XENIA Robert V. Conner, age 60, of Xenia passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at his residence. He was born March 6, 1952 in Wilmington, OH, the son of Bobby and Esther (Osborn) Conner. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Conner and a sister: Catherine White. He is survived by his mother: Esther Conner of Wilmington; children: Lonna (Greg) McGuire of Midland and Zach (Jamie) Conner of Xenia; his fiance: Robin Lehman of Xenia; 5 grandchildren: Austin and Tristin Conner; Logan, Kyle and Devin McGuire; a great-granddaughter: Zowey McGuire; sisters: Rebecca Whiting; Karen Cook; Maxine Harris, Laura Daughter and Terri Patrick; as well as numerous other relatives and friends.
Bob was retired from the Wright Patterson Air Force Base after working 32 years as a locksmith. He loved his Harley Davidson motorcycle and was a member of the ABATE. He was known by his family as the "animal whisperer" since he loved all types of animals and they loved him. He especially loved his pugs. Bob was a loving father, grandfather and friend. Funeral services will be held 1 pm Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at McColaugh Funeral Home, 826 N. Detroit St., Xenia. Interment to follow in Woodland Cemetery, Xenia. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to ABATE, PO Box 1658, Hilliard, OH 43026. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mccolaughfuneralhome.com.