Robert N. “Bob” Butcher Jr.

November 23, 1927 ‒ March 31, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Robert N. “Bob” Butcher Jr., age 91, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. He was born on November 23, 1927 in Brandon, Ohio the son of Robert N. and Cecil (McClintick) Butcher Sr.   Robert retired in 1976 after 30 years of employment as an order clerk for Pittsburgh Plate Glass.  He was a member of the Newark Road Church of Christ.

Robert was an outdoorsman that enjoyed fishing and hunting.  He was also a historian and farmer that led to his interest in antiquing, auctions and hunting for arrowheads on his farm.

On September 8, 1947, Robert married the love of his life, Hazel (Robbins) Butcher.  He was a dedicated and devoted husband, father and grandfather that took great enjoyment in his family and their activities.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years Hazel (Robbins) Butcher; two daughters, Patricia (William) Krempel of Mount Vernon and Nancy (Dale) Gallogly of Marysville; four grandchildren, David (Dorothy) Krempel, Tricia Zeiner, Rachel (Doug) Watson and Jessica (Chris) Adams; seven great grandchildren, Alexandria Krempel, Wyatt Zeiner, Gavin Zeiner, Madeline Watson, Evie Watson, Cole Adams and Liam Adams; a brother, Lowell Butcher of Tulsa, Oklahoma; two sisters, Joyce Price of Belpre, Ohio, Margaret Bishop of Westerville; sister-in-law, Freda Chilcote of Bedford and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by an infant brother Keith Butcher.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 beginning at 1 p.m. in Homer Cemetery with Minister Russell Howard officiating.  The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Robert N. “Bob” Butcher Jr.

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  • From our family we send prayers and love to Mr Butchers family. We are the family of Dorothy,Dave & Ali Kremple. We send our condolences.

  • Sincerest condolences and all love to the family, Aunt Hazel and Patty and Nancy. Many many happy memories of loving times together over a lifetime. I will miss him.

  • Dear Hazel and Family, Our hearts were saddened to read about Bob’s passing. He was such a kind man and a great neighbor, when Dick had his upholstery shop next door. You both were so kind to us and entertained us when we visited you in Florida many years ago. He leaves a legacy of a wonderful family and lots of friends. We send you all, our deepest sympathy and friendship. Sincerely, Dick and Susan Huggins/Fredericktown

  • Nancy: So sorry to hear about your dad. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear of the difficult time you all are going through. What a blessing this man was and wonderful memories you will be able to cherish from him. Our family is remembering you through this time and praying for you all.
    Nancy, Dale, Jessi and Rachel… hugs to you and the rest of your beautiful family.
    Lori (Thompson) Carpenter

  • My deepest sympathy goes out to the whole so sorry for your loss .Prayers for the whole family . Sincerely Stacy and Scott Futo .

  • Tricia- I was sorry to hear about the loss of your Grandpa. Praying for your family at this sad time.

  • Hazel and Family: Please accept our sincere condolences on Bob’s passing. May God be with you now and in the coming days & weeks as you have sadness, but also remember all of the good times you had together.

    The Tumbleson Family.

  • Aunt Hazel and family, . So sorry for your loss…May God wrap His loving arms around you and your family. Prayers for strength and comfort during this difficult time.
    Eddie and Jackie McKee

  • I will miss seeing Bob and visiting with him. I always enjoyed getting to know him and Hazel and hearing about the family. My deepest sympathy to all of the family. Hugs to you Nancy!