WOOSTER – Robert J RUMBAUGH, 83, of Wooster, passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born December 6, 1931 in Holmesville, the son of Ernest Ray and Ida E Siegenthaler Rumbaugh. He married Katie Schrock on June 6, 1964 in the Holmesville Federated Church. She preceded him in death on October 6, 2006.
ã He graduated from Holmesville High School and retired from the Timken Company on January 1, 1992 after over 25 years of employment. He became a state certified Emergency Medical Technician in 1974. He was a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge. Robert had previously resided in Holmesville, Killbuck and Sun City, Ariz.
Surviving are his caregivers and cousin, Jay (Sue) Rumbaugh of Wooster, a niece, Denise E. Miller (Mark) Diamond of Chesterfield, VA and a nephew, Duane Robert (Tanya Weaver) Miller of Middlebury, Indiana.
In addition to his wife, Robert was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Helen Rumbaugh Miller.
There will be no calling hours and private family services will be held.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Jennifer Lin Rumbaugh Scholarship Fund, c/o the Wayne Center for the Arts, 237 S. Walnut St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Holmes Co. Education Foundation, 114 N. Clay St., Millersburg, OH 44654.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.
Jennifer Lin Rumbaugh Scholarship Fund, c/o The Wayne Center for the Arts, 237 S. Walnut St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Holmes Co. Education Foundation, 114 N. Clay St., Millersburg, OH 44654
Private family services will be held
No calling hours