Obituary for Janet L. Roby

Posted on April 7, 2021

Janet L. Roby 74

of Mt. Victory

A celebration of life for Janet L. Roby will be held at a later date. The Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Mt. Victory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Janet died on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at the Marion General Hospital. She was born on February 24, 1947 in Kenton to the late James and W. Jane (Roberts) Roby. She married William Detwiler and they later divorced.

Surviving are 2 daughters; Donna Radcliffe of Mt. Victory, Mary Hawkins of Green Camp, a son; William (Lisa) Detwiler Jr. of Kenton, a sister; Christine (Gary) Holycross of Ridgeway, a brother; David (Barb) Roby of Bellefontaine, 4 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by 2 brothers; Walter Emerson Elliott and James Roby Jr.

Janet was a 1965 graduate of Ridgemont High School. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary and a former member of the Mt. Victory Church of Christ.

Janet enjoyed any kind of needle work including, sewing, crocheting, and knitting. She liked to listen to music and dance in her younger years. Janet loved her pet cats and her family and enjoyed spending time with them whenever she could.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Hardin County Humane Society.

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