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Robert W. Oberdier

March 5, 1924 — May 17, 2018

Robert W. Oberdier, age 94, of Urbana, passed away on May 17, 2018 at the Ohio State University East Hospital in Columbus.
He was born on March 5, 1924 in Richwood, Ohio, the son of Roy W. Oberdier and Jesse Smith Oberdier.
Robert was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Alice Clark in 1980. In 1982, he married Patricia Anne Curl, who passed away in 2003.
He is survived by daughter Beth A. Oberdier, and son Stephen (Deb) Oberdier. Additionally he is survived by step-daughter Darcy (Duane) Baker, and step-sons Daniel (Jill) Curl, David Curl, a special step-daughter Mary Ann Curl, granddaughter Katie (Taylor) Wessels, and great granddaughter Ellie Wessels, and grandsons C.J. Curl, Ryan Cooper, granddaughter Erin (Jeremy) Titus, and great grandchildren Dylan Cooper, and Max and Mea Titus.
After graduating Woodstock High School, he joined the U.S. Army. He served in both Germany and Japan. After his discharge, he returned home to work at the Grimes Plant. In the late 1940’s he started a furniture and appliance store in Woodstock. In 1960, he went to work for the Westinghouse Corporation in Columbus. He retired in 1983 as a factory service manager in their Edison, New Jersey plant. He was also a long time member of the Woodstock Lion’s Club. He was a devoted family man who was happiest when he had a project around the house. Later in life he was able to travel extensively, fulfilling a life- long goal.
Pastor Mike Valentine will conduct a memorial service on Friday, May 25, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the WALTER & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Friends may call from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Woodstock Lions Club, 2335 North St. Rt. 559, Woodstock, OH 43084.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.

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Friday, May 25, 2018

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