Robert Monroe

Robert L Monroe

February 15, 1936 - February 11, 2019
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Robert L Monroe, 82 years, of Peebles, Ohio, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019, at the Laurels of Hillsboro Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Robert was born in Adams County, Ohio, on February 15, 1936, the son of the late Lewis and Hazel (McCoy) Monroe. Robert worked in the lumber business, running his own sawmill.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Velma Joann (Cross) Monroe, who passed away on September 17, 2008; a son, James Monroe; and a grandchild. He is survived by two sons, Jeff (Pat) Monroe, of Peebles; and Joe (Kim) Monroe, of Tennessee; and two daughters, Janie (Robert) Blair, of Kentucky; and Joyce (Tim) Turner, of Sinking Spring. Robert also leaves behind a brother, Charlie Monroe, of Arizona; and a sister, Ruby Owens, of Batavia. Robert’s passing will be mourned by his nine grandchildren, and his ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, February 15, 2019, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home, in Peebles, Ohio. The ceremony will be officiated by Dave Hopkins and Richard Lloyd. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery.
Family and friends may pay their respects from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Friday, prior to the funeral service, February 15, 2018, at the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home. Please visit us at to sign our online guestbook.

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Sharon Bagwell of Oak Ridge, TN

Posted at 12:00am
Joe - May God surround you and your family with peace, strength, and comfort during this difficult time.

Robin Yochum of Hillsboro, Ohio/Oak Ridge, TN

Posted at 12:00am
Joe and Joyce, So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. My prayers are for the Lord to comfort you. Hold those memories tight. Let me know if you need anything.

Bridget R. Beatty

Posted at 12:00am
I am so very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and many prayers for your family. He will be missed by many of us at the Laurels. Will miss counting the many rounds he made daily and smile. Oh I must not forget the daily okie dokie. Memories r so very special. Loved him dearly. Thank you,

Cindy Curtis

Posted at 12:00am
R.I.P....My sincere condolences to the family.

Bridgett Buckman of Batavia ohio

Posted at 12:00am
I am so sorry he was such a nice man

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