Hamilton and Dan and his wife Pat Loman of Ft. Worth, Texas. He is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Charles, Johnny and Jimmy Loman; and five sisters, Stella Weaver, Marie Spaulding, Viola Murphy, Margaret Thomas and Beulah Nantz; and also two grandchildren, Jennifer Tinsley and Randy Jones; two great-grandchildren, Miranda Merrill and Ricky Abbott; and one great-great-granddaughter, Skylar McIntyre.

Funeral service will be held at the Brown Dawson Funeral Home, 1350 Millville Avenue, on Friday, December 5, 2003, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Paul E. Tillett, Pastor of the Richmond Road Baptist Church officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The family would like to extend their heartfelt thank you to the nurses, aides and social workers at both Mercy Franciscan at Schroder and Hospice of Cincinnati for their kindness and special attention given over the past few weeks. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the Richmond Road Baptist Church Building Fund or Rolling Hill Baptist Church Building Fund or Hospice of Cincinnati.