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Robert B. Ferrell

November 4, 1932 September 14, 2018
Robert  B. Ferrell
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Obituary for Robert B. Ferrell

Robert B. Ferrell, 85 passed away at his home, surrounded by family on Friday September 14, 2018. Bob currently lived in Mt. Vernon and had previously lived in Lodi, Ohio for most of his adult life. He was born on November 4, 1932 in Pomeroy, Ohio to William Harley and Elsie (Roberts) Ferrell.
Bob served in the Army in active duty during the Korean War as a troop train engineer taking the men to the front line and bringing the wounded back. He also served as a frogman during his active duty. Bob retired from Consolidated Freightways where he received the distinguished 3 million mile safe driving award. He was a member of Amity United Methodist Church, Mt. Vernon Veterans of Foreign Wars and Lodi American Legion Post 523.
Bob is survived by his wife of 20 years, Donna (Cummings) Ferrell. His children, Debbie (Tom) Groetz and Tim (Pam) Ferrell. He has two grandchildren, Gary (Kristen) Groetz and Christi Nelson and 3 great grandchildren, Addison, Emily and Gage and brothers Charles and Richard (Karen) Ferrell. Bob also has two step sons, Gary (Terri) and Steve Harper and 4 step grandchildren, Cody, Cody, Wyatt and Katelynn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Kessel, Glen, Bill, and Jack. His sisters, Marie Hauck, Elladene Watson, Eloise Smith, Mildred Miller, Jean Keele and infant sister Florence.
A memorial service will be held Thursday September 20, at 11 AM at Parker Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi (330-948-1122). Visitation will be from 10-11 AM on Thursday. Military services and interment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio in Bob’s memory.
Online condolences may be shared at www.parkerfuneralhomes.com .


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Visitation

Thursday

20

Sep

10:00 AM 9/20/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Memorial Service

Thursday

20

Sep

11:00 AM 9/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi

210 Medina Street
Lodi, OH 44254

Parker & Son Funeral Home - Lodi
210 Medina Street Lodi 44254 OH
United States

Inurnment

Thursday

20

Sep

1:00 PM 9/20/2018 1:00:00 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

10175 Rawiga Rd.
Seville, OH 44273

Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Rd. Seville 44273 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of North Central Ohio

1050 Dauch Drive
Ashland, Ohio 44805
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