Robert (“Bob”) E. Schutter, of The Villages, FL died July 12, 2019 after a short illness, surrounded by his family. He was 84 years old.
Bob grew up in Kings Mill, Ohio and after graduating High School, he successfully completed an apprenticeship with General Motors. He enlisted in the Army and served two years in Korea before returning to the Cincinnati area and resuming his career with General Motors where he worked for more than 35 years. Bob was an avid sports enthusiast who coached his sons in baseball. He also served as an umpire, refereed basketball and enjoyed playing golf and fishing. Shortly after moving to The Villages in late 2001, Bob began working at various Recreation Centers throughout the community. He was recently recognized for his 15 years of service to the residences of this community.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Jake E. and Margret L. Schutter. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sue A. Schutter (nee Rhodes), his brother Jerry, his sisters Mary Lou Kopmeyer and Helen Rae Quast; his children, Rob (Mary Beth) of Cincinnati, Ohio; Jeff (Karen) of League City, Texas; Keith (Blanche) of Cleveland, Ohio; and, Debbie Bailey (Terry) of Cincinnati, Ohio; six grandchildren, Eric, Anna, Adam, Jeffrey, Tami and Jake; and, four great-grandchildren, Ace, Isabelle, Jeffrey III and Landry.
A funeral memorial mass will be held at 8:30am on Friday, July 19, 2019 at St. Timothy Roman Catholic Church, 1351 Paige Place, Lady Lake, FL 32159. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Bob’s life. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association in Bob’s memory.
1351 Paige Place, Lady Lake, FL 32159