Robert H. Overmier
September 15, 1924 - May 15, 2012
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Robert H. Overmier, age 87 years, of Archbold, passed away Tuesday evening, May 15, 2012, at the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center. He was born September 15, 1924, near Liberty Center, the son of Howard and Onieta (Kigar) Overmier, and marred Velma Miller on December 30, 1950. A resident of the Archbold area 51 years, he was a bookkeeper for Miller Bros. Construction in Archbold for many years. He served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of St. Johnís Christian Church, and the American Legion B.L.W. Post 311 both in Archbold.

He is survived by his wife, Velma; four children, Debbie (John) Kauffman of Archbold, Diane (Brent) Moss of Montpelier, Edward (Deb) Overmier of Bryan and Bill (Judy) Overmier of Archbold; 8 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bryce (Jeanne) Overmier of Leipsic, and Milton (Beverly) Overmier of Liberty Center; and a sister-in-law, Donelda Overmier of Napoleon.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Marvin, Richard and Paul ďDukeĒ Overmier.

Services will be held on Saturday at 10:30 AM at St. Johnís Christian Church with Pastors Erich Christman and Adam Just officiating. Interment will follow in the Archbold Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion B.L.W. Post 311. Friends may call at St. Johnís Chapel from 3-8 PM on Friday. Short Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with the arrangements. The family suggests that memorials be given to Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center or St. Johnís Christian Church.

Traditional Service

Saturday May 19, 2012, 10:30 AM at St. John's Christian Church
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Friday May 18, 2012, 3 PM - 8 PM at St. John's Christian Church
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