Mr. Robert D. Stauffer, 91 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday July 16, 2016 at 2:15 PM at State of the Heart Care Center. He was born May 28, 1925 in Savona, Ohio the son of the late David Arthur & Garnett E. (Hoff) Stauffer.
He retired in 1987 from Shilo Markets of Dayton where he had been employed for the last 3 years as a meat cutter & prior employed for 18 years at Buchy Packing Co. of Greenville. He served in the United States Army during World War II earning the EAME Theater Medal with 2 Bronze Stars; the Good Conduct Medal; and the World War II Victory Medal; he served in Northern France and Rhineland.
He was a lifetime member and past Commander of the Greenville V.F.W.; Past Commander of the 3rd District of the V.F.W.; member of the Greenville American Legion and Elks Lodge; Lifetime member of the Greenville Moose Lodge.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife: Clara (Mannix) Stauffer whom he married July 4, 1952; sister: Lois Stauffer; brother: Harold Stauffer.
He is survived by his children & spouses: Robert E. & Peggy Rhoades of Greenville, Sandra Hoying of Greenville, Deborah & Steve Brandt of Greenville, Thomas B. & Angela Stauffer of Oldsmar, Florida; grandchildren: Chris Rhoades, Rob & Jeff Mullins, Ben & Ashley Hoying, Angela & George Judware, Nicole & Matt Scott, Michelle Brandt, Rachel Stauffer, Nina Stauffer, Bradley Stauffer; great grandchild: Gavin Hoying; step great grandchildren: Cheyanne, Diesel, & Adalyn Hartsock; sisters: Sarah Alice Lesperance of Tempe, Arizona, Carol Massey of Tempe Arizona.
Services will be held on Saturday July 23, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Church Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday July 22, 2016 at the funeral home. Veterans Honors will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard or the Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund.
Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com