Robert Eugene Wyant

August 07, 1928 ‒ July 17, 2007

Delaware, Ohio

Robert Eugene Wyant, 78, of Delaware died early Tuesday morning at Grady Memorial Hospital, Delaware. He was born August 7, 1928 in Delaware to Clyde Wyant and May (Decker) Wyant. He was a 1950 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University and Ohio State University graduate school. He was a member of the Beta Theta Phi Fraternity and the Sigma Zi Chemical Honorary and a longtime member of the Delaware County Fair Board. He also served on the Boy Scouts of America Advisory Council and was an organic chemist for Battelle Research in Columbus. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Suzanne (Manuel) Wyant; 2 daughters, Kathie (Randy) Martin of Ashley and Janet (Chris) Chadwick of Richwood; son, Tim Wyant of Delaware; 7 grandchildren, Trevor, Colin, and Graham Martin, Sarah and Abby Chadwick, and Rebecca and Gregory Wyant; daughter-in-law, Carole Shih-Ying of Chelmsford, Massachusetts; brother, James (Roberta) Wyant of Lancaster. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Geoff. The family will receive friends from
10:00 am – 11:00 am on Saturday, July 21st at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, 1510 W. William St., Delaware where a service of remembrance will be held at the conclusion of the calling hour at 11:00 am. The family will host a gathering after the service in the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home Community Room. Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, P.O. Box 400, Powell, OH 43065 or to the Perkins Observatory, P.O. Box 449, Delaware, Ohio 43015. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting