Obituary for Robert “Bob” Dean Reid

Posted on June 20, 2022

Robert “Bob” Dean Reid 89

of Kenton

Funeral services for Robert “Bob” Dean Reid will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, June 24, 2022 at The Price-McElroy Funeral Home in Kenton with Pastor Doug Pummel officiating. Burial will follow at Grove Cemetery. Friends and family may visit 2 hours prior to service at the funeral home.

Bob died on Tuesday,  June 14, 2022 as a result of an accidental fire at his home he shared with his wife, Phyllis. He was born on May 5, 1933 to the late Dean R. and Thelma B. (Harman) Reid. He married Phyllis R. Hougendobler on June 2, 1956, and they enjoyed 66 years of marriage until her death on June 12, 2022. 

Bob was survived by a nephew, John Hougendobler, and 8 nieces: Leah Yauger, Barbara Martin, Betty Jo McElroy, Ruth Ann Price, Janet Bryant, Karen Hensel, Donna Miller, and Pam Newland. He was preceded in death by nephews Edwin Yauger, Robert Hougendobler, Jr, Raymond Hougendobler, Jr., and a niece Linda Hougendobler. Bob was also survived by several great nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Mae.

Bob graduated from Kenton High School in 1951. He also attended The Ohio State University. 

He proudly served his country in the US Army for 8 years as an Electrical Repair Helper. 

Bob was a lifetime farmer. He retired from Marion County Airport as an Airplane Mechanic. He had also worked for Hensel Ready Mix. 

Bob had his pilot’s license and enjoyed flying his own plane for several years. He was a model airplane enthusiast and made over 50 model airplanes. Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle. Bob was a member of the Goshen Township Farm Bureau Council #33. He enjoyed working with his hands in his shop and around the farm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Marseilles United Methodist Church at 20273 Walnut St., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351-9542 or to a charity of your choice. 

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