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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Robert Eugene Lyme (June 10, 2017)

Robert Eugene Lyme, 80, passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Village Green Health Campus in Greenville.

Robert was born on June 20, 1936 in Union City, IN, to the late Orville and Geraldine (Hummel) Lyme.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his infant brother, Orville Lyme, a grandson, Keith Lyme and a brother-in-law, Fred Worch.

Robert served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. He owned and operated Dawn Grain and Supply for 40 years. He was a member of Ansonia First Church of God, a member of the International and past president of the Ohio Flying Farmers and a former member and past president of the Ansonia Kiwanis, and was member of the Ansonia Fourth of July Committee. Bob was also a big supporter of the Darke County Youth for Christ. He enjoyed spending the winters in Florida with his wife, loved to go fishing at Lake Okeechobee and enjoyed flying his air plane.

Robert is survived by his wife of 61 years, Janice (House) Lyme of Greenville whom he married April 27,1956; his sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas (Jeanne) Lyme of Greenville, Donald (Lynda) Lyme of Tennessee, Dale (Joyce) Lyme of Greenville; grandchildren, Christina (CJ) Kroner, Jennifer (Sean) Homan, Niki (Justin) Conly, Stacie (Craig) Koesters, and Elizabeth (Travis) Winston: 9 great grandchildren; his brother and sister-in-law, Ronald (Tina) Lyme of Ansonia; his sister, Dorothy Worch of New Madison; and several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 10:30 AM At Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Derek Specht officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens with full military graveside honors conducted by the Greenville Honor Guard.

Family and friends may visit on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 4-7 PM at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home.

Memorials may be given to Darke County Youth for Christ, 7603 Greenville Celina Road, Greenville, OH 45331 or State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oliverfloyd.com.