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Willis Arlington Roby

Willis Arlington Roby

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  • Name Willis Arlington Roby 
    Born 11 Jun 1927  Maplewood,Shelby,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Social Security Number 283-20-3351 
    Military
    • Ft George G Meade, Maryland
    Died 23 Jul 1989  Bellefontaine,Logan,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Acute Respiratory Failure, Acute Respiratory Distress and Pneumonia, and Chronic Obstructi 
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      ohio department of health, death certificate, Recorded in Logan County, Ohio. 
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    Buried 26 Jul 1989  Rushsylvania,Logan,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    •                             Willis A Roby (obituary)    Bellefontaine Examiner
      Willis Arlington Roby died Sunday July 23, at 10:25 pm in Mary Rutan Hospital.  He was a lifelong resident of Rushsylvania and resided at 202 Stewart Street.  He was 62 years of age.
      The son of Emmet Roy and Edna May Strong Roby, he was born June 11, 1927, in Rushsylvania.
      A World War II Army veteran, Mr Roby was retired from Westinghouse Corporation in Bellefontaine where he was employeed as a motor repairman.  He was a member of the Rushsylvania Church of Christ and the Bellefontaine Post 1080, VFW.
      He married Marcella Ringler, Feb 20, 1946, in Rushsylvania.  She survives along with four sons, Douglas Mark Roby of Lewistown, and Willis Arlington Roby Jr., Michael Edward Roby, and Blayne Eugene Roby, all of Rushsylvania; and nine grandchildren.
      Other survivors include two sisters, Mary Louise Roby of Bellefontaine and LaDema Ann VanGundy of Wapakoneta; and two brothers, James Alvin Roby of Bellefontaine and Norman Eugene Roby of Bryan.
      The Rev. Gary E Swogger will officiate at funeral services Wednesday at 2 pm in the Rose Funeral Home in Rushsylvania.  Burial will be in Rushsylvania Cemetery where the VFW will conduct services.
      Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9pm.
    Person ID I13468  Rgstrong Family genes. | Decendants of David Kerns, 1823-1890, Descendants of Samuel Strong, I7180
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2019 

    Father Ancestors Emmett Roy Roby Married: 2x2x ,   b. 21 Nov 1894, Sherrodsville,Carroll,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1950, Bellefontaine,Logan,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Edna May Strong,   b. 24 Jan 1898, Jackson Center,Shelby,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1941, Bellefontaine,Logan,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 26 Jul 1922  Sidney,Shelby,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marcella May Ringler,   b. 22 Jan 1928, Bellefontaine,Logan,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1999, Lima,Allen,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1946  Rushsylvania,Logan,Ohio,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 25th Wedding Annniversary          Bellefontaine Examiner 1971
      Mr and Mrs Willis (Marcella Ringler) Roby, will observe their 25th Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, Feb 20, and will entertain relatives, neighbors, and friends on Sunday at their home on Stewart Street, Rushsylvania.  Anniversary cake, ice cream and punch will be served both afternoon and evening.
      The couple was married in the parsonage of the Rushsylvania Methodist church by the pastor, Rev J G Deeds.  Mr Roby was associated for 20 years with the Westinghouse Electric plant in Bellefontaine, but is at present confined to his home by illness.  Mrs Roby is an employee of H K Porter Co., Bellefontaine.
      They are the parents of four sons, Willis Arlington Roby Jr., RFD 1, Rushsylvania, Michael Edward, Fairview Farm, RFD 1, Rushsylvania, and Douglas Mark and Blayne, at home.  They have one granddaughter.
      Mr Roby's parents were Emmett Roy and Edna Mae Strong Roby, both deceased.  He has two brothers, James Alvin Roby RFD 2, Bellefontaine, and Norman E. Roby, RFD 1, Butler, Ind., and two sisters, Mrs Warren (Ladema) VanGundy, Wapakoneta, and Miss Mary Roby, RFD 8, Defiance.
      Mrs Roby's parents are Mr and Mrs Lewis Ringler, 524 West Patterson Avenue, Bellefontaine.  She has three brothers, Douglas Ringler, 1514 Lytton Place, Dayton, Ronald Ringler, Bellefontaine, and Lewis Ringler Jr., 71 Fairfield Road, Greenwich. Conn.

      30th Wedding Anniversary                news article in Bellefontaine examiner 1976
      Friday will mark the 30th wedding anniversary of Mr and Mrs Willis A RobySr., Rushsylvania.  The former Marcella M Ringler and Willis A Roby exchanged wedding vows in the Rushsylvania Methodist parsonage on Feb 20, 1946.
      The couple are the parents of four sons; Willis A Roby Jr., R 1 Rushsylvania; Michael E Roby, Rushsylvania; Douglas M Roby, Lemore, California; and Blayne E Roby, at home.  They have four grandchildren.
      Mr Roby is a former Westinghouse Electric Corporation employee.  Mrs. Roby is employed at the H K Porter Company.
    Children 
    +1. Willis Arlington Roby, Jr.
    +2. Michael Edward Roby Married: 3x3x 
    +3. Douglas Mark Roby Married: 2x2x 
    +4. Blayne Eugene Roby
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F4848  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jun 1927 - Maplewood,Shelby,Ohio,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1946 - Rushsylvania,Logan,Ohio,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Acute Respiratory Failure, Acute Respiratory Distress and Pneumonia, and Chronic Obstructi - 23 Jul 1989 - Bellefontaine,Logan,Ohio,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Jul 1989 - Rushsylvania,Logan,Ohio,United States Link to Google Earth
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