Robert L. Weigel
Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Robert L. "Bob" Weigel is a graduate of Taft High School (1965), Miami University, Oxford (1969) and the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, Cincinnati (1970). He received his funeral director and embalmer licenses form the State of Ohio in 1972 after serving his apprenticeship under his father in 1971. Bob has managed the funeral home since 1972. He married Rebecca (Becky) Stitsinger on December 28, 1968. They are the parents of four children. The youngest, Rob, works with his father at the funeral home and he is the fourth generation in this family business. Becky is a speech-language pathologist. She worked over forty years with the Hamilton City Schools with multi-handicapped children. She continues to work with children in a pre-school program.
Bob has been involved with a number of local organizations including the Hamilton Rotary Club, New London Hills Club, Hamilton-Fairfield Heart Association, Westover Retirement Community-Colonial-Community First Solutions and Fort Hamilton Hospital ,serving as chairman of each of these organizations. Additionally, he served five terms on Hamilton City Council including four years as Mayor of Hamilton. He is a member of Washington Lodge, #17, F&AM, Scottish Rite, and a Shriner. He is an avid golfer and a member of Hamilton BPOElks. Bob was honored in 2011 as Hamiltonís "Citizen of the Year" for his part in keeping Fort Hamilton Hospital a full service community hospital in Hamilton. In 2012, He was honored by Junior Achievement by being named to the Greater Butler County Business Hall of Fame. Bob continues to work full time at the funeral home and considers his highest calling to be "helping families in a time of need".