Robert E. Diehl, 84
Robert E. Diehl, 84 of Ashland passed away Thursday, June 28, 2018 in the Good Shepherd Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on November 14, 1933 to the late Terry and Beulah (nee Jones) Diehl in Defiance, Ohio.
Robert married the love of his life, the former Harriet Roberta Jackson on July 18, 1952.
Robert retired after more than 30 years from Advanced Bronze in Lodi where he was a Lathe Operator.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather who left a great legacy and example of Christ love and touched the lives of all he knew.
He was devoted member of the Assembly of God Church. Throughout his life, he enjoyed sports, floral gardening, and watching birds in his garden.
He is survived by his children, Robert E. Jr. (Chris) Diehl of Wooster; Terri Emick-Selemani of Ashland; Cinda Diehl of Ashland; Darla (Joey) Brown of Ashland and Tamara (Duane) Fisher of Ashland; 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Mrs. Harriet Diehl on May 12, 2017; and a grandson, Jason Robert Diehl in 2006.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Nankin Cemetery. Followed by a celebration of life at his daughters home, Tammy and Duane Fisher’s at 780 State Route 302, Nankin, Ohio across from the cemetery.
For those who may not be able to attend, online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.