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Robert L. Burgess

March 3, 1926 - October 13, 2018
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Obituary

Robert L. Burgess, age 92, a lifelong resident of Perry Township, passed at 8:18 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Lima Memorial Hospital.  He was born to the late Harry Luther and Louella Florence Rehm Burgess. On November 23, 1947 he married Ruth J. Dackin, who survives.

Mr. Burgess was a farmer who loved nature, the fall time of the year, and taking drives looking at the beautiful colors. He had been very active in Perry Township; serving as the clerk for several years, was a zoning inspector, drove school bus, a volunteer with the Perry Fire Department for many years, and a 4-H advisor for over 20 years. His passion was fishing and after retirement went to East Twin Lake and Lake LaVain in Michigan.  He lived and worked for his family whom he loved more than anything, spending time with.

Also surviving are 2 sons – Daniel R. (Paula) Burgess of Cridersville; Dale Alan (Kari L.) Burgess of Cridersville; 1 daughter – Deborah J. Fox of Lima; 8 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law – LaVerta (James) Dackin of Lima; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son – Christopher Alan Burgess; a son-in-law – David Fox; a grandson – John Christopher DeMoss; a brother – John Howard burgess; and a sister – Anna Mary Naas.

Funeral services will begin 12:00 p.m., Friday, October 19, 2018 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Pastor Tim Benjamin will officiate. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery, near Uniopolis.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Putnam County Hospice.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 19, 2018

Fairmount Cemetery & Mortuary

Address:

430 S. Quebec Street, Denver, OH, 80247

 

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Born: March 3, 1926
Died: October 13, 2018

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M Harrison posted on 10/18/18

I didn't really know Bob, but have fond memories of Deb,Dan &Dale. My deepest condolences to you and all the family. Mike Harrison

 

Paul and Lora Kraft posted on 10/18/18

You have our deepest sympathy and you are in our thoughts and prayers. Perry Township has lost a good man.

 

Tracey Brock posted on 10/17/18

We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. He was a good man with a great big heart. He welcomed us into his family many years ago and made us feel like we belonged. We have fond memories over the years and he will be forever in our hearts. RIP Grandpa. Love Always, Tracey Jerry, Elissa, Kassie and Nicholas

 

KENNETH RUMBAUGH posted on 10/17/18

Don, Dale, and Deb, You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your father. Ken and Linda Rumbaugh

 

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