Robert E. “Bob” Verhovec, Sr., 78, of Rayland, OH, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 11, 1943 in Rayland, OH, a son of the late William and Anna (Koran) Verhovec. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Verhovec; daughter, Tammy Gaydos; son, Jimmy Bednarek; and a grandson, Buddy Blankenship.
Bob worked for 13 years at Satralloy, he then worked at Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corp for 24 years until his retirement. He served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. He was a former member of the Tiltonsville American Legion Post 153 and enjoyed fishing and hunting.
Surviving are his wife, Minnie (Pasco) Bednarek-Verhovec, whom he married on Dec. 5, 2019; four children, John Verhovec and his companion Tammy Clevenger of Columbus, OH; Monica Blankenship of Columbus, OH Robert “Bobby” Verhovec, Jr. and his companion Lisa Beverage of Rayland, OH; William “Bowback” Bednarek and his companion Crystal Eshbaugh of Smithfield, OH; three sisters, Sylvia Miller of Rayland, OH, Sandy (Bill) Tyson of Wintersville, OH and Shirley Fluharty of Mesa, AZ; fifteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Wheeler Funeral Home, 712 Third St., Brilliant, Ohio on Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. until the time of his funeral services at 8:00 pm with Kenny Kourim, Jr., officiating.
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