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HEMMERICH, Robert Earl age 86, a lifetime resident of West Milton passed away on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Sterling House, Englewood. He was born November 10, 1926 in West Milton. Preceded in death by his parents Charles Edward and Cecil Elizabeth (Robbins) Hemmerich, brothers Dale, Ralph and Dick Hemmerich, and sisters Miriam Brown, Mary Hemmerich and Virginia Hemmerich. He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Ellen May (Kraus) Hemmerich, loving family, son Robert A. Hemmerich-Vandalia, daughters and sons-in-law Beverly and Joe Allen-Kettering, Kathryn and Joe Bennington-West Milton. Bob served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during WW II on the USS Point Cruz-Aircraft Carrier, was a 1944 graduate of Milton-Union High School, retired from the Village of West Milton as City Manager, formerly worked for numerous car dealerships in the area, formerly Assistant Chief of West Milton Fire Department, council member, Rotary, Fire Training Instructor, USS Point Cruz Association, Past Commander and lifetime member of the American Legion Post #487, charter member of VFW #8211, avid golfer, loved to play cards, fishing on Lake Erie, Sprintcar, Nascar and Indy Fan and Cincinnati Reds Fan, and former member of the West Milton Church of the Brethren. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami Street, West Milton with Pastor Robert Kurtz officiating, burial to follow at Riverside Cemetery, West Milton. Friends may call on Thursday from 10:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M. at Hale-Sarver. Military Honors will be held at the graveside. If so desired, contributions may be made to Honor Flight Inc., 300 E. Auburn Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45505 or Acclaim Hospice, 7887 Washington Village Drive, Suite 350, Dayton, Ohio 45459.
Published in Dayton Daily News on Jan. 21, 2013