Robert Denton “Papa Vroom Vroom” Napier Jr – September 1, 2017

Robert Denton “Papa Vroom Vroom” Napier Jr, 63, of New Philadelphia passed away at his home.

A son of the late Robert Denton Napier Sr. and the late Minnie Lavonne (O’Banion) Napier, Bob was born April 1, 1954 at Louisville, Kentucky.

Bob was a member of the Dover Eagles and the New Philadelphia V.F.W. He enjoyed riding his Harley-Davidson Motorcycle as well as fishing and shooting target practice. Most of all, Bob cherished the time spent with his grandchildren who affectionately called him “Papa Vroom Vroom”.

He is survived by his children, Stephanie (Jon) Napier-Gump, Leslie (Shane) Blake, Andrew Napier and Alex (Natalie) Napier all of New Philadelphia; his grandchildren, Xaden Robert Mann, Kolten and Kaelyn Napier and Cael, Gaven and Karter Blake; a sister, Debra (Dana) Stinson of Morehead, Kentucky; a brother, Mike (Pam) Napier of Evansville, Indiana; a sister-in-law, Candy Napier of Lexington, Kentucky; a brother-in-law, Bruce (Cathy) Mattingly of Morehead, Kentucky and many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Rodney Napier.

In keeping with Bob’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services at this time and cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

In keeping with the spirit of Bob’s support of his grandchildren, contributions may be made in his memory to the Epilepsy Foundation, 8301 Professional Place, Landover, MD 20785 or to the Autism Spectrum Disorder Foundation, 228 W. Lincoln Highway, Schereville, IN 46375.

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