Rev. Robert “Bob” E. Auxier, age 73, of Jackson, Ohio, unexpectedly went to be with his Lord and Savior on July 24, 2019 at Adena Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. Bob was born May 9, 1946 in Jackson, Ohio to the late Ora “Oss” and Nona Auxier.
Bob is survived by his wife of 35 years, Betty Auxier; his children, Leslie (Brian) Diehl of Groveport, Ohio, Robbie (Kimber) Auxier of Wellston, Ohio, Chrissy (Joe) Marks of Hamden, Ohio, Jessica Auxier and Cassandra Auxier, both of Jackson, Ohio; his sisters, Linda (Bud) Costilow and Mary (Carry) Montgomery, all of Jackson, Ohio; brother William “Bill” Auxier of Florida; as well as 13 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Ronald “Dean” Auxier, Edith “Anne” Williams Basham, and Bonnie Zinn.
Bob graduated from Jackson High School in 1965 and joined the United States Air Force after graduation. While in the Air Force he traveled a lot and settled in Auburn, Washington where he met the love of his life, Betty. His pride and joy were his wife, kids, and grandkids, he loved his family deeply. He lived to serve the Lord and spent many years in ministry as a pastor, senior adult pastor, and visitation pastor.
Friends may call on Friday, July 26, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at Fire Church, 901 S. Railroad Ave., Wellston, Ohio 45692 with Pastor David Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Bethesda Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillum.com