FREDERICKTOWN — Robert Dean Letts, 79, of Ridge Road, Fredericktown, passed away at his home on Friday, July 16, 2010.
He was born Dec. 10, 1930, in Mansfield to the late Charles and Mossie (Gray) Letts. He was a member of the Fredericktown First Baptist Church where he was active in the Men’s Association, was a Deacon and Usher, and was also a pioneer of the Men’s Fellow Craft at the church. Robert enjoyed golfing, fishing, hunting and boating. Anything that could be done outdoors was a pleasure to him. He loved the time he spent with his family and friends. Robert was a member of the Fredericktown Lions Club and also was in the Army Reserves from 1950 to 1958.
Robert is survived by his wife, of almost 60 years, Edith “Jackie” Letts; three sons, Bob Allen Letts of Fredericktown, Mark Letts of Columbus, Michael (Joy) Letts of Fredericktown; two daughters, Cheryl Harmer of Fredericktown, Janet (Rich) Hiles of Raymore, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Eva O’Brien of Lancaster, Texas.
Besides his parents, Robert was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Letts Jr.; and five sisters, Geneva Roseborough, Mildred Schulz, Nora Mae Hammilton, Margaret Burghard and Ruth Richard.
Friends may call on Monday, July 19, at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown from 4 to 7 p.m. A graveside service in Mansfield Memorial Park Cemetery will be held at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church, 22 E. Sandusky St., Fredericktown, OH 43019 (or) Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Robert Dean Letts.