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Richard “Dick” Stamm, 81, Nashville

Richard “Dick” “Papasan” Stamm, 81, Nashville, died Saturday afternoon, Nov. 24, 2012, at his residence.
Born Sept. 22, 1931, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Kenneth Dale and Olline (McClellan) Stamm.
He retired as fire chief of the Trotwood, Ohio, Fire Department and was a lifelong firefighter. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and member of Brown County Lions Club and First United Methodist Church in Nashville.
He is survived by his loving wife, B. Jean “Jeannie” Stamm of Nashville; five daughters, Becky (Ron) Ploski of Dayton, Ohio, Melia (Gary) Mendenhall and Rovilla Borenstein, both of Union, Ohio, Stacy (Frank) Clay of Carlisle, Ohio, and Susan (John) Coughnour of Dayton, Ohio; 11 grandchildren, Ashley, Kayla, Brandy, Sophia, Tara, T.J., Michael, Edward, Andrew, Ryan and Caroline; four great-grandchildren, Derek, Birt, Tarick and Graycen; one sister, Betsy; two brothers, Dave and Bob; and his two beloved cats, Smokey and Cosmos.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Phyllis (Haas) Stamm; and an infant daughter, Barbara Stamm.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3 at First United Methodist Church in Nashville with the Brown County Lions Club and Rev. Fred Haywood officiating. Friends can visit the family at the church Monday from 3-6 p.m.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to First United Methodist Church or to the American Cancer Society.
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  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road