Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
Complete Obituary
Richard Roebuck
  Richard Lamar Roebuck, 80, Lima, died at 7:57 a.m. Dec. 10, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center.
He was born April 11, 1932, in Defiance, to the Rev. Garrison and Jocie Archer Roebuck. On June 12, 1955, he married Sally A. Hickernell, who died Oct. 8, 2007.
Surviving are three daughters, Lisa (Mark) Koester, Elida, Karen (Steve) Fetherolf, Upper Arlington and Kim Point, Lima; a brother, Forest "Woody" (Marlene) Roebuck, Rockford; two sisters-in-law, Jane Roebuck, Lima, and Mary Hickernell Houser, Texas; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Also deceased are two brothers, Lee (Ruby) Roebuck, Mendon, and Virgil "Pete" Roebuck, Cridersville, and two sisters, Lucille (Warren) Douce and Lois (Charles) Abram, both of Columbus.
He retired in 1992 as an audit supervisor with the state of Ohio. Before this, he had owned and operated an independent insurance agency. He was a member of the Lima Baptist Temple and the Auditorium Bible Class.
He volunteered for 20 years with St. Rita's Hospice, where it was his responsibility to keep terminally ill patients company. He also volunteered with the St. Rita's Patient Relations Department, having visited an estimated 19,500 patients during this time.
A celebration of life is 10 a.m. Saturday at Lima Baptist Temple, the Rev. Gary Hohman officiant. Burial will follow at the Tomlinson Cemetery, Mendon. Mike Roebuck will officiate the graveside service.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at the Lima Baptist Temple.
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, is handling arrangements.
Condolences may be left at www.BayliffAndSon.com.
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