Hildreth Robert F. Hildreth, age 77, of Columbus, went home to be with the Lord on March 14, 2014. Born September 17, 1936 to the late Robert and Emma Hildreth, Bob is also preceded in death by his second wife Marilyn Anderson Hildreth, infant daughter, Holly Hildreth, brother Carl Hildreth and step-son Richard Anderson. Survived by wife, Delores Hildreth; children, Rob (Dianna) Hildreth, Debby (Gary) Moore, Tim (Elena) Hildreth, Mike (Pam) Hildreth, and Missy (Robert) Caberto. Also survived by step-children, Susan (Allen) Joos, David, Linda and Steven Boden; and daughter-in-law, Yvonne Anderson; 29 grandchildren, 15 greatgrandchildren and seven siblings. Bob gratuated from Central High School, and Bangor Seminary in Bangor, ME. He became Church Minister at St Paul's United Church of Christ in Port Washington, Ohio, and was active in "Christian Endever" from childhood until death. Bob was humorous and outgoing, enjoyed traveling, birds and basketball. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 22 at Worthington Christian Village, 165 Highbluffs Blvd., Columbus Oh 43235. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Worthington Christian Village. Arrangements made by SHAW-DAVIS FUNERAL HOMES.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 20, 2014