The Rev. Robert Paul Avers

• The Rev. Robert Paul Avers, 79, recently of Bluffton, Ohio, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, in St. Ann’s Hospital, Westerville, Ohio. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde. The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. Sat., Dec. 8, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Forest Street, Clyde, with visition one hour prior to services.