Robert E. “Uncle Bob” Dowalter Jr.

April 20, 1951 ‒ March 07, 2010

Marengo, Ohio

Robert E. “Uncle Bob” Dowalter Jr., age 58, of Marengo died Sunday afternoon, March 7, 2010 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born in Delaware, Ohio on April 20, 1951 the son of the late Robert E. Dowalter Sr. and Betty L. (Thompson) Dowalter.

He attended Highland High School and was a Veteran of the United States Navy.

Uncle Bob had friends all over the county, especially in Marengo where he never missed an opportunity for a good time. Those friendships ran so deep that most of Marengo made the journey to Columbus to visit him in the hospital.

A sports fanatic, Uncle Bob loved his NASCAR and his “buddy” Dale Earnhardt Jr. He also followed UFC and was a fan of the Browns, Patriots, and of course, The Ohio State Buckeyes. He even had his living room decorated in the Scarlet and Grey.

He will be missed by his brothers Gary L. and his wife Bonnie of Caledonia, Rick and his wife Janet of Edison, and Steve of Mount Gilead; his best friend Phillip Nunn of Marengo; step-daughter Yvonne Lewis of Mount Vernon; step-sister Sue (Bill) Prichard of West Virginia; a special niece Lynn Simpkins and her husband Gerald Richardson; a special friend Becky Asbury; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside services will take place at a later date in Homer, Ohio.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the family, c/o the Snyder Funeral Home, 76 South Main Street, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338.

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