Robert "Bob" W. Connolly Sr

July 19, 1938 ~ November 26, 2021 (age 83)


CLINTON – Robert W. “Bob” Connolly Sr., age 83 passed away unexpectedly on November 26, 2021.

Born on July 19, 1938 in Meigs County, OH to the late Charles H. and Rose Ann (Johnson) Connolly, he was a resident of Clinton since 1968, previously of Canal Fulton.  Bob was employed by Ohio Brass until its closure in 1986, and then was a self-employed contractor for many years.  He enjoyed spending time with friends and helping others with their projects.

Preceded in death by his brothers, Cliff, Jim, Richard, Charles “Gus”; sisters, Ilah (Jim) Frey, Charlotte Smith, long time special friend and companion, Naomi Confere, he is survived by his children, Steve (Marie) Connolly of Norton, Robert Jr. (Traci) Connolly of Barberton; sister, Sandy Croft of Canal Fulton; sisters-in-law, Barbara Connolly, Sandy Connolly, Shari Connolly, other family and friends.

Per Bobs wishes, cremation has taken place and private services will be held by the family at a later date.  To honor Bob’s memory, share a cup of coffee with a friend.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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