Robert C. Cisco Sr., 87, of St. Marys, died at 2:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 11, 1925, in Allen County, to O.V. Bud and Mary “Mollie” (Sherer) Cisco, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 22, 1945, he married Elnora Weyant, and she survives. They were together for almost 67 years.
He is also survived by three sons, Robert L. (Karen) Cisco of Celina, Veryl (Denise) Cisco of St. Marys and Dennis (Krista) Cisco of Anna; two daughters, Judy (Roy) McGinnis of St. Marys and Sharon (Mike) Miller of Wapakoneta; a brother-in-law, Dana Piper of Neptune; a sister-in-law, Ina Faye Cisco of Celina; nine grandchildren, Tammy, Melinda, Becki and Rob, Craig and Audra, Matt and Jacqui and Ally; 20 great-grandchildren plus a soon-to-be great-grandchild; 10 great-stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, Forrest, Veryl, James, William, Owen “Barney” and Ray Cisco; two sisters, Mary Piper and Ruth Tinnerman; a grandchild, Brian Cisco.
Bob retired from Ford Motor Company, Lima, in 1987. He was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church in St. Marys, St. Marys Eagles 767, where he was a past president and trustee, Celina Eagles 1291, Celina Moose and the Celina American Legion Post 210.
Bob was a fun-loving person and enjoyed spending time with friends and family. He had many hobbies, which included pitching for the Friendly Tavern softball team, golfing, where he achieved a hole-in-one, bowling, cards and cooking. He also had a great love for all sports, especially baseball. He will be missed by all.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Wayne Street United Methodist Church in St. Marys, with the Rev. Steve Weatherly officiating. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in St. Marys.
Visitation hours will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cisco Funeral Home of St. Marys, 1175 E. Greenville Road.
Contributions can be made to the Wayne Street United Methodist Church Building Fund or to the Community Health Professionals of Celina.
Condolences may be left for the family at CiscoFuneralHome.com.