Robert J. Meyer, 79, of Dover, passed away January 12, 2019 in Park Village Healthcare Center at Dover.

Born in New Philadelphia on July 4, 1939, he was the son of the late Carl and Mary (Stringer) Meyer.

After graduating from New Philadelphia High School in 1958, Bob worked at the Union 76 Station K C Car Care. He will long be remembered as having loved to be outside mowing his yard and tending to his property.

He is survived by his children, Julie (Gary Spahr) Meyer of Dover, Marsha (Todd) Tacy of Mineral City, and Bobby (Mary) Meyer of Somerdale; his grandchildren, Tim (Debbie) Isaacs, Tyler Isaacs, Toria Cope, and Todd Tacy; his great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Eddie Isaacs; his step-grandchildren, Chris, Beth, Nathan, Katie, and their children; his sisters, Carolyn Rennicker and Sherry (Wayne) Heter, both of New Philadelphia; his aunt, Janet (John) Goodwin; two special cousins, Mike and Paula Robinson, and Kathleen and Chuck Ferrari; his former wife, Marlene Locker Meyer of New Philadelphia; his dog, Dixie; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in passing by his sisters, Alice Arney and Marilyn Miller; and his step-grandson, Matthew Morris.

Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory on Tuesday, January 15, 2018 from 5 to 8 PM. A service celebrating Bob’s life will be held Wednesday January 16, 2018 at 2:30 PM in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in New Cumberland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Bob’s memory may be directed to either Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663 or the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Rd. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Second Street NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663

Geib Funeral Service
5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622

Geib Pet Crematory
5600 North Wooster Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622