May 2, 1943 - February 19, 2021
Born in Steubenville, Ohio
Resided in Piqua, Ohio
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Robert J. Luby, 77, of Piqua, passed away at 12:45 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Hospice Unit of Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born May 2, 1943 in Steubenville to the late Robert E. and Josephine E. (Zaleski) Luby. He married Margaret L. (Casey) “Peggy” Luby March 9, 2001 in Piqua; and she survives.

Other survivors include four step-daughters, Julie S. (Scott) Rasor, Cynthia K. (Barry) Gertner, Melissa Brinkman, Sue (Tim) Peltier all of Piqua; thirteen step-grandchildren, Megan Valentine, Kyle Rasor, Logan Rasor, Taylor Gertner, Peyton Gertner-Trammell, Noah Gertner, Morgan Brinkman, Madison Brinkman, Molly Brinkman, Timmy Peltier, Logan Peltier, Spencer Peltier, and Corbin Peltier. He was preceded in death by a step-son, Thomas Brinkman.

Mr. Luby was a graduate of Follansbee High School in Follansbee, West Virginia, class of 1961. He earned his Bachelors in Education from Marshall University in 1965, and his Masters in Education from Wright State University in 1970. Robert spent his next 33 years in Piqua City Schools as a teacher, administrator and coach; 30 years teaching at Bennett Junior High School and was the Principal at Bennett for 13 years. Following his retirement, he was employed by Wright State University as a Supervisor of Student Teachers, and an Instructor for nine years. Robert broadcast Piqua High School football games on WPTW Radio with Duane Bachman for many years. He was also an active member of Alexander Stadium - Purk Field Building Committee and Artificial Turf Committee. Robert served on the Piqua Board of Education including time serving as the President, and was also apart of the Southwest Ohio School Board and served on the Upper Valley JVS School Board. He was an active member of the Miami County YMCA where he served as a member of its Board of Directors, and a longtime, devout member of Greene Street United Methodist, serving as a Lay Leader and many other church committees. Robert was a huge football fan, especially Piqua High School and West Virginia University.

A service to honor his life will begin at 11:00 a m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Greene Street United Methodist Church with Rev. Will Leasure officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Monday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s name to the Piqua Education Foundation, P. O. Box 201, Piqua, OH 45356. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through





Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home
333 W. High Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Monday, February 22, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Greene Street United Methodist Church
415 West Greene Street
Piqua, OH US 45356
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
11:00 AM

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