Saturday, August 6, 2011

Robert "Bob" E. Stickley (August 5, 2011)

Robert "Bob" E. Stickley, 70, of Arcanum, died Friday morning, August 5, 2011 at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. Bob had been in failing health. Mr. Stickley was born in Dayton on June 4, 1941, the son of the late Vernon and Leora (Swabb) Stickley. Bob was a well known Franklin and Monroe township farmer. Bob's passions in life were farming and his children and grandchildren. He was blessed with many wonderful life long friends and neighbors. He loved playing cards and visiting with his buddies on his daily trips to the Pitsburg elevator and restaurant. Bob was preceded in death by his parents and Sister Judy Stickley. He is survived by his wife Donna (Eliker) Stickley, whom he married December 1, 1961; Daughters Rhonda Husic and husband Buddy of Tipp City and Renae Lunne and husband Joe of Kettering; Son Scott Stickley and wife Kim of Arcanum; Grandchildren Taylor and Cameron Johnson, Kaitlyn and Andrew Husic, Clay and Jordan Stickley, and William, Matthew, and Lauren Lunne; Sister Sally Franz and husband Dan of Greenville; Sister-in-Law Barbara Weimer and husband Norman of New Madison. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM on Monday, August 8, 2011 at the Grace United Methodist Church, Ithaca with Rev. Tim Lehman officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Sunday 2 - 5 PM at Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum. Family suggests memorial contributions to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Greenville, Ohio 45331 or Arcanum Community Rescue Service, P.O. Box 177 Arcanum, OH 45304-0177.