Robert A. Nimmons, age 93 of Cridersville, died at 7:16 p.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born October 18, 1919 in Plymouth, Ohio to the late Mr. & Mrs. Fred Nimmons. He was married for 52 years to Dorothy Marie Stang who preceded him in death. He is survived by a long time fiancĂ©e â€“ Delores Stahler of Lima.
Mr. Nimmons worked as a salesman at Central Petroleum Company. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of Wapak. He was an avid and skilled craftsman with stained glass, a 32 degree Mason also a long time member of the Elk Lodge #1170 in Wapak. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during WWII.
He is survived by two children- Deborah A. (Richard) Raup and Eva Jean (Preston Brown) Kasten; 3 Grandchildren Rebecca Speich, David Raup and Nora Kasten; 1 Great Grandchild Dylan Speich.
He was preceded in death by two sisters.
Funeral Services will begin 4:00 p.m., Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Chaplin Lynn Huffman and Rev. R.J. Davis will be officiating. Following the service will be a celebration of food and fellowship in the community room at Otterbein-Cridersville Retirement Center.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 â€“ 4:00 p.m., Saturday at the funeral home.
Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm