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Robert Harry Dirr, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 30, 1947
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 2012
Mount Juliet
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA

DIRR, Robert Harry Jr., age 64, of Mt. Juliet, TN, died on June 16, 2012, at his home, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Born in Cincinnati, OH on July 30, 1947, to Edna Shelton Dirr and Robert H. Dirr.

Bob, also known as Bongo, was a long time resident of Cincinnati, a retiree of the USPS, a former professional drummer and local DJ.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara;
sister Venny Cole;
brother Donald;
sons Tony, Nick, Andy and Rob;
daughter Lyndsey Wesley;
five grandchildren, Jaylen, Tristan, Lyric, Pepper and Kamryn.

Bob was Navy Corpsman attached to the Marines during the Viet Nam conflict, earning a Purple Heart and a Silver Star. He graduated from Mt. Healthy H.S. and Miami University, earning degrees in journalism and creative writing. Bob was known for his killer smile and his lifelong passion for music.

Funeral service at Paul R. Young Funeral Home, 7345 Hamilton Ave., Mt. Healthy. Burial in Arlington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Robert Harry Dirr (1926 - 1991)
  Edna Mae Shelton Dirr (1929 - 2009)
Arlington Memorial Gardens
Mount Healthy
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Garden of Resturation, Sec D, Lot 241, SP1
Created by: Bernice
Record added: Jun 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92232906
Robert Harry Dirr, Jr
Added by: Susan Smith
Robert Harry Dirr, Jr
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 Added: May. 3, 2013

- Bernice
 Added: Jun. 20, 2012

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