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Robert William Houser

May 22, 1950 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 72)
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Robert William Houser, age 72, of Russia, passed away Saturday, September 10, 2022, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy.  He was born May 22, 1950, in Piqua, to the late Herbert Houser and Ruth (Long) Houser.

Robert is survived by his wife Rose (Meiring) Houser, daughter: Jennifer Houser of San Jacinto, CA; son: Daniel Houser of Sidney; stepchildren; Daniel & Jane (Larger) Cook of Sidney, Thomas Larger of Sidney, Dian (Larger) Carey of Greenville, SC., Steven & Doris (Larger) Abbott of Houston, 20 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one son: Billy Houser; stepdaughter: Christine (Larger) Bockrath, great-grandson: Kaydan McBride, brother: John Houser and sister: Barbara Ann Strasburg.

Robert retired from the US Navy after a career of 30 years. He was a Master Chief in the U S Navy during the Vietnam era and was a Mechanic Aviation Specialist on many aircraft carriers.  Robert received the National Defense Service Medal (2 Awards): the Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon (2 Awards): the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4 Awards).  He was a member of the Coldwater American Legion and the Sportsman Club of Montezuma, Ohio.

He enjoyed working in his yard, keeping it looking immaculate.  He also enjoyed playing video games on Nintendo.  His favorite game was Zelda, which he enjoyed playing with his grandsons. He loved spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Family and friends may visit on Friday, September 16, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney.  Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at St. Peters St. Paul Cemetery in Newport with full military honors performed by the US Navy and the Shelby County Veterans Association.

Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Shelby County Division, 5455 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214.

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September 16, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Funeral Service
September 16, 2022

1:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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