TROY — Robert E. "Bob" Beaver, 90 of Troy, formerly of Covington, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014, at Caldwell House in Troy. Robert was born in Piqua on July 4, 1923, to the late Frank and Estella (Clingan) Beaver.
He was a Houston High School graduate, co-owner of Beaver-Heilman Ford, a farmer, a member of the Covington Church of the Brethren, a member of the Covington Kiwanis, a member of the Covington Bucc Boosters and a member of the Covington Chamber of Commerce.
He was preceded in death by his parents; loving wife of 67 years, Jean A. (Taylor) Beaver, just 5 months ago; four brothers, John, Frank, Walter and Lester Beaver; and three sisters, Rosella Fair, Laura Davidson and Erma Dill.
Robert is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Cheryl Beaver of Troy; daughter and son-in-law, Sherri and Larry Ganger of Troy; six grandchildren, Jeffrey and Lori Ganger of Georgia, Jamie and Renee Ganger of Troy, Jeremy Ganger and fiancee Becky Mills of Troy, Joe and Alison Ganger of Georgia, Megan and Ryan Noll of Troy, Erin and Brandon Coate of West Milton; 13 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandsons; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lois and Max Heilman of Covington; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home with Pastor Michael Yingst officiating. Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service Monday at the funeral home. If desired, contributions may be made to Covington Church of the Brethren, 101 N. Wall St., Covington, OH 45318. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockerfraley.com.