March 22, 2009
Saturday, March 28, 2009 1:00 pm Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, March 28, 2009 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Robert E. Loveland, 88 passed away Sunday, March 22, 2009 in Loveland Health Care Center in Loveland, Ohio.
He was born May 11, 1920 in Union County.
Robert is a member of the Indian Lake Community Church and a 60 year member of the American Legion Post 0745 in East Liberty. He is a 4 year Veteran of WWII, Honorable discharged from the US Air Force in 1945, with rank of Sgt., as a draftsman in a Floating Air Depot in the Pacific Theatre.
Robert was Co-owner of Loveland Lumber and Hardware with his brother, Harry for 31 years in North Lewisburg.
He is preceded in death by his parents Logan and Golda (Robinson) Loveland, his son Robert Kelly Loveland, a sister Princess Foster and a brother, Harry Loveland.
Robert survived by his loving wife, Reba Eileen (Jackson) Loveland of 67 years, daughter, Laura & son-in-law, Lamar DeLaney; his grandchildren, Heidi (Mark) Penhorwood, Melanie Loveland, Jason Loveland and Melinda (John) Albers, great grandchildren include, Jacob Penhorwood, Amanda Kelly Penhorwood, James DeLaney, Grace Albers & Erin Albers.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2009 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, 235 Miami St., Urbana, Ohio with the Reverends John Ellington and Karen Blackburn officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery North Lewisburg. Serving as pall-bearers; Mark Penhorwood, Jacob Penhorwood, John Albers, James DeLaney, Jason Loveland & Alan Foster. Serving as honorary pallbearers; Lamar DeLaney, Charles Ober, David Spain, Donald Coleman Sr., Robert Jackson, Sr. & Bud Harrod.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.