ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Robert E. "Bob" Rentz, age 82, of Albuquerque, N.M., passed away on Jan. 2, 2014 at 12:01 a.m. at the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
He was born on June 29, 1931 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Albert and Wilma (Rose) Rentz. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Charles and twin brother Richard Rentz.
Bob was a member of the United States Air Force. He owned his own business restoring Model A cars and manufacturing parts. He was a member of the Greenville Masonic Lodge #143.
He is survived by his sister-in-law Evelyn (Mendenhall) Rentz of Greenville, Ohio; as well as several nieces and nephews, Carol (Roger) Howard, Barbara (Gery) Glover and Chuck Rentz of Maryland, John (Crystal) Rentz of Texas and David (Regina) Rentz of California.
The family will receive friends at 1 p.m. followed by a celebration of life at 2 p.m. on Saturday, at the Zechar-Bailey Funeral Home, 1499 N. Broadway in Greenville, Ohio. There will be a private burial held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the
. The Greenville Veteran's Honor Guard will conduct full military honors on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Greenville funeral home.