Robert Stanley Kizer

April 20, 1937 - January 9, 2020

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020 2:00 PM at Vernon Funeral Home


Tuesday, January 14, 2020, from 11 AM - 2 PM at Vernon Funeral Home

Robert "Bob" S. Kizer, 82, of Urbana passed away on January 9, 2020 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born April 20, 1937 in Urbana, the son of the late Graydon LeRoy and Rosetta Mae (Zirkle) Kizer.

Bob was a 1955 graduate of Concord High School. He was a lifetime member of Concord United Methodist Church and Concord Community Center. Bob retired after many years of service from Navistar. He enjoyed playing sports and later in life, watching sports. His passion was farming

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Connie Sue (Stewart) Kizer of Urbana; sons, Bryan Keith (Pam) Kizer, Kenneth Jason (Jeanee) Kizer, Joshua Daniel (Janelle) Kizer, and Seth Emory (Danielle) Kizer, all of Urbana; daughters, Crystal (Mike) Adkins of Bellefontaine and Vicky (Forrest) Haines of Urbana; grandchildren, Braden (Lizzy), Brett (Natalie), Michael, Brittany (Nate) Brianna (Seth), Brandy, Sean, Taylor, Graydon, Cooper, Hagen, Cara, Harper, Kenner, and Renly; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Leonard (Bernice) and Richard (Judy) Kizer; sister, Janet Eichelberger as well as several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, William, Kenneth and Dan; infant sister, Karen Kizer; and first wife, Beverly Ann (Rose) Kizer.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 11-2pm on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. A funeral service will will follow in the funeral home at 2:00 pm with Pastor Sherri Blackwell officiating.

Burial will follow at Concord Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Bob's memory to Concord United Methodist Church, 2963 N. St. Rt. 560, Urbana, Ohio 43078 or to Concord Community Center, 3263 OH-560, Urbana, Ohio 43078.

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Debbie Pelini - Jan 14, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family.
Cynthia & Patrick Maurice - Jan 13, 2020
So deeply sorry for your incredible loss. May your memories bring you peace & comfort.
Cynthia & Patrick Maurice - Jan 13, 2020
So deeply sorry for your incredible loss. May your memories bring you peace & comfort.
Ray and Barbara Woodward - Jan 11, 2020
Robert was a very special person. He will be missed by all who knew him. Will send Prayers for Connie and also the rest of his family.
Virginia Shirk Stanley - Jan 11, 2020
My deepest sympathy for your loss.
Tim Scott - Jan 11, 2020
Sorry for your loss the Kizers and the Scott family have knew each or for a number of years my dad Catleton scott picked milk up at the Kizer farm many years ago. Thought and prayers from Arkansas
Tony and Sheryl Ropp - Jan 11, 2020
Prayers for your family. So sorry for your loss.
Nancy Lewis Sturgeon - Jan 10, 2020
Dear family, I knew and remember almost all the family; we went to Concord Local School together. My mother was Lavonne De Remer, the 2nd grade teacher there for 15 years. Bernice also was in my class and a friend of mine.

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