Thursday, July 12th, 2007
Robert Grile Jr.
Robert P. Grile Jr., 59, 117 Broadway St. Fort Recovery, died at 2:11 p.m. July 11, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Feb. 14, 1948, in Portland, Ind., to Robert P. Sr. and Lena Stults Grile. His father is deceased, and his mother and stepfather, Richard Whitacre, survive in Redkey, Ind. On July 2, 1977, he married Diana VanTrees, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Douglas, Fort Recovery; a daughter, Denise (Matthew) Fullenkamp, Fort Recovery; a sister, Kathy (Ron) Walters, Wabash, Ind.; five stepsisters; two stepbrothers; and six grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Melissa; a stepmother, Evelyn; a sister, Peggy Ellsworth; and two stepbrothers.
He retired as a driver manager at John Cheeseman Trucking, Fort Recovery. He was a 1966 graduate of Bryant High School, Jay County, Ind.
Services are 1 p.m. Sunday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Steve Long officiating. Burial is at Springhill Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.