Molly Iris Bustard
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Molly Iris Bustard
  • March 22, 1927 - March 23, 2017
  • Kettering, Ohio

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BUSTARD, Molly Iris age 90 of Kettering passed away at her home on Thursday March 23, 2017. She was born on March 22, 1927 in London, England to the late Walter and Ellen Rebecca Wood. In addition to her parents Molly was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years William J. Bustard in 1999; son, Karl A. Bustard in 2004; brothers, Ronald, Walter Eric, John, and Norman Stahope; and sister, Doreen. She is survived by her daughter, Kay (Coy) Ramsey; and three nieces, Lesley Callaway of Portsmouth, England, Judith Ledger of Oxford, England, and Jocelyn Kew of Telford, England. Molly was evacuated from her home in London to Oxford, England in September of 1939 and remained in Oxford until meeting and marrying William in 1954. Together they lived in England, France, Maine and New Jersey before settling in Ohio. A life-time civil servant, she retired from the AFIT (Air Force Institute of Technology) Library in 1988. She enjoyed traveling and seeing the sights. She loved art, reading, dogs, her faith and her family. She will leave a large void and be deeply missed. A funeral service will be held at Tobias Funeral Home 3970 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio 45432, on Tuesday March 28, 2017 at 8:30 AM. Burial will follow at Dayton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to Hospice of Dayton.