Thursday, July 4, 2013

Robert H. Byrum (July 2, 2013)

Robert H. Byrum, 96, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 2, 2013, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

He was born December 25, 1916 in Darke County, Ohio, a son of the late Eli and Jennie (Stump) Byrum. In addition to his parents, he was in death by his 1st wife, Blanche (Crabbs) Byrum; 2nd wife, Ethel May (Fraze) Byrum; step daughter, Janet K. Baker; sister, Goldie Kuhlman.

Bob was retired from the Union City Body Company after working there 39 years. He was a member of the 1st United Methodist Church of Greenville, Greenville Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite of Dayton, York Rite of Darke County and the Shriners of Dayton.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy (Rudy) Byrum; a daughter, Carolyn (Owen) Beam of Union City, OH; a son, Larry (Alice) Byrum of The Villages, FL; step children, Martha Albright of Englewood, OH, Wayne E. Baker of Greenville, Greg (Darlene) Grubb of Greenville, Cinda (Tom) Deeter of New Madison, OH; 3 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren;3 great great grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 5 step great grandchildren.

Services with a Masonic Memorial Serivce and Scottish Rite Ring Service will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2013 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Gary Oser officiating. Burial will follow in Lisbon Cemetery near Union City.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, from 11 am to 1 p.m. The family request that memorial contributions be given to either the Shriners Children's Hospital or Charity of Donor's Choice.

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