Robert A. Metzger
Robert A. Rob Metzger, age 64, of Shelby, died unexpectedly, Friday, July 29, 2011 at Med Central Mansfield Hospital.
Rob was born September 26, 1946 in Shelby the son of John A. and Dortha (Studer) Metzger. He was a 1964 graduate of Shelby High School and retired from R.R. Donnelly and Sons Company in Willard after many years of service. After his retirement, Rob worked for the past two years as a part-time custodian for Shelby City Schools. He had been the Building Inspector for the City of Shelby for many years. He was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Rob’s greatest joy was spending time with his family, kids and grandkids.
On June 11, 1966, Rob married his back door neighbor, Jeanne Biglin, and she survives along with their 3 children: Kevin (Suzanne) Metzger of Westerville, Chad (Wendy) Metzger of Columbus, Denise (Curt) Miller of Cincinnati; 7 grandchildren: Christopher Metzger, Ryan Metzger, Cameron Metzger, Carson Metzger, Samantha Miller, Nicholas Miller, Zachary Miller; his mother: Dortha Studer Metzger of Shelby; 2 brothers: Don (Marilyn) Metzger of Willard and Michael (Kathy) Metzger of Shelby; a sister: Sharon Nedolast of Shelby; a sister-in-law: Carol Metzger of Glasgow, KY; his mother-in-law: Dolores Biglin of Shelby. He was preceded in death by: his father, John A. Metzger; a brother, Stephen J. Metzger; father-in-law: Ernest Biglin.
Friends may call on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where the rosary will be recited at 7:45 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 AM at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to the church. On-line condolences may be made at penwellturner.com