VERSAILLES - Robert L. "Bob" Grilliot, age 94, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Dec. 2, 2012, at the Versailles Health Care Center in Versailles, Ohio.
He was born on April 13, 1918, in Miami County, Ohio, to the late Frank and Victoria (Simons) Grilliot.
He is survived by his children Margie and Tom Jones of Avon, Ohio, Janice Dubbs of New Madison, Ohio, Jim Grilliot of Bowling Green, Ohio, and Jeff and Kim Grilliot of Toledo, Ohio; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Helen (Bud) Johnston of Springfield, Ohio, Freda Love of North Miami, Fla., and Lowell Grilliot of Piqua, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Grilliot; four brothers; one sister; a grandson; son-in-law, Gale Dubbs.
Bob was a member of the United States Navy serving in World War II, St. Denis Catholic Church, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Eagles all in Versailles.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. A military graveside service will be conducted be the Versailles Veterans Honor Guard.
Family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Versailles Emergency Medical Center. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com