Robert C. Eberle, Sr. age 80, of Lima died 5:20 p.m. Friday at his residence. He was born Jan. 15, 1935 to the late Clarence and Clara Mae Durr Eberle. He married Janet S. Cole 62 years ago and she survives in Lima.
Mr. Eberle had worked at Ford Motor Company for 30 years.
Additional survivors include 2 sons: Robert (Ashley) Eberle, Jr., Edward Eberle, a daughter: Roxanne (Mark) Howland, 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren, a brother James (Turlene) Eberle and 3 sisters: Dorothy (Richard) McPheron, Lucille Armstrong and Irene Coon all of Lima.
He was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-laws Evelyn (Robert) Wheeler, Merle Armstrong and Raymond Coon.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday June 22, 2015 in Shawnee Cemetery.