Funeral services for Mr. Buhler will be conducted 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.
Bob's sister Betsy Buhler, minister at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, TX, will officiate and interment will follow in the Dixon Springs Cemetery in Smith County.
The family will receive friends on Saturday Dec. 27 from 2-8 p.m. and again on Sunday after 11 a.m.
Mr. Buhler, 69, of Florida and formerly of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday morning, Dec. 23, 2014 at the Tidewell Hospice House in Venice, FL.
He was born in Wilson County on Jan. 30, 1945 to the Late Robert Earl and Ella Lorraine Hobbs Buhler. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents; Andrew and Nelle Hobbs, and his paternal grandparents; Albert and Janie Buhler.
Mr. Buhler was a retired employee of TRW in Lebanon where he served as an accountant for 35 years. He later worked for Federal Mogul for another five years in the accounting department. He was a past member of the Immanuel Baptist Church in Lebanon. He and his wife Betty moved to Rotonda West, Florida in 2007.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Cutrell Buhler; children Clay (Shannon) Buhler, and Sherry Buhler (Brian) Taylor; granddaughters Abby and Emma Shelley; siblings Andrew (Connie) Buhler, Alex (Charlene) Buhler, Janie Buhler (Roger) Ray, Julia Buhler, Betsy Buhler, Anne Buhler (Victor) Tuck and Diana Buhler; sisters-in-law Ellen O'Neal and Sue (Benny) Reynolds.
Bob's nephews will serve as pallbearers: Jarrod Buhler, Daniel Buhler, Corey Buhler, Ty Buhler, Brian Metcalf, Greg Metcalf, Nick Ray, Josh Richardson, and David Hodge.
Arrangements are in the care of Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.