Spring Grove Cemetery

Cemeteries act as memorials to the past, and they offer a unique view of our history, culture, and way of life.  As a means to preserve the history of Spring Grove Cemetery and the stories of its notable residents, the Spring Grove Heritage Foundation hired Phillip J. Nuxhall in 2003 to serve as Spring Grove’s Historian, Docent Educator, and Tour Coordinator. 

During his tenure at Spring Grove, Mr. Nuxhall has amassed a vast collection of historical facts, stunning photos, and remarkable documentation of over 3,000 markers, monuments, and sculpture in Spring Grove.  

To experience Spring Grove’s art, history, architecture, and horticulture in person, public and private walking/tram/bus tours are offered from April through October. More information about our public tours can be found on our events page, and private group tours may be booked through our tour coordinator by calling 513.853.6877 email at tcoordinator@springgrove.org.  

Notable Burials

Obituaries

John Thomas Rowell, Jr. , 91
Born: Friday, March 18, 1927
Died: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Kathleen “Kathy” Beechem, 67
Born: Tuesday, September 18, 1951
Died: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Nancy Ratliff, 87
Born: Sunday, March 22, 1931
Died: Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Dimitra Campbell , 80
Born: Sunday, July 10, 1938
Died: Monday, March 11, 2019

James Henry Lockwood V, 90
Born: Thursday, March 22, 1928
Died: Saturday, March 09, 2019

Upcoming Events

Mar 19Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Mar 24Pruning Seminar
Mar 26Grief to Peace / Tri County
Mar 28Findlay Market Opening Day Parade
Mar 31Caracole 5K
Apr 14History In Bloom
Apr 16Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Apr 18 - Apr 18Twilight Tour / April
Apr 21Easter Sunrise Service/Spring Grove
Apr 21Easter Sunrise Service / Oak Hill