October 24, 2011
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Robert L. Dovell, 72, of Woodstock passed away Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Springfield Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 26, 1939 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Lawrence and Lucille (Johnson) Dovell.
Robert was a 1957 graduate of St. Paris High School. He was an avid gardener, Dallas Cowboys fan of forty-three years, enjoyed crossword puzzles and wood crafts. He was a member of the VFW Post# 9226 Ellenton, FL and the National Rifle Association.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Mary (Perlock) Dovell; his sons, Robert (Patricia) Dovell of Tabernacle, NJ and Michael (Deborah) Dovell of Bensalem, PA; his daughter, Bridget Bartlett of Kenton, OH; his eight grandchildren, David, Jennifer, Robert, Andrew, Thomas, Courtney, Bruce and Patrick; one great grandson, Blaine; his sister: Judy (Richard) Kizer of Urbana, OH.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Patsy Wilt.
Following Robert’s wishes, a gathering of family and friends will be held at their home, 3116 Burton Road, Woodstock on Sunday October 30, 2011 from 2 to 6 pm. The family has entrusted VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana with the services. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.