Dayton Obituaries Index Search Form

The Dayton Obituary Index contains information on obituaries and death notices appearing in Dayton newspapers 1850-1890, 1903-1913, 1920-1931, 1951-1957, 1985-present, and additional years being added to the index daily. This index includes only basic information about the obituary or death notice listed and where it can be found in the newspaper. FULL-TEXT OBITUARIES ARE NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE. Results are given in order by date, but sorting can be reordered by changing the drop-down box at the end of the form. To obtain a copy of an obituary or death notice, please call 937.463.2665 or send a request to history@daytonmetrolibrary.org giving the complete citation found in the index. Because of the high volume of requests, we ask that you send no more than 3 requests at a time. For statistical purposes, please indicate your zip code.

Fill in as much or as little information as you know about the obituary you need to find.