Robert Blair Beedle Jr., age 95, of Blanchester, Ohio, passed away Friday morning, November 11th, 2022 at Cape Coral Hospital in Lee County, Florida.
Robert was born August 25th, 1927 in Cincinnati; to Robert & Mary Louise Beedle. He attended Hartwell High School in Cincinnati then he enlisted in the Marine Corps to fight in WW2. He & Jean Mae Backherms were married in February of 1949; & blessed with 3 children; Bobby, Jeff, & Debbie.
Mr. Beedle was undoubtedly the hardest worker in the room wherever he went. Owning and operating a successful excavating business for the upside of 50+ years.
Robert is survived by two children; Jeff (Kathy) Beedle, Debbie (John) Vinson, & daughter-in-law Penny Beedle; grandchildren; Jason (Kelly) Wilson, Ronnie (Jessica) Powell, Danielle (Rob) Loseto, Rebecca (Michael) Stiffler, Jeffrey Beedle, & great-grandchildren; Courtney, Toni, Jacob, Bailey, Jaxson, Zane, & Gabrianna.
He is preceded in death by his parents; Robert Beedle Sr. & Mary Louise Beedle; sister, Evelyn Binkley; wife, Jean Beedle; son, Robert Beedle III; granddaughter, Jessica Lane; & longtime companion, June Long.
Graveside services will be held Monday, November 21, 2022 at 12:30 at the Kirker Cemetery with Clarence Abbott officiating and Military Honors provided by the Adams County Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 11:30 till the time of the service, at the Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home in West Union.
Family and friends may sign Robert’s online guestbook @www.meekerfuneralhomes.com