Robert L. O'Neill, 87, of Perrysburg, Ohio and formerly of Norwalk, Ohio, died Friday, February 15, 2013 in his home at the Waterford Senior Living Apartments.
Bob was born November 20, 1925 in Norwalk, Ohio to the late Robert K. and Mabel M. (Baker) O'Neill.
He married the "love of his life," Betty LaVonne Morrison O'Neill for 59 1/2 years. She preceded him in death in June 2010. Bob was also preceded in death by his best friend, Richard Rench in 2008.
He was most proud of his military service with the 82nd Airborne, 517th Parachute Battalion during W.W. II. Bob received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart for meritorious service. He was a member and supporter of Firelands Post #2743 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Norwalk, Ohio.
Bob is survived by his son and daughter in law, Robert L. and Pam O'Neill of Rossford, Ohio and by his granddaughter, Colleen O'Neill.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral services will be private. Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.