Robert E. Brown (Bob), 73 of Bellaire, Ohio died Saturday June 11, 2016 at UPMC Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Bellaire, OH on August 7, 1942 to the late Robert L and Gail (Meek) Brown.
Bob was employed for over 40 years by Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation and retired as Manager of Sales Engineering for Wheeling Corrugating Co. Bob was a past president of the Steel Deck Institute.
Bob was an active member of the Shadyside First Presbyterian Church for over 50 years and was currently serving as Clerk of Session.
He was a member of the Bellaire Ionic F&AM Lodge #438.
Bob loved the Lord, his family, his profession, and the family farm. He was particularly proud of his grandchildren and loved them all so much.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sister-n-law, Shirley Kanzigg, Brother-in-law, Ralph Brinker and a grandson Derek Brown Elgart.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Mary Jane (Polivka) Brown and his sons, Robert (Janell) Brown of Shadyside, Ohio and Todd (Amy) Brown of Coshocton, Ohio as well as two sisters, Josephine Brown Brinker of Bellaire, Ohio and June (Jim) Schlernitzauer of Shadyside, Ohio as well as a Brother-in-law, Lester Kanzigg of Neffs, Ohio. In addition he is survived by his grandchildren, Abigail, Jacob, Elizabeth, Noah, Marcus and Luke along with a niece and four nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Ave in Shadyside, Ohio 43947 on Tuesday June 14, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday June 15 at the Shadyside First Presbyterian Church with Rev. David Roberts officiating.
Burial will follow in Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Shadyside First Presbyterian Church.
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