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Robert Bethel

January 28, 1926 - February 22, 2018

Robert James Bethel of St. Clairsville, Ohio was taken home by God on February 22, 2018 at the age of 92.

He was born January 28, 1926 a son of the late George and Gladys (Ducker) Bethel in Maynard, Ohio.

He served in the Army during WWII and returned home to attend Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio.

After a short time teaching in Mason, Ohio, Bob returned to St. Clarisville Middle School. He was a science teacher there for 40 years.

He was a long time member of the Thoburn United Methodist Church.

Bob was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard Bethel of Newark, Ohio and William Bethel of St. Clairsville, Ohio.

He is survived by his sister Mary Jane Gummere of Bannock, Ohio and his sisters-in-law: Nancy Bethel of St. Clairsville, Ohio and Mae Bethel of Acworth, GA.

In addition he is survived by his nieces and nephews, WM, Roy (Connie) Gummere of Bannock, Ohio, Richard Alan (Patty) Gummere of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Robert Jay (Kathy) Gummere of Flushing, Ohio, Kirk Bethel of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Brian (Lorie) Bethel of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Sandy Anderson of Newark, Ohio, David (Mary Ann) Bethel of Grandview, Ohio and Jan (Patrick) Goodall of Acworth, GA.

He also has many great-nieces and nephews whom he cherished.

Family and friends will be received at the Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 204, W. Main St. St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950 on Monday February 26, 2018 from 11 am until time of service at 1 pm with Pastor Tom Jones officiating.

Military Honors will be conferred by the Belmont County Council of the American Legion. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Red Devils Football program or to Thorburn United Methodist Church by going to “TMCFunding.com”.

Share your thoughts and memories of Robert with the family at www.beckaltmeeyr.com

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location:

Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home

204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950


Service Information

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm

Location:

Beck-Altmeyer Funeral Home

204 West Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, February 26, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Union Cemetery

211 Maple Ave.
St. Clairsville, OH 43950


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