Michele Johnson – 8/25/2021

Michele Johnson passed away last night. She was a long time member of the club. Over the last 5 or so years she has not been as active as she was battling cancer.  Michele was a kind soul.  She worked hard for the club and fir animal rescue.  She and her husband Gary love their beagle and other  hounds.  She will be missed greatly.


05/07/2021 – Gabby

AKC or UKC Registered Name: Kenwood’s Sweet Dreams

Call Name of Pet: Gabby

09/24/2009 – 05/07/2021

Titles Earned: AKC – MX, MXJ, MXP, MJP

Gabby was a ray of sunshine from day 1. She was the best little girl ever…loved everybody, gave every dog a chance. She loved to play Tug of War and chase her ball. She loved running agility and was a great partner. She will be missed, but, I know she is running that big agility course in the sky! We miss you our little

Member: Penny Hamblin

4/6/2021 – Suzy

AKC or UKC (etc) Registered Name: Athercroft Oh My Sweet SueSue

Call Name of Pet: Suzy

01/16/2007 – 04/06/2021

Titles Earned: AKC-CGC ,MVPT Master Pet Therapy Dog (150+ hours)

Suzy was a gentle sweet dog. She loved chasing bees, butterflies, and squirrels. Her favorite job was being a Pet Therapy Team with her favorite human Jim. She loved the petting and attention she received from the children and adults she visited. Suzy also enjoyed the treats she received for a job well done! We miss her so much but know that she is pain free playing and running once again.

Member: Joyce Osburn

12/26/2020 – Hailey

Hailey – Outrun’s Fire In The Sky

AKC or UKC (etc) Registered Name: Outrun’s Fire In The Sky
Call Name of Pet: Hailey

04/13/2008 – 12/26/2020

AKC Canine Good Citizen – CGC
Open Agility Preferred
Excellent Agility Preferred Jumpers
Regular Standard Agility – RV-O
Jumpers Excellent Outstanding Performance – JV-E-OP
Gamblers Veterans – Open Outstanding Performance – GV-O-OP
Herding Instinct Test

Our little Hailey was always a little shy in public, but she loved to work.
She would play frisbee, chase her ball, and play agility at home endlessly.

She loved to be with her people , and enjoying life at home.

Member: Donna Mundy

Nancy Beeman 11/11/47-10/26/2020

Nancy Beeman and Storm
Nancy Beeman and Storm

Nancy Jo (Whaley) Beeman, age 72, of Dayton, Ohio, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020, with her family by her side. She was born to the late Curtis and M. Lorean Whaley, November 11, 1947 in Dayton, Ohio.

Nancy is survived by her three children, Duane Edward Beeman, Jonathan Lee Beeman (Gail), and Melissa Ann (Beeman) Wilhelm; great grandchildren, Scott Johnson, Amber (Beeman) Hargis (Cody), Steven Beeman, Alex Wilhelm, Gabby Wilhelm, AJ Wilhelm and Kaiser Wilhelm; great-great grandchildren, Della Blake Hargis and Melody Beeman; and brother, John Whaley (Vickie).

Nancy was a 1966 graduate of Patterson High School. She retired from Kettering Hospital. Nancy was a long-time member of Gem City Dog Obedience Club, joining in 1994 and serving on the board for several years as both Director of Obedience and Director of Conformation. Nancy was a UKC Conformation Judge, and enjoyed breeding and showing Shih Tzu in conformation, obedience, and agility. Later, Nancy trained her own service dog as both a stability dog and a diabetic detection dog.

Family will receive friends Friday, October 30, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Rd., Dayton. Burial Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Gem City Dog Obedience Club at 1815 Trebein Rd., Xenia, Ohio 45385.

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5/20/2020 – Pete

05/30/2006 – 5/20/2020

Titles Earned:

Pete loved to play and would do anything asked of him. I think what he loved most was making people feel loved. He was the perfect therapy dog and an awesome honorary pallbearer for my daddy’s funeral. My parents lost their dog the year before my father became ill. Pete was a blessing to have there to comfort my daddy during his last days. Pete would gently climb onto his bed and Daddy would smile and stroke him. In my opinion, there is no AKC, UKC, CPE etc. title that is of any higher value than the love of comfort of a dog.

Stacie & Craig Parks

06/27/2020 – Troy

Troy Rose, CGC

09/26/2008 – 06/27/2020

Titles Earned: CGC, top ten high scoring dogs at the Clark County Fair, Ohio State Fair Dog champion

Troy loved being around his girl and Junior Handler, Maelynn. Troy competes mostly in 4H events and was also in the top ten high scoring dogs at the Clark County Fair as well as a multiple Ohio State Fair Dog champion. Most of all, he loved his days of pet therapy and showing off his “pitty” smile.

9/24/2019 – Rocky



May 9 2014 to September 24 2019

Rocky says “Remember me this way”. He was certainly the best of the best.
His attitude stellar. His love unconditionally. Thanks for the beautiful
journey Rocky. We will meet on the other side.

Loved, more than words can say.

Submitted by : Pam Murn