Robert L. "Bob" Grilliot

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VERSAILLES - Robert L. "Bob" Grilliot, age 94, of Versailles, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at the Versailles Health Care Center in Versailles.
He was born on April 13, 1918, in Miami County to the late Frank and Victoria (Simons) Grilliot.
He is survived by his children, Margie and Tom Jones, of Avon, Janice Dubbs, of New Madison, Jim Grilliot, of Bowling Green, and Jeff and Kim Grilliot, of Toledo; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Helen (Bud) Johnston, of Springfield, Freda Love, of North Miami, Fla., and Lowell Grilliot, of Piqua.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Helen Grilliot, four brothers, one sister, a grandson, and a son-in-law, Gale Dubbs.
Bob was a member of the United States Navy, serving in World War II. He also was a member of 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, Dec. 7, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, with the Rev. David Vincent as celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, from 4-7 p.m. and on Friday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles. A military graveside service will be conducted by the Versailles Veterans Honor Guard.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Versailles Emergency Medical Center.
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Published in Sidney Daily News on Dec. 4, 2012
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