Robert “Bob”Kovalyk

November 28, 1937 - April 11, 2021

11/28/1937 - 04/11/2021

Past Services

Thursday April 15, 2021
Mt. Calvary Cemetery
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 | Directions
Thursday April 15, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Thursday April 15, 2021
1:00 pm
St. John's Catholic Church
415 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Robert William “Bob” Kovalyk, 83 of Bellaire OH passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021, at Country Club Retirement Campus in Bellaire, OH.

He was born November 28, 1937 in Bellaire , OH a son of the late Pete and Carmella (Cottelo) Kovalyk.

Bob was a US Army Veteran, and an avid Bellaire Big Reds fan, where he was active in the Touchdown Club, a volunteer for the Bellaire Relays and an announcer for the football games. He was also very involved in Belmont County Tourism and Christmas in the Park.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Caitlin Fisher.

Surviving are his loving wife, Charlotte Kovalyk whom he married in 1964, Three daughters; Sharon (William) Fisher of Blanchester OH, Jamie (Tobias) Carpenter of Camden SC, and Kelli (Randy) Ramsey of Bellaire OH, one brother, Michael (Rosalie) Kovalyk, Eight Grandchildren; Samantha Fisher, Dana E. Fisher, Patrick Carpenter, Liam Carpenter, Julia Carpenter, Hazel Carpenter, Lilly Ramsey, Two Nephews; Robert Kovalyk, and Michael Kovalyk, and one Niece, Clara Kovalyk.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, OH 43906 on Thursday, April 15, from 11am to until time of mass at 1pm at the St. John’s Catholic Church , Bellaire OH with Fr. Daniel Heusel as Celebrant. Interment to follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Bellaire OH with Full Military Honors

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bellaire Touchdown Club by visiting

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Patty and Steve Valloric
2 years ago

So sorry to hear of Bob’s passing

judith glenn
2 years ago

So hard to lose a loved one. Condolence

Bob Fialkowski
2 years ago

Mike,My prayers are with you on the loss of your brother,he was a loyal Big Red.The memories of your brother will be long lasting.

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum
2 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Robert William Kovalyk, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran, Robert William Kovalyk, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Toni Wright
2 years ago

Sorry for your loss He was a great man and will be sadly missed He is a great loss to the Big Reds Nation

Debbie McNeil
2 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. So sorry for your loss.

John and Laura Pappas
2 years ago

May Bob’s Memory Be Eternal.

Nickie (Marinelli) Severine
2 years ago

Another family member has become an Angel to watch over us. God bless