Robert Lee Schimmel
Robert Lee Schimmel
  • December 10, 1923 - December 23, 2017
  • Dayton, Ohio

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SCHIMMEL, Mr. Robert Lee, of Centerville, OH, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the age of 94. Bob was born to parents Carl and Gertrude Schimmel of Fairmont, WV on December 10, 1923. He served during WWII in the Army's 29th Infantry Division. Bob later went on to West Virginia University was a member of Delta Tau Delta and graduated with an Engineering degree. He married Carolyn Jane in 1950, and the couple had two daughters, Jane Lee and Jill Leslie. Bob served in the Korean War as well. Bob retired in 1988 from Monsanto and has since been active in the Agonis & Ta-wa-si clubs in Dayton. Bob is survived by his daughters Jane Miller and Jill Spencer, and grandchildren Nathan Jones and Kristian Scarpitti and great-grandchildren Evelyn, Andrew and Nicholas Scarpitti. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carolyn Jane. The visitation will be held at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL, 5471 Far Hills Ave. at Rahn Rd. Dayton, OH 45429 Friday, December 29, 2017 from 2 pm until time of the memorial service at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations should be directed to the Arthritis Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to