Robert L. Francis, 81, formerly of 322 West Madison St., St. Marys, and a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, died at 5:04 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Portsmouth, the son of Opal (Bryan) and Arthur Francis.
Services are at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, with the Rev. Gary Mosley officiating. Graveside burial rites will be held 1 p.m. Friday at the Hickory Ridge Cemetery in Bentonville.
Friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be given to the Garden of Love Old Regular Baptist Church in St. Marys.