Robert L. Metcalf age 83, of Lima passed away 12:15 p.m., Thursday, December 15 at his home. He was born August 24, 1939 in Delphos to the late Edgar Ben and Florence (Brabant) Metcalfe. He married Kathi Basinger October 15, 1960 who survives in Lima.
Bob was a member of the Cairo Sportsman Club, Lima Beagle Club, Findlay Racing Pigeon Club and a proud member of the NRA. He had been a machinist for Marathon Electric.
Additional family members include children: Laurie (Todd) Kirkendall of Lima, Joe (Jean) Metcalf of Frankinton, NC and Chad (Missy) Metcalf of Lima; 7 grandchildren: Allison (Ryan) Jones, Aubrey (Nathan) Sutherland, Logan (Jessica) Kirkendall, Cameron (Kylie) Metcalf, Meredith Metcalf (fiancée Pete Renda), Garrett Metcalf and Kennedy Metcalf; 7 great grandchildren and one on the way; brother Tom (Pam) Metcalf of Ada, sisters: Kay Garland of Lima and Joan (Mark) Roehm of VanWert.
He was preceded in death by a sister Judy Schmelzenbaum and a brother-in-law Bill Garland.
At Bob’s request he will be cremated and no public services will be held, private family only.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of the donor’s choice.