Robert E. "Bob" Binder
LANCASTER: Robert E. "Bob" Binder, 85, of Lancaster, died Thursday, June 7, 2012 with his family surrounding him. He passed peacefully because of the wonderful life he led. He was born on August 14, 1926 to the late Harry Binder and Elizabeth Wallace Altman. Bob was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church. He was an avid golfer and loved the Buckeyes. Bob had worked at the Lancaster Hotel which he loved. He got the opportunity to meet several celebrities while working there, the best and most important being his wife of 64 years Patricia M. Allen Binder. He also worked at Essex Wire which he retired from after 30 years of service. Bob was a devoted father who dearly loved his family and friends. He was so proud of his girls and they were just as proud to call him dad.
Bob is survived by loving wife Patricia Binder; daughters Kathy (David) Roundhouse, Karen (Ed) Cly and Sheri (Jay) Dodds; grandchildren Mike (Melissa) Roundhouse, Lynn Rhodes, Kari (Brian) Cutright, Beth (Kurt) Hedges, Andy (Kristin) Cly, Alexandria Dodds and Haley Dodds; 8 great grandchildren and baby boy Robert Paul to be born in October. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his son Robert "Rocky" Binder Jr.; sister Dorothy Altman.
A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, June 11 at 10:30 AM at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church with Fr. Craig Eilerman as celebrant. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday, June 10 from 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM at the SHERIDAN FUNERAL HOME where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:30 PM.
The family would like to thank the staff at Homestead Nursing Home for all their wonderful care they provided Bob. They would also like to thank Dr. Scoggin and Dr. Lloyd.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Krissie Hilliard Scholarship fund at St. Mary School.
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