Dorothy A. Roby, age 98, of DeGraff, Ohio passed away at 3:10 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2020 at Belle Springs Nursing and Rehab in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
She was born March 22, 1922, a daughter of the late Raymond Edgar and Hazel Mae (Stottlemyer) Black.
On July 12, 1941, Dorothy married Charles E. Roby and he preceded her in death September 22, 2007. She was also preceded in death by her son-in-law, Jim Stammen; six sisters, Anita Lane, Marie Comer, Marguerite “Maggie” Comer, Pearl E. Bertolet, Ida Lucille “Lucy” Roby and Hazel Crouch.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Kay Stammen of Toledo, Ohio; a son, David (Shelly) Roby of Russells Point, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Chris Stammen, Greg (Lori) Stammen, Todd (Grace) Stammen, Brad (Tina Jones) Stammen, Matt Roby, Joe (Amie) Roby and Ben (Malesia) Roby; seventeen great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A 1940 graduate of Quincy High School, Dorothy retired from Siemens in Bellefontaine. She was a member of the DeGraff United Methodist Church and the former O.E.S. Constance Chapter #78. Dorothy and her sisters were all avid basketball players in their younger years. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, and crocheting in her leisure time.
A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at the Highland Memorial Cemetery in West Liberty, Ohio.
The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Roby family.
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DeGraff United Methodist Church
1839 Co. Rd. 24 S, DeGraff OH 43318