Robert W. "Bob" Creamer
age 72, of Dover, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in Oak Pointe Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Baltic, following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Born Jun. 6, 1940, in Dover, Bob was the son of the late Clarence and Rose Ann Shocksneider Creamer. He attended school at Winfield and graduated from Dover High School. Bob served honorably in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Army. Following his discharge, he was employed by CSX from which he retired after thirty years of service. Bob was a member and past-commander of the Army-Navy Garrison at New Philadelphia. He had a keen interest in history, and proudly served as a Revolutionary War re-enactor at events at both Fort Laurens at Bolivar and Fort Pitt at Pittsburgh.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Kight Creamer, whom he married on July 3, 1985; two sons, Robert Creamer II of Midvale and Terry (Machelle) Hughes of Columbus; a daughter, Regina (George "Chip") Green of New Philadelphia; seven grandchildren, Josh (Jenny), Justin (Stacy) and Kayla Green, Payton Hughes, Clay Morris, Robert III and Christopher Creamer; four brothers, Lawrence (Cindy) White of Uhrichsville, Melvin "Skip" (Julia) White and Jay (Shelley) Reiss, both of Massillon, and Tim (Cheri) Reiss of Dover; many nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held. Arrangements are in the care of the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home & Crematory, Dover. To sign an online guestbook and share a fond memory of Bob, please visit the Obituaries and Flowers link on the funeral home's website. The family suggests that contributions in Bob's memory be made to Tridia Hospice, 8025 Corporate Cir., North Royalton, OH 44133.
Published in The Times Reporter on Nov. 25, 2012