TUCSON, Ariz. — Robert J. Honigford, age 82, died peacefully in Tucson, Arizona on Friday, July 11, surrounded by his family.

Born Nov. 2, 1931, in Ottoville, to Joseph and Ethel Honigford, he lived in Columbus Grove and Lima, before retiring to Arizona. He was a licensed barber and a rural carrier for the US Postal Service for 28 years.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Illa (Bohn) Honigford, and his sister Patricia Ramirez. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Thomas, and two infant daughters Pamela and Janice. Robert is also survived by five children; Robert (Marty), Russell, Peggy Boedicker (Wes), Wayne (Karen) and Ronda Stechschulte (Joe). He has eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Family services in Lima, are pending.