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Robert J. and Joyce L. DeWees

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Robert J. and Joyce L. DeWees Obituary
DeWees Robert J. DeWees, 89, born in Zanesville, OH, went home to the Lord on May 30, 2014. World War II veteran earning 2 bronze stars. Graduated from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. Began his career at Columbus Pharmacal, then Nicklaus Prescription Center, and owned DeWees Prescriptions for over 30 years. Bob was a member of Rotary. Joyce L. DeWees, 84, born in Zanesville, OH, died on June 4, 2014, 5 days after her beloved husband, Bob. Wife, mother, and office manager of DeWees Prescriptions. Bob and Joy married 62 years ago and raised their three sons, David, Braden, and Jeffrey in Upper Arlington. Long-time members of First Community Church. They loved their family, friends, patients, and OSU sports. Bob especially loved golfing. They were preceded in death by their parents (Watson and Edith DeWees, Ray and Sylvia Thompson), sons Braden and Jeffrey, sister and husband Jane and Robert Smith, brother and wife Don and Toshi Thompson. Survived by son, David (Deborah); grandchildren, Elizabeth, Susan and Lesley; great-grandchildren, Isabelle, Hannah, Cameron, Tess, and Kenzie; brother and sister-in-law, Ray and Annamae Thompson. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 14 at 2 p.m. at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Rd., Columbus, OH with Rev. Gerald Murphy presiding. Visitation will be 2 hours prior to service. Contributions may be made to the . Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory of Bob and Joy DeWees.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 8, 2014
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