Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Robert D. Guthrie

Robert D. Guthrie, age 69, of Shelby, died Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Mill Creek Nursing Home in Galion.


Bob was born November 12, 1945 in Shelby, the son of the late Charles and Ardetta (Furney) Guthrie. He was a graduate of Shiloh High School and was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Vietnam War. Bob retired from Miami Systems in Shelby after many years of service. He was a member of Shelby American Legion where he was past post commander and firing squad commander.


Bob is survived by: 3 children: Curt Guthrie of Mansfield, Stephanie Guthrie of Shelby, Rochelle Guthrie of Shelby; 3 grandchildren: Ryan Guthrie, Morgan Guthrie, Zoie Griffith; 1 great granddaughter: Jayla Guthrie; 3 sisters: Helen Kempf of Fairborn, Dorothy (John) Hedeen of Plymouth, Phaenon Sloan of Greenwich; the mother of his children: Sandra Guthrie of Shelby; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 3 infant children.


Visitation on Monday, January 5, 2015 from 5-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11 AM with Eric Hedeen officiating. Military honors will be conducted at the funeral home by Richland County Joint Veteran’s Burial Detail and burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh. Memorial contribution may be made to the Turner Funeral Home to help defray funeral expenses.


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  1. Connie Kristof says:

    Stephanie and family-I was so sorry to read on FB about your dad. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish the memories.

  2. Mark Marlow says:

    Stephanie, so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you on this sad occasion. Mark & Teri Marlow

  3. Deborah Oney says:

    To the family of Bob so sorry for your loss. I have known your dad for many years and I worked with him also for many years. He was a caring person and did a lot of good work with the legion. May God Bless.

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