Robert "Bob" C. Whiteman, born March 12, 1940, passed away peacefully at Hospice House, Cape Coral, Fla., where he resided.
He is the son of Frederick and Doris Whiteman, who previously passed away.
Robert is survived by his wife of 54 years, Holly M. (Creeger) Whiteman; three children, Randall C. Whiteman, Julie A. (Bobby G.) Williams Sr. and John R. (Julienne N.) Whiteman; six grandchildren, Tyler Jason Williams, Claudia Lynn Whiteman, Chelsea Lauren Whiteman, Sean Taylor Whiteman, Lindsay Noel Whiteman and Bobby G. Williams Jr.; two great-grandchildren, Landon Cole Williams and Payton Riley Williams; a sister, Joyce (Thomas) Swan; four sisters-in-law, Lisa Perry, Susan Creeger, Beverly Omlor and Mary Lee Creeger; two brothers-in-law, Michael Perry and Jeffrey Creeger; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He also was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Bolfa; two brothers, Richard Whiteman and William Whiteman; and a brother-in-law, Stephan Creeger.
Robert was in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962 stationed in Virginia and out in the water on the USS Saratoga and the USS Fearless, he was a radio controller.
Robert had an extraordinary life of which he was able to live in other countries and become a world traveler while working for Bechtel Corp. as a procurement manager, of which he retired from in 2005. He lived in Belgium, Kuwait, Malaysia and Dubai while working and was a world traveler of many countries with his wife by his side. He will be missed by all.
His funeral will be 2 p.m. June 22, 2013, at the residence of Mary Lee Creeger, 4198 N. TR 71, Tiffin, OH 44883.