NEWCOMERSTOWN - Robert R. Beitzel, 71, of Newcomerstown, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019 at Cleveland Clinic.

He was born Friday, June 25, 1948 in Akron the late Sherman and Leah (Earley) Beitzel. He graduated from Woodridge High School in 1966. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving from 1971-1972. He previously worked at Goodyear Aerospace in Akron and retired from Classic Auto Supply in Coshocton in 2017. He loved being an excellent husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of Kings United Methodist Church. He was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge #1555 of Newcomerstown, a member of the Coshocton Gun Club, and a beneficiary member of the NRA. He married Ruthann Beitzel Saturday, June 25, 1977.

He is survived by his children, Jacque (Scott) McPherson of West Lafayette, Matthew (Julie) Beitzel of Newcomerstown and Jennifer (Scott) Johns of Lima; grandchildren, Megan (Tony) Reisinger, Adam McPherson (fiancee Ruth Maloy), Jeffrey and Evalane Beitzel, and Claire Johns; one great-grandson, Westin Reisinger; one brother, Richard (Goldie) Beitzel of West Lafayette.

Services will be Friday, July 19, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Addy Funeral Home in Newcomerstown with Rev. Eric Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Everal's Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 19, 2019 from 11 to 1 p.m. at Addy Funeral Home. Military Honors will be conducted by the Newcomerstown Veterans Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to King's United Methodist Church 5651 Kings Road Newcomerstown, OH 43832. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com