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Robert Courtney Kohl

September 18, 1937 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 79)

Robert Courtney Kohl, 79, of the Savannah Lakes Village, SC, husband of Shaaron Rhoads Kohl, died Sunday, May 7, 2017 at his residence.  He was born in Buffalo, NY to the late Courtney William and Dorothy Marie Jeffery Kohl.

Upon graduation from high school, Mr. Kohl proudly served his country in the United States Army.  He worked in sales for the former Capitol Airlines in Buffalo, NY and Cleveland, OH, prior to moving to Coral Springs, FL.  In South Florida, Mr. Kohl was employed with bottling companies as a sales representative and sales manager retiring after many years of dedicated service.  He was a member of the Lutheran Church by the Lake in McCormick County, SC and greatly enjoyed singing in the church choir.  Mr. Kohl was happiest playing golf with his friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-daughter, Christine Bissinger and brother, Richard Kohl.

Mr. Kohl is survived by his wife of 27 years of the home; a son, John Courtney Kohl (Amber) of Lake Worth, FL; three daughters, Tracy Fischer (Tim) of Fort Pierce, FL, Amy DiPetrillo (William) of Coral Springs, FL, and Heather Cannan (Chris) of St. Johns, FL; a son-in-law, Gregory Bissinger of Baltimore, OH; a sister, Carol Montgomery (Dan) of Warren, PA; nine grandchildren, Matthew Fischer, Morgan Fischer, Wil DiPetrillo, Jack DiPetrillo, Makenzie Kohl, John Kohl, Jr., Elizabeth Bissinger, Delaney Brannen and Lauren Brannen.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00PM, Sunday, May 28, 2017 at the Lutheran Church By The Lake with Pastor James F. Kinsler officiating.  Family members are invited to attend the inurnment of cremated remains at 1:00PM in the Church Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, in memory of Robert C. Kohl, may be sent to the Lutheran Church By The Lake, 100 Twelve Oaks Drive, McCormick, SC 29835, Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646, or Sandy Branch Fire Department, 119 Holiday Road, McCormick, SC 29835

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Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Abbeville is assisting the Kohl family.

 Service Information

Memorial Service
May 28, 2017

2:00 PM
Lutheran Church By The Lake
100 Twelve Oaks Drive
McCormick, SC 29835

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