Robert Lee DeLaruelle, 82, of Antwerp, passed away peacefully with his family Wednesday, August 25th, at his home.
Bob was born in Woodburn, IN on July 30, 1939, a son of the late Marcella (Cocquyt) & Robert A. DeLaruelle.
He proudly served his county in the United States Air Force and eventually became an Industrial Engineer. Bob was a member of the V.F.W, for which he took his duties very seriously. He took great pride in giving Military Honors to his departed servicemen. Bob was also an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan.
Bob will be sadly missed by his wife, Joan, to whom he was married for 51 years; his children, Jody (James) Meine of Antwerp, Julie (Jerry) Bechtol of Clarksville, TN, & Carmilta (Steve) Resh of Plantation, FL; grandchildren, Megan (Dustin) Calkins, Logan (Megan) Johnson, & Inara Meine; sister-in-law Judy DeLaruelle; & many neices & nephews whom he loved dearly.
He was also preceded in death by his Sister Edna (Lloyd) Parson & Brother Jim DeLaruelle.
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