Robert Gossard

1951 - 2019

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Robert Gossard, 67, of Kenton, passed away at 8:21 a.m., Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born on February 18, 1951 in Ashland, OH to the late Warren and Mildred (Coleman) Gossard. He married Barbara Weaver on May 25, 1973, and she survives. Robert is also survived by his daughters: Katherine (Michael) Piper and Mandy (Brandon) France; his grandchildren: Dustin (Letitia) Zachariah, Derick (Marisa) Bailey, Kevin Bailey, Mara France, Bryant Piper, and Jaymie (Nathan) Rodenberger; his great-grandchildren: Hailey, Deakon, Jayden, Braxten, Aizlyn, Carson, Arianna, and Gabriella; his siblings: Dixie (Robert) Shepherd, and Larry Gossard; and his step-siblings: Tom Myers, Bill Myers, Sis Deckling, and Francis Poe. He was preceded in death by his step-siblings: Bob Myers, Don Myers, Dorothy Purcell, and Jean Janca. Robert was U.S. Marine Corp Veteran having served our country in the Vietnam War from 1969-1973. He was a 1969 graduate of Kenton Senior High School. He retired from Rockwell International, where he was a certified Journeyman Welder. Robert was the founder of the Kenton Tae Kwon Do Program and holder of his 1st Degree Black Belt. He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W., Amvets, and N.R.A. He was a member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge, and Moose Lodge. He had served on the Buck Township Zoning Board of Appeals, Ridgemont Local School Board, Hardin County Educational Service Center, Ohio Hi Point Career Center, and was the Past President of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce. Robert was the owner of Green Hills Coach Park and the Mt. Victory Hardware. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 21, 2019, at SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton, with Pastor Jason Manns officiating. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery, Kenton, where full military rites will be conducted by the Amvets Post 1994. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Wednesday at SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.stoutcrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Wednesday, February 20th 2019 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Thursday, February 21st 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Contributions:

    Donor's Choice

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Condolences For Robert Gossard

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To : Mandy France
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Brenda Fahle
Mandy,
So sorry for family loss. You and your family are in my heart and prayers.
Love and Hugsβ€οΈπŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜˜



To : The family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Sean shonkwiler's family
So sorry for your lost. He was a great man and an wonderful ( grandfather ) mentor to Sean. Prayers



To : Barb and family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Bob and Donna
So, so saddened by this untimely news Barb. Condolences to you and the family.



To : The Family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Steve and Liz Bowman
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Barb and all the family!! So sorry for your loss! πŸ˜’πŸ™πŸ’•



To : The Gossard Family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Rob and Rhonda Fogle
So sorry for your loss...keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers, ❀



To : The family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Susan Brickner-Wren and family
I’m so sorry for your loss. Mandy, I’m sending you strength. I know how hard it is for a daughter to say goodbye to her dad. No matter the situation, you’re never ready. I pray for you all.



To : Mandy Mara
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Cherie Alexa
We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father and grandfather. We will continue to lift you up in prayer and ask God to give you His peace that surpasses all understanding πŸ™πŸ» Love to you and your family



To : Mandy France and family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Dawn and Tom Stratton
So sorry for your loss. Please express our condolences to your mom and your family. We always enjoyed your Dad...his sense of humor and his kindhearted nature was his calling card! Big hugs!



To : Barb and family
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Beth Wuethrich Brown
Please accept my condolences in the loss of Bob. May God give you the strength you need as you grieve for your loved one. πŸ™πŸ’•



To : The Family of Bob Gossard
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Marella Wheaton
Sorry for your loss. Prayers to the whole family. He was a wonderful Man. May you all have peace.



To : Barb
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Charlotte Gatien
My sincere sympathy to you and your family. My
Thoughts and prayers are with you
God Bless
Charlotte



To : Family of Bob Gossard
Date :Monday, February 18th 2019
From : Norma Jean Frederick
Just sending my sympathies to all the family of Bob Gossard. He was part of our Hardin Northern class of 1969 for a few years. He was a nice guy, and I know that he will be missed. Wishing you peace!
Norma Frederick



To : Bob's family
Date :Tuesday, February 19th 2019
From : Laura Burris Ball family
So sorry for your loss. Our love, thoughts and prayers to the whole family. God Bless!



To : Mandy Family
Date :Tuesday, February 19th 2019
From : Dave Harmon
Mandy,
As a part of my school family, I just want you to know that I am very sorry for your loss. I know this was unexpected, but your Dad is in a better place now. Please do not hesitate to let me know if or how I can be of support to your family.
Dave



To : GOSSARD FAMILY
Date :Tuesday, February 19th 2019
From : MARY SNYDER
SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. HUGS AND PRAYERS. I ALWAYS HAD LOTS OF LAUGHS WHEN I TALKED TO HIM AT THE HARDWARE AND WHEN HE CAME TO U T C.



To : Robert Gossard
Date :Tuesday, February 19th 2019
From : Preferred Benefits
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family

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To : Mandy Kathy and Barb
Date :Tuesday, February 19th 2019
From : Hopejones
I am sorry to hear of the passing of your dad/husband.May the thought of him in a perfect place bring peace to your heart. god's blessings to you all




To : Bob's family
Date :Wednesday, February 20th 2019
From : Laura Williams
I am thinking of you as you go through this tough time. Bob was such a great man and will be missed by so many, but especially by all of you. I'm sending my loving thoughts along with prayers for comfort for all of you.




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