Robert L. “Bob” Dieringer, 74, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 7:30 PM at the Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. He was born on February 2, 1935 in Celina, Ohio to the late Glenn David Dieringer and Elizabeth Ann (Davis) Varady.
Bob worked in the banking business for 40 years. He worked for the Peoples National Bank in Versailles for 17 years, then for Arcanum National Bank and retired from Greenville National Bank.
He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Graduate School of Banking. Past Master of the Versailles Masonic Lodge, No. 209 Free and Accepted Masons, Scottish Rite – Valley of Dayton, Antioch Shrine of Dayton, Past President and Director of the Community Bankers Association of Ohio, Past President of the Darke County Bankers Association, Board of Directors of the Darke County Mental Health Board, Past President of the Versailles Development Association, member of the St. James Episcopal Church in Piqua, Ohio. Bob loved to play Golf.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia L. (Bidwell) Dieringer of Versailles, Ohio whom he married on August 9, 1957; sons and daughters in law, Tracy Dieringer of Coppell, Texas, Craig & Sue (Dunwoody) Dieringer of Albion, Michigan, Marc & Karla Dieringer of Versailles, Ohio and Scott & Dana Dieringer of Sidney, Ohio; grandchildren, Jamie Compton, Jandie Dieringer, Aaron Dieringer, Micheal Dieringer, Ashton Dieringer, Kyle Dieringer, Corey Dieringer, Alyssa Dieringer, Matthew Dieringer and Lindsey Dieringer; sister and brother in law, Patricia & Steve Gard of Dayton, Ohio; sister in law, Zita Bidwell of St. Mary’s, Ohio as well as some nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 2:00 PM at St. James Episcopal Church, 200 West High Street, Piqua, Ohio with Rev. Rob Baldwin officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 from 4-8 PM and Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 10:00 AM to noon at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.
There will be a Masonic Memorial Service conducted by the Versailles Masonic Lodge on Tuesday at 7:45 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Versailles Life Squad or the Shriners Hospital.