Robert C. Idle, 88, of Greenville, formerly of New Weston, Ohio, passed away Sept. 30, 2012, at VA Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio.
He was born Sept. 24, 1924, in Covington, Ohio, son of the late Thomas V. and Edna G. (Hoblet) Idle. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda L. (Brewer) Idle; sons, Robert Idle, William Idle, Dwight David Idle; sisters, Hazel Kelly, Irene Feight; brothers, Raymond G. Idle, William V. ("Bud") Idle; grandchildren, Rob Idle, Ben Winger, Josh Rammel and Joey Rammel.
Robert was a veteran of the Army having served during World War II. He was a trucker for 23 years. He served on the Sheriff's POSSE in Marion Ind., in 1965, and was a dedicated harmonica player.
He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl A. Ruse, Phyllis Poling, Diana L. Idle, Mindy K. Rammel, Marilyn J. (Ray) Darner, Schanda R. (Richie) Black, Wanda F. Hicks; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter; extended family, Misti Crowell, Dalton Draper and Rhonda Black; and several nieces and nephews.
Services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio. Burial will follow in the Miami Memorial Park, near Covington, Ohio.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. The family request memorial contributions be given to help defray funeral expenses. Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com
Published in The Daily Advocate from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2012