Robert Warren

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SIDNEY — Robert C. Warren, 71, of Sidney, was surrounded by his family when he passed from this life to spend eternity with his Heavenly Father on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, at 12:04 a.m. at Fair Haven Shelby County Home.

Robert was born Oct. 7, 1042, in Shelbyville, Tenn., to the late Charles and Mattie (Trice) Warren. On June 18, 1088, he married Almeda White. They have been married 25 years and she survives.

Robert is also survived by his son, Aaron Warren, of Sidney; stepchildren, Howard (Tina) Daniel, of Vemon, Conn., Douglas Daniel, of Indiana, Sharon (Philip) Henderson, of Sidney, Katherine Daniel, of Lima, Betti (Jerry) Jones, of Douglasville, Ga., Raymond Daniel, of Sidney, Erica (Matthew) White, of Englewood; 33 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren;and one sister, Frances Arnold, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters.

Robert was a member of the Bread of Heaven Ministries in Dayton. He was a surviving recipient of a heart transplant for more than 22 years.

Robert had retired as a profession chef from Dukes Golden Ox Restaurant in Dayton. Robert loved to cook and bake. He was well known for sharing his culinary delights throughout the summer at the Sidney Downtown Farmers Market, especially his famous pineapple upside down cake.

He loved his church, his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and will be sadly missed by all that knew him.

Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Mount Zion House of Prayer, 324 Grove St., Sidney, with Pastor Howard Daniel conducting the eulogy. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery, Sidney.

Visiting hours for Robert's brothers, sisters, family and friends will be on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Adams Funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Bread of Heaven Ministries Church, 3400 Delphos Ave., Dayton, OH 45417, in Robert's memory. Donation envelopes will be available at the funeral home and at the church.

The staff at the Adams Funeral Home has been entrusted with all funeral arrangements.

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Sidney, OH 45365
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2014