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Robert Caplinger

Caplinger, Robert, age 90 of Germantown passed away July 21, 2015 at Hospice of Dayton.  He was born in Lebanon, IN to the late Carmon and Pearl (Alfrey) Caplinger.  Robert worked as an electrician for NCR for 40 years and loved to listen to big band music.  He is preceded in death by his brother Carmon Jr., and his sister Thelma Haas.  He is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Caplinger; his sons Bob Caplinger and Phil Caplinger both of Germantown;  daughter Susan Schweitzer of Germantown; brother Norman (Barbara) Caplinger of South Carolina; 3 grandchildren John (Anita) Caplinger, Susan (Johnny) Legate, and Jennifer (Jonathan) Moore; and 5 great grandchildren.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 5-7pm at the Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St. Germantown, OH with a brief memorial service at 7:00 with Pastor Todd Smith officiating.

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Phil and Family, I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad passing..Tim Blake Sr. West Palm Beach,Florida

Tim Blake Sr. Aug 8 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Aunt Ruthann, Susan, Phil & Bobby, I am saddened to hear of Uncle Bob's passing. Though we lived far apart and seldom saw you guys, the quality of time the shared was memorable and fun. I have nothing but fond memories of our summer visits to Dayton and the DeHaven reunions. Bob was a funny man and when you got him and Uncle Lee together well that was a riot. I always enjoyed talking with him about electronics and his deep voice I remember well. I hope you take comfort that he lived a full life and loved you so. We shall miss him. Sincerely, Steve Gorman

Steve Gorman Aug 5 2015 12:00 AM

Sympathy to Ruthann and her family. Fairview Third Thursday Club

Patricia Hemmelgarn Jul 29 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Ruthann, Susan, Philip & Bobby: My sincere condolences for the loss of a wonderful husband, father & friend. Your family has known my family for many, many years as families. Ruthann & my mother, Phyllis Trick Beckett went to school together all their lives. Grandma Stella Trick &Grandma Mary DeHaven were best of friends so many years ago. Susan, please email me whenever you have a free moment. I know things are stressful right now.I have info for you and want to find out how your mom is doing!Much love and deepest sympathy! DebbyWalls

Deborah (Beckett) Walls Jul 28 2015 12:00 AM

Phil, Sue and Family - We are so sorry for your loss.We're thinking of you all. Love ~ Chuck & Pam

Chuck & Pam Preston Jul 28 2015 12:00 AM

Ruth Ann,Bob,Phil- I just wanted you to know that I read of Bob's passing and wanted to extend my sympathy. You are great people and the best of neighbors on Beechwood Ave. Peace and blessings to all of you and your family.

ned sifferlen Jul 27 2015 12:00 AM

it won't be the same at gatherings without him. his joke telling, his laughter will be missed. thinking of all of you at this sad time.love barb & ted.

ted & barb dehaven Jul 27 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Bobby, Linda and I are very sorry to hear of your father's passing. I am sure he has been pleased to have you as his son. Our deepest sympathy, Dave & Linda

Dave and Linda Naas Jul 26 2015 12:00 AM

To Sue and her family. Cappy was a real gentleman, and good person. He will be missed. RIP Cappy

Dan Taylor Jul 26 2015 12:00 AM