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“I didn't know Ed personally but have family members who did....I am so sorry for your loss. I just learned of this and wanted to say I am sorry and...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Cheri Labensky Vandeyacht - OH

“Dear Dale, I was in your old building visiting Dr. Pohl about a partial knee replacement a couple of weeks ago and thought about you. I am so...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Ralph Rolfe - Kettering, OH

“Eddie was a huge part of my childhood - as were ALL the Drollingers. Eddie had a brilliant mind and enthusiastic spirit. We were all so lucky to grow...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Mitch Lehman - Altadena, CA

“Ed was a huge part of my high school and junior high days. We also lived on the same block in those days. One of my very best friends. We had a lot...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Don Williams - Medina, OH

“He was such a kind soul. We always talked about our families and he always said I was kind to him. If I ever needed to talk he was always willing to...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Raechel - Dayton, OH - Friend

“a very kind and loving man, who gave me encouragement when i needed it. he will be dearly missed. so sorry to hear of his passing. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Theresa Calhoun Jackson - OH

“So sorry to hear of Ed's passing. He was unique in his own way, as we all are, but I knew him to be very kind and genuine. My condolences to his...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Rob Jacques - Dayton, OH - Friend

“I was stunned when I learned the news @ my homegroup last night. I am sad but also knowing that he passed peacefully is comforting. Still, he will...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Susie Falconio-Macko - Huber Hts, OH

“When I First Started going to Southside, Ed was one of the First to make Me feel like part of my new Family back in 2000, We went on to Develop a...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Jim Soronen - Dayton, OH

“Ed is one of the first people I met in our big extended "family;" He never failed to say hello by name, accompanied by a handshake & hug, a smile,...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Dawn Bordewisch - Centerville, OH


“I was shocked when I heard about Ed's death this evening. Ed and I have belonged to the same "Fellowship" for many years. He always warmed my...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Rosie Wellbaum - Dayton, OH

“We met Ed at the East Ohio Single Young Adults many years ago. He was a kind and gentle friend and honored us by serving as a groomsman in our...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Ed and Jenny Peck - Medina, OH

“What a kind, gentle soul Ed was. He always went out of his way to speak with me and was very positive. I will miss him. His family is in my thoughts...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Leslie Dye - Waynesville, OH

“No words can convey how sorry I am at the passing of Ed. I always liked him, he was a good hearted person. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Brenda Garybush - Kettering, OH

“Such a young man. God must need him more than we did. He is in peace and harmony and will never feel pain again. My hearts go out to the family, they...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Opal strasser - Port Charlotte, FL

“I will remember Ed's warm, loving smile and big hugs. He had a huge heart and such a kind soul. He became part of my extended family at Southside...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Janey Napier - Beavercreek, OH

“I met Ed through his brother and my collegue Dale. We belonged to the same fraternity for the past 17 years,where I had the opportunity to respect...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Fritz Stoeckicht - Centerville, OH

“i will always remember Ed as a simple, kind and gentle soul. i enjoyed his intellect and his quirkiness. As Donna Cron pointed out, there was an...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: josie berkshire - dayton, OH

Edward L. Drollinger III, age 58. of Beavercreek, peacefully slipped away on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton after a 7 month journey with pancreatic cancer. He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Drollinger. Ed is survived by his father, Edward L. Drollinger II, of Medina; fiancé, Louise; brothers, Dale (Diana), Gary (Heidi), Darrin (Beth), numerous nieces and nephews; 2 great nephews and 2 great nieces. Family will greet friends from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2012 at Reis Legacy Center Meyer-Boehmer Chapel, 6661 Clyo Rd., Centerville, 45459. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 4th at the funeral home. If desired, contributions may be made in Ed's memory to Hospice of Dayton. The family would like to thank Dr. Al-Samkari, Dr. Sabiers, and all of the angels at Hospice of Dayton.