Bryan, Robert H. “Bob” age 81 passed away on February 20, 2017 at Miami Valley Hospital. Bob was born August 5, 1935 in Reinersville, Ohio to the late William Henry Bryan and Ethel Bryan Wolfe. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Freda “Ace” Bryan.
Bob was a father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend to all he met. He is survived by 2 daughters, Gail Comer (Mark) of Tipp City and Pam Trauthwein (Rick) of Oakwood; 5 grandchildren, Bryan (Caitlin), Allen and Erica Comer, Danielle Thompson and Brooke Trauthwein; 3 great grandchildren, Peyton, Cooper and Harper; sister, Frances Walter Boatman; brothers- and sister-in-law, Richard Williamson, Robert and Barbara Rolfe.
He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School in 1953 where he played Varsity basketball and was known as “Double Jump.” Bob worked at the Frigidaire Division of GM as an Apprentice Electrician where he met the love of his life, Freda “Ace.” He then worked at Monsanto for 30 years as an Engineer Manager. After retiring he worked at NASA Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral as an Electrical Consultant. Bob was especially proud of the fact that in his entire career he was never once tardy or absent from work. In his free time Bob enjoyed playing golf and was a funny and witty individual who derived great pleasure making his family laugh.
Visitation is Friday, February 24th from 10 – 11:30 AM at FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL HOME, 327 W. Main Street, Tipp City, OH 45371. The funeral service will start immediately after the visitation at 11:30 AM with Pastor Bonita Ritchie officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Hill Cemetery in Tipp City.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be sent to the American Cancer Association in Bob’s name.