Robert Dean Klinger, 81 of Eatonton, died August 20, 2018. Mr. Klinger was veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in both Korea and Vietnam. He was retired from a career as a truck driver. Mr. Klinger is survived by his wife, Mary Townley Klinger and children, Deb Schrodt, John Klinger and Gerlad Peterman. He leaves ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Mr. Klinger also leaves siblings, Kristie Janeway, Donna Ewing, Linda Fawcett and Ronald Klinger. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 23 from 5-7PM at A.E. Carter Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Friday, August 24 at 1PM at the Georgia Veterans Cemetery in Milledgeville.