Robert “Bob” Warren formerly of Sidney, Ohio passed away June 7, 2013 at his home in Ft. Myers, Florida where he lived with Judith Richards Warren. He was at home and recovering from a brief illness and heart surgery.
Robert was born September 19, 1942 in Jackson, Ohio to Delbert Roy Warren and Phyllis Marrow Warren. He was preceded in death by both parents; his brother, Delbert Warren of Springfield, Ohio, and his sister, Marie Warren Eubanks, also of Springfield.
He is survived by Judy Warren; his daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Gary Hoyle of Greenville, Ohio and his son, Rob Warren, also of Ft. Myers, Florida; his sister, Mary Hughes of Springfield, Ohio and family, Scott Schaeffer, Todd Schaeffer of Asheville, NC, Nachelle Schaeffer of Ft. Myers, Florida; many nieces and nephews and good friends, including Richard Hileman of Troy, Ohio.
Bob attended Jackson High School, served in the U.S. Navy, and shortly after Bob and Judy moved to Sidney in 1964. Their children attended Hardin Houston schools and Bob was very active in the community. He was a referee, umpire, PTO member, sports announcer for WMVR, rarely missed a sporting event, and was an avid Ohio teams fan. He also played softball, golfed and bowled on many leagues for teams related to his various jobs, such as BF Goodrich, Perfecto and eventually his own business, Olympic Trophy and Awards in Piqua and Troy, Ohio.
Bob moved to Ft. Myers in the mid-1980s where he also ran his business, worked with his son and remained very active. Bob was an Elks member, serving as exalted ruler four times and worked with the women’s auxiliary and the children’s charity. He was a lifelong member of the Eagles, a Moose member and an American Legion member. Bob called Bingo every Monday night at Meyer-Lee Country Club and enjoyed many other outings.
Please join the family in a memorial celebration of Bob’s life, to be held at the Eagles of Troy, Ohio on Sunday, September 29, 2-4 p.m. (located at 225 N. Elm Street, Troy, Ohio 45373).
Thanks to Richard Hileman and the Eagles Aerie #971. Contact any family member for more information. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite children’s charity.