Robert Bob Albert Crabill

July 2, 1918February 23, 2014
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Crabill, Robert A. “Bob”, age 95, of Beavercreek, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2014. He was born July2, 1918, to Clarence A. and Lena M. (Bader) Crabill in Dayton, Ohio. He was a graduate of Chaminade High School, Class of 1936. He served in the United States Army during WWII, including the invasion of North Africa. He retired from DELCO Products, as the Materials Supervisor in the Engineering Model Shop. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary C. (Aikman) Crabill. He is survived by his sons, John (Peggy) Crabill and Matt Crabill; and granddaughters Christine Crabill, Beth Klein, and Abby Crabill; his great grand dog Angel. He was a devoted grandfather, his granddaughters brought him much joy. Bob will be missed by the many friends he made over his lifetime, both around Beavercreek and around Indian Lake. He was known as “Grandpa Bob” to many, because of his caring and generous nature which made everyone feel welcome. He was very active and loved fishing with many state awards, playing euchre, and spending time with family and friends. He derived much strength and comfort from attending St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Beavercreek, where he was a member since 1957. A special thanks to Hospice of Dayton staff, the Sterling House and his special aide “drill Sgt Courtney Clevinger”. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, February 26 at Tobias Funeral Home- Beavercreek Chapel, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. at Grange Hall Rd.. A Mass of Christian Burial will be will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Thursday, 27 February at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, Beavercreek. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Online condolences may be sent to


  • Visitation Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, February 27, 2014

Robert Bob Albert Crabill

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Jeannette Keith Grantham

March 2, 2014

Our family lived behind Mr. and Mrs. Crabill in Applevalley. Such nice people. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

missy compton

February 27, 2014

so sorry for your lost prayers for you and your family

February 27, 2014

Our deepest sympathies to the entire Crabill family on the loss of a wonderful person, Grandpa Bob.
Joe and Sue Daly

Andy and Patty Palmquist

February 27, 2014

Rest in Peace, grandpa Bob. So glad we got to enjoy dinner together when we came to town. It was a pleasure to get to know you. See you again in heaven one day!


Lynne Gebhardt Wagner

February 27, 2014

Rest in Peace, Uncle Bob. We will always remember your love and devotion to your family. Whenever I play Euchre or see a Golden Corral I will think of you. I know you are thrilled to be with Aunt Mary again.

Shirley Henderson

February 27, 2014

John and Family,

Julian and I send our condolences to you and the rest of the family on the loss of your father. Please take care; you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Carmen Broomfield

February 26, 2014

My condolences to the family of Mr. Crabill. I know his granddaughter Christine and she used to share many funny stories about her beloved Grandfather.I never got to met him personally but I felt like I knew him because of Christine. There is something so wonderful to know that Grandfather's like the one I had are still spreading love and knowledge. I know he will be missed and my heart is full of pain for Christine. Rest in Peace Mr. Crabill.

February 25, 2014

You are with Mary now, Rest In Peace forever.

John Owen

February 25, 2014

"Rest in Peace" uncle Bob. Enjoy "going home" and seeing the rest of the family.

Al and Nancy Aikman

February 25, 2014

God bless your Dad and all his family Matt. What a long-wonderful life. Joe and Linda Keller