LIMA — Mark William "Bill" Torbert, 83, of Lima, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Lima Convalescent Home.
He was born on August 14, 1933, in Hackensack, NJ to Mark William and Erma Eleanor (Gruenwold) Torbert, who both preceded him in death. On August 6, 1960, he married Barbara Barker, who preceded him in death on February 19, 2016.
Bill was a manager at General Dynamics and retired in 1992. He had also worked at St. Rita's Medical Center in patient transport and retired in 2013. He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy. He enjoyed camping and woodworking. He had a travel trailer and traveled all over. He enjoyed square dancing with the Hicks and Chicks Club. He was a member of the Lima Eagles Aerie 370, the American Legion Post 96 and was an active Mason (Florida chapter) up until his death.
Surviving are his son Scott (Kathy) Torbert of Hillard, OH; his daughter Leigh Taylor of Lima; his grandchildren Maddie Grace Torbert, Paige Elizabeth Taylor and Zane William Torbert; his sisters Elaine Pierce of New Milford, NJ and Marilyn (John) Birch of New York City.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL.
Graveside services will be held at George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery, Paramus, New Jersey at a later date at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the .
Condolences may be expressed at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.