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Robert H.

Of Miamisburg and Centerville, Ohio. Date of Birth: November 12, 1953. Passed: November 20, 2020.

Born in Lansing, Michigan, to Robert F. Wolcott and Nancy B. (Wahl) Wolcott. Predeceased by his parents, and sisters,

Peggy J. Wolcott and Sandra S. Sweetapple. Married 42 years to Kathy J. (Pethe) Wolcott.

Robert is survived by his wife, Kathy, and children, Nicholas A. Wolcott of Kettering, OH; A. Daniel (Melinda Mescher)

Wolcott of Xenia, OH; and Lydia K. Wolcott of Denver CO; three grandsons, Grayson, Easton and Cooper Wolcott, and numerous nieces and nephews, and countless friends.

Robert received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI; Masters of Science in Physiology Degree from the University of Cincinnati; and DDS degree from THE Ohio State University in 1984.

Dr. Wolcott practiced dentistry for 34 years at his dental office in Miamisburg. He was a member of the Episcopal Church for over 40 years, and previously served the church as Senior

Warden. He was active in the American Dental Association, Ohio Dental, and Dayton Dental Societies. Bob was recently given special recognition as a lifetime member of ADA. He

also had been active in the Miamisburg Rotary Club.

Bob was very supportive of his children's sports activities, becoming a certified official for USA Club Swimming, Baracudas' Summer League, YMCA Swimming, High School OHSAA Swimming, and Ohio College Swimming. Swimmers from all over the region will remember him on pool deck

officiating meets. He never missed a Miamisburg high school soccer game and accompanied his son, Daniel, traveling to soccer club meets.

Bob relished life and spending time with his family. His hobbies and interests included travel, camping, reading,

gardening, and attending live music and theatre events,

particularly classic rock concerts. He was an avid Buckeyes and Bengals fan. He and his wife enjoyed trips to Romania, traveling to destinations in the Caribbean, Europe, and the U.S. Their most recent excursion was a cruise in Alaska. Two of his favorite destinations were to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and the beaches along the Atlantic coast.

His most beloved pastime in retirement was being Grandpa to his three grandsons.

A private service for the family will be held at the Gebhart-Schmidt-Parramore Funeral Home in Miamisburg. A Celebration of Life will be planned when the family considers it safe for friends and family to gather.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donations in his name to the Boston University Concussion Legacy

Foundation, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center, or to the Lewy-Body Dementia Association.

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Published in Dayton Daily News on Nov. 22, 2020.
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November 23, 2020
Dr. Wolcott was a keeper. He was one of those dentist that you never went shopping for another dentist for the rest of your life because I had the best and second best just wouldn’t do. He did a lot of work on my teeth. He could sing the words to every song on the speaker, (which impressed the dickens out of me), and he could give you infinite details about the band that was playing. Those are the memories I’ll take with me. Dr. Wolcott, see you in the dental chair somewhere over the rainbow. Love ya, man!
Patsy Disney
November 23, 2020
To Kathy and your family, I'm so sorry for your loss. Bob must have been a great dentist and friend. Im sorry I never met him.
November 23, 2020
We are so sad to hear of your loss. Dr. Wolcott was a kind and wonderful dentist. He always spoke of his family with such love and pride. Our hearts ache for you.
Conrad and Kathy Swensen
November 22, 2020
Very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He has been a friend and colleague since dental school back at OSU. Our actual time together over the years has been limited to officiating at swim meets and Dayton Dental Society events but he has always had a kind word and a giving attitude. He will be truly missed.
Salvatore Marc DiBenedetto
November 22, 2020
I am the Chef at The Memory Care facility that Bob resided in. He was my favorite. We shared a lot of good times and I always tried to make him laugh. He has an amazing family. My prayers and condolences goes out to Kathy and the children. He’s in Gods hands now.
November 22, 2020
I am the Chef at The Memory Care facility that Bob resides in. He was my favorite. We shared a lot of good times and I always tried to make him laugh. He has an amazing family. My prayers and condolences goes out to Kathy and the children. He’s in Gods hands now.
November 22, 2020
Dr. Wolcott was the nicest person and a great dentist.
Ann Niess
November 22, 2020
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
George Jonson
November 22, 2020
I am so saddened to hear of Dr. Wolcott’s passing. He was a kind man who not only treated me for years but took extra care with my son who has special needs and instantly put him at ease. He will be missed!
November 22, 2020
My deepest sympathy Kathy. Prayers for peace for your family.
Teri Wedgewood
November 22, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. We all love you.
Amy Napier
November 22, 2020
Mike and I are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We have many fond memories of him from our trips to Keeneland, camping in Michigan, the fun Halloween parties, and just being neighbors. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was a very kind soul. He will be missed.
Elizabeth Grauwelman
November 22, 2020
Dr. Bob was a brilliant, compassionate, wonderful man & boss. I am so blessed to have worked almost my entire career with him. He will be greatly missed. Love, hugs & prayers to the entire family. Love, Kim
Kimberly Creona
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