Arden, William L. age 72 of Kettering passed away Thursday, September 15, 2011. Born in Dayton to the late Richard and Charlotte Arden, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary; daughter Cynthia; and 4 siblings: Carol Vogt, Robert Arden, Richard Arden, and Forest Arden. William is survived by his wife Kristi; children: Penny Vaughan, Diann Arden, Shelley VanZant, all of Kettering, William B. Arden, and Jennifer Hoban of Kettering; 2 sisters, June Arden of Bellbrook and Elizabeth Johnson of Columbus. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren: Brandi, Anthony, Leyanna, Steven, Joshua, Shianne, Nathan, Alyssa, Brooke, Kayla, Elizabeth, Alexis, Travis, Tiera, and Vincent; one great-grandchild, Mason; and numerous nieces and nephews. William was a US Army veteran. The funeral service will be held at 2PM, Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at Tobias Funeral Home-Belmont Chapel. Friends may visit from 12 noon until the time of service Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to United Rehabilitation Service, 4710 Old Troy Pike, Dayton, OH 45424.