Dayton Daily News Obituaries

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Founded in 1898, the Dayton Daily News (DDN) is a daily newspaper stationed in Dayton, Ohio. It is known for its history of seeking objectivity and public advocacy to further public interest. It comes in a broadsheet format and it is currently owned by Cox Enterprises. It has an estimated daily circulation of roughly 98,000.

Searching to publish a tribute to a local audience in Dayton, Ohio? Consider posting to the Dayton Daily News Obituaries.

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Looking to publish an online obituary to a local audience? Consider posting to the Dayton Daily News. 

Obituaries are published 7 days a week in the Local Section of the Dayton Daily News.

Deadline is 2:30 pm each day for the following day’s publication (Holiday deadline is 2 pm).

To place an obituary, please email with the obituary and/or photo that you would like published. Also, please include the following information: your name, address and phone number as well as the name and phone number of the funeral home, crematory or donation society that handled the arrangements for verification purposes.

Pricing: Dayton Daily News obituaries are $13.40 per line (Note: there are 55-60 characters per line). Photo charge is not separate but is added as part of the lineage. Once the obituary is received, a Dayton Daily News representative will email you back a proof of the obituary with the cost and the information for you to call in before deadline to make payment.

All of the obituaries can be found online at Loved ones can express condolences in the Guestbook, add photos, make donations to a charity and find many other useful services.

The Newspaper reserves the right to refuse all material or photos based on their discretion.

For more information on submitting an obituary, please contact us phone at 937-225-2009 or email


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