Sunday, October 11, 2015

Robert Eugene Buhrman (October 6, 2015)

Robert Eugene Buhrman, 81, of Arcanum, passed away on October 6, 2015 at the Dayton Veterans Hospital. Robert was born on February 16, 1934 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Howard Buhrman and Hazel (Oler) Townsend.

Robert was a 1952 graduate of New Madison High School. He served his country honorably in the United States Army. Robert worked as an electrician his entire life for several companies including General Motors, Belden, Alcoa, Tipp Electric, Bud's Electric, and American Ag. He enjoyed several hobbies such as farming, welding, auctions and traveling - where he always met someone he worked with in the past.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his sister Dorothy Royer.

Robert is survived by his wife, Athleen (Peters) Buhrman, whom he married on May 22, 1959; sons, Rob and Tammy Buhrman of Milton, Florida, Randy and Annette Buhrman of Englewood, Ron and Mindy Buhrman of Arcanum, Ohio, and Rod and Stephanie Buhrman of Port Orchard, Washington; grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda, Dustin, Nic, Parker, Josh, Amber, Curtis, Jacob, Ben and Abby Buhrman and Kayla Taylor; great grandchildren, Mia and Hudson Taylor; sisters, Evelyn and Gene Irvine and Julie and Bill Daffler both of New Madison, Ohio.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 10:30 AM at Castine Church of the Brethren with Pastor Greg Hyre officiating. Family and friends may visit on Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 5 - 7 PM also at the church, and a half hour before service on Friday morning. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery. The family request memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Braund Pope Funeral Home in New Madison. Online condolences may be sent to the family at