Monday, July 19, 2021

Robert T. “Bob” Olwine Jr. (July 7, 2021)

Robert T. “Bob” Olwine Jr. age 92 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:14 PM Wednesday July 7, 2021 at the Brethren Retirement Community of Greenville.  Bob was born February 13, 1929 in Greenville and the son of the late Robert T. and Lessie (Runner) Olwine.

Bob and his wife Barbara were the owners of Fourman’s Mens and Ladies Wear and Fourman’s Bridal and Formal Wear retiring in 1999.

He was a Veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Army.  A member of the First United Methodist Church, V.F.W., Masonic Lodge and Elks Lodge all of Greenville.  In addition, a past member of the Greenville Kiwanis Club, had served on the Greenville City Service Commission and much earlier years was active in the Boy Scouts and Little League Baseball.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by aunts and uncles Martha & Byron Davenport, Virginia & Ray Delk as well as Blanche & Galen Fourman.

Bob is survived by his wife Barbara (Buckley) Olwine of Greenville.  They were married in July 8, 1951.  Also children Steve Olwine of Greenville, Tom (Sherri) Olwine of Bellbrook and Ed  Olwine of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren Tiffany (Kurt) Labig, Brooke (Scott) Day, Brittany (Rob) Olwine, Jeff Monbeck and Mark (Erica) Monbeck as well as great grandchildren Kie, Keely, Kade, Kinsley, Hope, Ava, Landan, Bryce, Forest and Cidney. 

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Monday July 12, 2021 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor John McRoberts officiating.  Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery where Full Military Graveside Services will conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM in the funeral home with the Greenville Masonic Lodge conducting a Masonic Memorial Service at 4:00 PM followed by the Greenville Elks Lodge conducting a Lodge of Sorrow Service. 

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the Alzheimer’s Association

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