Robert L. “Bob” Denlinger, 81, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 4:10 AM at the Covington Care Center in Covington, Ohio. He was born on March 28, 1933 in Eldorado, Ohio to the late Isaac & Martha (Loy) Denlinger.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (Brimager) Denlinger of Greenville, Ohio, whom he married on November 24, 1972; children, Cynthia (Lane) Abernorth of Seattle, Darrell (Carinna) Denlinger of Arcanum, Ohio, Connie Jo Denlinger of Castine, Ohio, and Sharla (Jason) Graves of Indianapolis, IN; step son, Lynn Laurendeau of Greenville; grandchildren, Abby, Amy, Angela, Jordan, Jamie and Belinda; numerous great grandchildren; brothers, Russell (Carol) Denlinger of Union City, Ohio, Ray Denlinger of Greenville and Carl (Jackie) Denlinger of Eldorado, Ohio; sisters, Lucille Hutton of Florida and Maye Fern Stanze of Gratis, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley Denlinger and son, Gary Denlinger.
Bob was an avid bowler and golfer. He retired from the United States Air Force as a Tech Sergeant.
There will be a memorial service held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Dan Denlinger officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the AMVETS. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.