Robert F. Dibble
Robert F. Dibble, 80, of Port Orange, FL, passed away on October 10th, 2016. He was born in Middletown, NY on September 8, 1936, the son of the late Fuller & Flora (Mcgar) Dibble. His working career consisted of being a highly respected Master Mechanic and member of IBEW 1249 for 45 years. Robert operated the family owned Dibble's Garage in Howells, NY. He had a passion for Racing and with his family ran the Dibble Racing Team with his son John as driver in the early 1980's. He also built model airplanes as a hobby. Robert relocated to Port Orange, FL from Forestburgh, NY. Survivors include his sister-in-law Beverly Tyrian who took wonderful care of him in the past years, brother Charlie Dibble and wife Jaclyn; sons, John C. Dibble and wife Jodi, Ronald W. Dibble and wife Wendy, Brian K. Dibble, a daughter Deanna L. Dibble; daughters-in-law Lisa Roberts and Terri Dibble; grandchildren John C. Dibble Jr., Tabitha Dibble, Andrew VanEkelenburg, Daniel Dibble, David Padilla, Paige Padilla, Kristin VanEkelenburg, Jason Roberts, Amanda Dibble, Brittany Dibble, Erik VanEkelenburg, Robert F. Dibble 3rd, Caleb Dibble and Mariah Dibble, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Joan C. Dibble, a brother Fuller Dibble Jr., a sister Shirley Dibble and son Robert F. Dibble Jr. Robert was a very caring and giving person with a wonderful sense of humor. Nothing made him happier than having someone laugh along with him. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Services are private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are entrusted with the Lohman Funeral Home, 1201 Dunlawton Ave., Port Orange, Florida.
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