CARROLLTON / ORRVILLE, OH – Robert L. “Bob” Barnes, age 75, passed away on March 16, 2021.
Born on December 3, 1945 in Wadsworth, OH to the late Robert and Dorothy (Goffinet) Barnes, he was a resident of Carrollton, OH for 10 years, previously of the Doylestown / Orrville area. Bob retired from the City of Orrville as superintendent of the wastewater treatment plant with over 30 years of service and had been a volunteer firefighter for Marshallville for a number of years. He attended Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and was very active with Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church while in Carrollton. Bob was a member of the Orrville Farmers and Sportsman Club, and Orrville Moose Lodge #1072, and Knights of Columbus. He and his wife, Dianne loved spending time with their family and watching their grandsons in whatever sporting event they participated in. A true outdoorsman, Bob loved to hunt, trap, fish, and was a State of Ohio Hunter Education instructor for many years.
Preceded in death by his wife, Dianne L. in February; brothers, Larry and Thomas Barnes; sister, Kathy Lepley, he is survived by his son, Brett (Lori) Barnes of Minerva, OH; daughter, Tammi (Jack) Rice of Smithville; grandchildren, Evan, and Brennan; brother, Denny E. (Sandy) Barnes; brother-in-law, Ira Lepley; sisters-in-law, Kathy Barnes, Marcia Barnes; numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
The family would like to add a special thanks to Tabitha Lane RN for her compassion, love and care she showed not only to Mom and Dad but to Brett and Tammi as well.
Funeral service following Covid-19 guidelines requiring facial coverings, social distancing, and limited number of guests will be on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, 44230. Burial will be at Easton Union Cemetery. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ohio Hospice-Lifecare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH, 44691 or The Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011 or the Orrville Farmers and Sportsman Club, 18473 Shifferly Rd., North Lawrence, OH, 44666. Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com
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Ohio's Hospice LifeCare
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Orrville Farmers and Sportsmans Club
18473 Shifferly Rd., North Lawrence OH 44666