Robert Dean Klinger

Staff Written Obituaries

Robert Dean Klinger, 81 of Eatonton, died August 20, 2018.  He was born in Calander, Iowa on June 17, 1937 to Donlad Klinger and Lydia Hurtt.  He was married to Mary Townley on April 18, 1977.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean and Vietnam wars.  He went to serve his career as a truck driver.  He was a member of Bible Fellowship Church in Eatonton.  He enjoyed fishing and painting and prospecting for gold.

Mr. Klinger is survived by his wife, Mary and children, Deb Schrodt, John Klinger and Gerald Peterman.  He leaves siblings, Kristie Janeway, Donna Ewing, Linda Fawcett and Ronald Klinger.  He also leaves 10 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

The family received friends at A.E. Carter Funeral Home.  A graveside service was held at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery on August 24 at 1p.m.  Military Honors were provided by the U.S. Army.

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