Robert L. Bowersock

November 21, 1931 - March 7, 2016
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Robert L. Bowersock, age 84 of Wapakoneta, went to be with his Lord and Savior at 9:15 a.m., Monday, March 7, 2016 at Auglaize Acres Nursing Home, Wapakoneta. He was born November 21, 1931 ‘on the kitchen table, between the mashed potatoes and gravy’ in Logan Township, Ohio; to the late Lewis Vere and Carolyn F. Zerkle Bowersock. On September 5, 1954 he married Dorothy Ann McDonald who preceded him in death on February 2, 2008.

Mr. Bowersock retired after 25 years from Spencerville Trim Trends and was a member of the Meadowbrook Baptist Church. Two of his great joys, was spending time with his family and church family.

Survivors include 3 sons – Michael A. (Kit) Bowersock of Wapakoneta; William J. (April) Bowersock of Wapakoneta; Charles A. (Susan) Bowersock of Wapakoneta; a daughter – Judith D. (Anthony) Hartzler of Bellefontaine; 15 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren with 2 on the way; 2 sisters – Jenny Spacht of Cridersville and Norma Green of Buckland; 2 sister-in-laws – Joan Bowersock of Lima and Chris McDonald of Celina.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers – Ralph Bowersock and Richard Bowersock; 3 sisters – Eunice Ritter, Lila Bowersock, and Lois Posey.

Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 10, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Rev. Shawn Hurley will officiate. Burial will follow in Buckland Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meadowbrook Baptist Church.

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Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016

Time: 10:30 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: November 21, 1931
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