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 tmcfunding.com