Knorr Jr., Robert H. “Bob”, 71, of Rotonda West, Florida, passed away on Thursday, November 17, 2017. Bob was born on October 23, 1946 to Robert and Janelle (Butts) Knorr.
Bob was the oldest of three and was raised in Medway, Ohio. Bob was married to Janine Schiltz for 30+ years. They lived in Tipp City and raised two daughters.
Survivors include: daughter, Brigitte (Gregg) Gentile; five grandchildren, Jeralyn (Derrick) Giffen, Mitch and Madison Gentile, Alexa and Alivia Knorr-Sullivan; and one great grandson Raylan Robert Giffen; a sister, Kristine (Lee) Goodson; brother, Fritz (Jeanne McHale) Knorr; and a niece Angela (Glen) McMurry.
Preceded in death by his parents, Janelle & Robert; and daughter, Lana Knorr.
He graduated from Tecumseh High School and served in the US Army during Vietnam, stationed in Germany. By trade, Bob was a very skilled toolmaker and retired in 2002 after 30 years at Delphi/GM.
A celebration of life will take place at Cox Arboretum Fifth Third Conference Center on Saturday, 12/16/17 from 1-5 pm. Final resting place will be at National VA Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio.