WASHABAUGH, James H. "Jim" of Kettering passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2008. James loved gardening and was proud of the numerous Neighborhood Pride Awards he received from the City of Kettering. Prior to this, he was the previous owner of Oakwood-Kettering Window Cleaning & Painting Company and served in the US Army during WWII. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Amy Washabaugh; 2 sisters, one brother and 2 half brothers. James is survived by his beloved partner of 22 years, Dorothy Scarpelli; his two daughters: Amy "J" Garrett of Fairfield, CA, and Amy's children: Damon (Sheri) Garrett of Fairfield, CA and Shane (Stephanie) McRee of Wasilla, AK and Amy's 6 grandchildren; Rose (Jay) Mensch of Huber Heights, OH, and Rose's son, Brian (Christine) Nickel and Rose's 1 grandchild; nephew, Jimmy Pinto of Trenton, NJ; and Dorothy's son, Thomas J. (Kris) Scarpelli, Jr, of Amboy, IL, and Thomas' children: Amanda (Don) Megliola of Potomac Falls, VA and Aaron (Shelly) Scarpelli of Ashburn, VA, and Thomas' 2 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 Noon on Monday, September 15th at the Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. Family will greet friends at the funeral home from 10:00AM until 12 Noon. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Dayton. If desired, contributions in James' memory may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45420. Condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family via www.routsong.com.