URBANA - Robert Eugene "Bob" Wion, 86, of Urbana, formerly of Darke County, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at home and donated his body to Wright State Medical School.
Bob was born in Darke County on March 19, 1927, to the late John and Dora (Vanatta) Wion.
He was a retired electrician.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marguerite Group Wion; six sisters; and two brothers.
Bob is survived by his wife of eight years, Lulu (Shelton) Wion; three daughters and sons-in-law, Jane and Richard Christman of Ansonia, Betty and Ralph Smith of Marion, Roberta and Mike Heath of Piqua; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Brewer of Greenville; step-children, Roy and Georgia Group of Troy, Robert and Kim Group of Beavercreek, Nancy and Rick Geyer of Upland, Calif., Jean Stewart, Wes and Judy Powers, John Powers, Jim and Kim Powers; step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Bradford, 134 W. Walnut St., Bradford, with Pastor Mark Lynch officiating. The family will receive friends 2 p.m. Saturday until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Urbana. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com