Robert A. “Bobby” Gaines II

December 31, 1969 ‒ August 28, 2014

Marion, Ohio

Robert A. “Bobby” Gaines II, 38 of Marion passed away unexpectedly on Thursday August 28, 2014. He was born in Marion, Ohio to the late Robert A. Gaines and Frances E. Gaines of Marion who survives. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. He enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, swimming, biking, Ohio State Football and his beloved Steelers. He mostly cherished spending time with his sons. He is survived by his three sons Jerimiah, Malachi and Jaden; two sisters, Christine Romine of Bucyrus, Kim (Steve) Reece of Marion; two brothers, Michael Gaines of Delaware, Ohio and Joshua Gaines of Columbus, Ohio; three nephews, Jesse Thacker Jr, of Marseilles, Seth & Trent Reece of Marion and one niece Sandra Kay Draper of Upper Sandusky and numerous cousins. He was preceded in death by his father and one sister. Family will receive friends from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Directors. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Church, 251 N. Main Street, Marion 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 5, 2014 with Father Thomas Buffer presiding. Burial will follow at Chapel Heights Memory Gardens. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

  • Their are so many words that one could say but we all say WHY. Our Lord knows and when we meet again we”ll know . If there’s anything I can do I will, he will always be in our hearts and loved forever my many. Aunt Fran I’m so so sorry xoxoxox

  • RIP Bob, still baffled since we just seen you! Missing you already bro but i hope your at peace n free from pain now! Our kids have been asking about you already, we’ll make sure they still get to see each other & play together just like you & Chris did! Love ya bro Amber & Chris Saunders

  • We miss you man. I hope your at peace you lived your burdened by pain and other stuff now ur free fly as high as you can now theres no limit to what you can do. We love you and are going to dearly miss you.

  • You have carved your name on our hearts. Your legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you. You will truly be missed Cousin. Rest well Bobby, Until we meet again, Love you. ~Stephanie, Bri, and Brandon

  • You have carved your name on our hearts. Your legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you. You will truly be missed Cousin. Rest well Bobby, Until we meet again, Love you. ~Stephanie, Bri, and Brandon

  • R.I.P You will be missed.I had alot of good memories of you growing up in fair park and I will never forget bob.Tell we meet again lil homie.

  • Sending prayers to his family. He was a very good person. Loved by many and will be deeply missed. Rest in paradise Bobby……

  • I will miss you Brother! Your smile would make my heart skip a beat and flutter but now its sadly broken..This is the Hardest thing I’ve ever had to do is bury my bother and to say good-bye for ever..I didn’t even get a chance to say I LOVE YOU!! RIP Little Bro..I’m not afraid of death now for I know your be in heaven when its my turn to go…

  • RIP Bob, you will always be in our hearts! Thoughts & prayers to Fran & the family! You are gone way to soon! Never forgotten tho!

  • We are so saddened to hear about your death, prayers and condolences for your family, We know how much you loved your children Your suffering has ended and your pain free now Bobby… your gone much too soon, you were such a survivor, I always admired that about you, you never let nothing get you down.. Rest in peace good friend

  • We can still remember Bobby, Jamie & all their friends at Fairpark Elementary. They always had lots of fun. So sorry about Bobby. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you.