Robert J. "Bob" Post

Robert J. "Bob" Post

CORNING: Robert J. "Bob" Post 97 of Corning passed away Thursday December 27, 2012 at the Laurels of Athens.

He was born October 18, 1915 in Hatfield Station the son of the late George and Sylvia Sawyer Post.

Bob was the Owner-Operator of Post Logging, he enjoyed farming, had a larger than life personality was Logger of the year, patron of Spencer Ridge Church, and was a graduate of Corning High School.

He is survived by his son Buck(Barbara) Post; daughters Sue(Bill) Merckle, Carolyn Wiedner, Kay McClelland, Dottie Post and Debbie(Rodney) Mick; daughter-in-law Diane Post; 28 grandchildren; 49 great-grandchildren; and 21 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Marvel G. McGee Post; daughter Dixie Craig; son Bobby Post; son-in-laws John Craig, Donald Wiedner and Bobby McClelland; brothers Dick, Gene, Denzil and Wesley Post; sisters Hazel Fisher, Leathel Dawson and Helen VanHorn; granddaughter Beth Ann West; grandsons Billy Joe and Mike McClelland; great-grandchildren Frank Merckle, Caleb, Collin and Josie Post.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1pm on Sunday December 30, 2012 at the Spencer Ridge Church with Rev Richard Newlon officiating.

Friends may call anytime after 2pm on Saturday at the J. E. Humphrey Funeral Home 118 W. Walnut Street, Shawnee and from 11am until 1pm at the church on Sunday.

Interment: Dew Cemetery

The family would like to give thanks to the staffs of O'bleness Hospital and The Laurels of Athens.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Spencer Ridge Church 9596 State Route 13 Glouster, OHIO 45732

Published in the Times Recorder on Dec. 29, 2012