NEWARK — A graveside funeral service, celebrating the life of Robert “Bob” Mayer, 78, of Newark, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, 18260 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Visitation will be held Monday, Oct. 22, from 5-7 p.m. at Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 179 Granville St., Newark.

Bob was born in Mount Vernon Nov. 27, 1939, to the late Marcel and Myrtle (Spearman) Mayer. He passed away Oct. 17, 2018, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

Prior to retirement, Bob worked at Owens Corning for 34 years. He enjoyed golfing, walking his dog in the park and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Andrea C. (Ridenour) Mayer; children, Robert “Rob” (Laura Mauter Mayer) Mayer Jr., Michele (David) Wright and Scott (Heather) Glasmeier; grandchildren, Ryan Mayer, Alex Mayer, Evan Mayer, Brandon Dauer-Mayer, Grace McMorris, Jesse McMorris and Eric McMorris; and one great-granddaughter, Mylah Gail McMorris.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Mayer McMorris; and brother, James Mayer.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Bob to the American Cancer Society, 5555 Frantz Road, Dublin, OH 43017.

Visit to share a special memory about Bob or to sign an online guest book.

Criss Wagner Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Bob and the Mayer family.


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