Created on Wednesday, 21 May 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Robert Earl Weller, 90, of Bellefontaine, passed away Monday evening, May 19, 2014, at his home.
He was born in West Liberty on May 30, 1923, to the late Don E. and Myrtle Holycross Weller. He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Weller, on Jan. 4, 1963; a daughter, Debbie Weller Benedict on March 23, 2004; his sister, Ruth Weller Reidel and her husband, John Reidel; his wife’s sisters, Peggy Jenkins Seaton and Phyllis Jenkins Baker and her husband, Don Baker.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Jenkins Weller, whom he married Jan. 20, 1952, in Bellefontaine; a son and daughter-in-law, John E. and Suzan Weller of Bellefontaine; three grandchildren, Kristen (Wesley) Underwood, Heather (Dan) Storm and Brandon Bailey; seven great-grandchildren, Mykah, Laylah, Aliviah, Kaylie, Brileigh, Zalaney and Riggs; one grand-dog, Duke; and several special nieces and nephews.
A 1942 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served six years during World War II. He worked 20 years at Hopewell Dairy and later retired from Super Foods in 1988.
Bob was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine and Masonic Lodge 209.
Pastor Ed Beale and Gene Marine conduct a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where calling is two hours prior.
Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 210 N. Main St., Bellefontaine 43311; and to Universal Home Health Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine 43311.
Condolences may be expressed at www.edsfh.com.