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Robert "Bob" L. Freemyer

July 5, 1930 — March 7, 2023

Robert "Bob" L. Freemyer, 92, of Fort Recovery, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at Persimmon Ridge Rehab Center in Portland, Indiana.


He was born on July 5, 1930, in Jay County, Indiana, to the late Floyd and Alta (Leonhard) Freemyer.


In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his siblings, Onnalea Berry and Glenn Freemyer.


Bob is survived by his niece, Jane (Richard) Wright of Sturgis, Michigan; and his nephews, Tom (Susan) Berry of Angola, Indiana, and Dennis (Dori) Freemyer of Terrell, North Carolina.


Bob was a 1948 graduate of Fort Recovery High School. He continued his education at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where he received his bachelor's degree. Bob then received his master's degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Bob worked for Jay County Schools as a Math teacher for 36 years. He also served his country honorably in the United States Army.


Bob loved his community and was active throughout his life in many organizations, such as, Fort Recovery Historical Society, Fort Recovery Chamber of Commerce, Portland Breakfast Optimist Club, where he was a life member, the Indiana Retired Teachers Association, Jay County Retired Teachers Association, and was a life member of the National Teachers Association. Bob was also a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Recovery.


He was also a member of the Fort Recovery Masonic Lodge 539, the Jay County Masonic Lodge 87, Order of Eastern Start Chapter 81, the Scottish Rite, Valley of Fort Wayne and the Valley of Dayton, a 32nd Degree Mason, and the Mizpah Shrine Temple of Fort Wayne.


A celebration of Bob's life will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 13, 2023, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fort Recovery with Pastors Robin Owen, Paul Young, Doug Meyer and Don Pletcher officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Hill Cemetery.


Guests may visit with Bob's family on Sunday, March 12, 2023 from 1:00 PM until 5:00 PM at Brockman Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, and again on Monday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church, Fort Recovery. A Masonic Service will be held on Sunday at 5:00 PM at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, PO Box 603, Ft. Recovery, Ohio 45846 or the Shriners Hospitals for Children, PO Box 947765, Atlanta, GA 30394


Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, March 12, 2023

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Brockman Boeckman Funeral Home

308 S. Wayne St., Fort Recovery, OH 45846

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Monday, March 13, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Monday, March 13, 2023

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Burial

Spring Hill Cemetery

234 OH-119, Minster, OH 45865

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