Robert H. Abel
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76, of New Philadelphia, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at his home. A son of the late Harry S. and Anna K. (Ashman) Abel, Robert was born Jan. 7, 1938 at Zoarville, Ohio.
Robert was a veteran of the United States Army having served from 1961 to 1963. He was also a former member of the Midvale V.F.W. Post #9620.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie A. (Murray) Abel whom he married Nov. 22, 1968; and two brothers, James Robert Abel and Clyde William Abel. Robert is survived by a cousin, Bob Abel and his family; and his adoptive family, Edie and Lee Walters; their daughter, Leslie and her children, Phebe, Agitha and Liam. They will miss his big smile and warm heart and they dearly loved him.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 from 6-8 p.m. in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. Cremation will follow and inurnment with military honors will be held in East Avenue Cemetery at a later date. Those wishing to do so may light a candle in remembrance of Robert by visiting the funeral home website, www.geibcares.com.
Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Second Street NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Published in The Times Reporter on Aug. 27, 2014