GREENVILLE — Robert "Bob" Allan Menke, 38, of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at 8:46 a.m. at Wayne HealthCare. He was born Aug. 29, 1976, in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Thomas and Barbara (Cotten) Menke of Greenville.
He was product engineer at Midmark.
He was a member of EUM Church in Greenville; a Boy Scout leader for Versailles Troup 79; He was a 1994 graduate of Greenville High School; a graduate of Ohio State University with a degree in electrical engineering; and received his master's degree from University of Kentucky.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Stewert and Betty Menke, and Walter Cotten Jr.; aunt: Susan North.
He is survived by his parents; his wife: Erica (Paddack) Menke of Greenville, whom he married Aug. 9, 2014; children: Lauren, Michael, Annabelle, and Megan; sister and brother-in-law: Dr. Anna and Dr. Safet Hatic of Greenville; grandmother: Nancy Cotten of Greenville; uncle: James Michael Menke; aunt: Sheryl Hannah; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Oakland Church of the Brethren, 8058 Horatio-Harris Creek Road, Bradford, Ohio, with Pastor John Sgro officiating. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Erica Menke to go toward the children's college funds. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com