"Gus", age 98 of Miamisburg, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at Southview Hospital. He was born on June 11, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA to the late, Alfred G.F. Essig Jr. and Susan (Schey) Essig. Also preceding him in death is his wife, Mildred (Moursund) Essig; son, Gus Essig; sister, Martha Essig. Gus served in the U.S. Army during WWII as a captain. He graduated from Washington & Lee University and went on to work as a Nuclear Physicist with Monsanto/EG&G for over 34 years. Gus is survived by his loving daughter, Elizabeth Lewis (Charlie Trent); grandchildren, Jason & Kyle Essig; sister, Lillian Wilmer. There will be no services as per Gus' request. Personal condolences may be left for Gus's family by visiting www.gebhartschmidtparramore.com.