Cover photo for Michael J. Walsh's Obituary
Michael J. Walsh Profile Photo
In Memory Of
Michael J. Walsh
1951 2024

Michael J. Walsh

February 24, 1951 — March 14, 2024

Michael J. Walsh, age 73 of Dayton passed away Thursday, March 14, 2024 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born February 24, 1951. Michael graduated from Chaminade High School and University of Dayton. He held various jobs throughout the years but was always a charming salesman. Michael was very athletic but also loved the arts. He was the lead in many plays and supported his daughter in her dance career. He loved playing basketball, softball, and golf. Michael, being the Irishman he was, also enjoyed a good pint or two! He was a captivating storyteller and loved telling jokes and making people laugh.

Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Mary (Childers) Walsh; brothers, Tom and Patrick Walsh; brother-in-law, John Campbell and nephews, Trevor Walsh and Zachary Walsh-Campbell.

Michael is survived by his daughter, Erin (Walsh) Wheeler; son-in-law, Evan Wheeler; granddaughters, Emaline and Everly Wheeler of Centerville; sister, Marty (Walsh) Campbell; sister-in-law, Ruth Walsh; nieces, Tara Walsh-Rhea, Sheila Burneka, Cassie Risner and nephews, Michael Gilbert, Craig Gilbert, Kevin Walsh and their spouses and children. He is also survived by his sweet dog, Bear and numerous family and great friends. Michael was a loving brother, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2024 at Newcomer Kettering, 3940 Kettering Blvd. A memorial service will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Libby Peterson to officiate.

Michael's services will be livestreamed at the scheduled service time. Click here to view the service.

To share a memory of Michael or leave a special message for his family, please visit the guestbook below.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Michael J. Walsh, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, March 21, 2024

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Service

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree