Robert W. “Bob” Deere, age 75, of Lakeview, Ohio passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born in Urbana, Ohio October 12, 1944, to the late Ernest W. and Sybil L. (Roberts) Deere. Along with his parents, Bob was also preceded in death by his brother, Ernest W. “Bill” Deere; an infant brother and an infant sister; and brothers-in-law, Tom Hydinger and Kenneth Newland.
He is survived by a daughter, Alyssa (Doug) Dunham; a son, Chad (Alicia) Deere; grandchildren, Dereck (Kylee Walls) Dunham, Trenton (Kassidy Randall) Dunham, Aaron (Brooke) Litteral, Seth (Megan) Litteral, Chad Deere II, and Erick Deere; great grandchildren, Leon, Logan, and Emma Litteral; sisters, Barbara Newland, Rhonda Hydinger, and Lisa (Marion) Rogers; a brother, Victor (Tamera) Deere; many nieces and nephews; numerous special friends and a beloved cat, Baby.
Bob loved being at flea markets and selling his items. He enjoyed fishing and meeting new people. Bob was a very free spirit and all who loved and knew him will miss him.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 20, 2020 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
Pastor Ed Spragen will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 21, 2020 at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Rushsylvania Cemetery in Rushsylvania, Ohio.
The arrangements are in care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.