Friday, April 13th, 2012
John L. Roby, 69, St. Marys, died at 3:25 p.m. April 11, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born March 29, 1943, in St. Marys to Edward Rufus and Lela Elizabeth Auspaugh Roby. On Dec. 23, 1995, he married Charlene Bonifas, who survives.
Also surviving are five children, Roy (Missy) Roby, St. Marys, Gary (Michelle) Roby, St. Marys, Mike Roby, St. Marys, Trent Roby, St. Marys, and Melissa (John) Vogel, St. Marys; two stepchildren, Gerri (Hector) Lopez, St. Marys, and Christi (Gabe) Sherrill, Sidney; a brother, Charles (Joyce) Roby, St. Marys, a former wife, Mary Lou Horner Roby, St. Marys; 10 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; and two great-grandsons.
Deceased are siblings, Connie Sweeny and Larry Roby; and six stepgrandchildren.
He was a retired carpet layer.
Service is 11 a.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, West Chapel, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Drummond officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.