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Robert Handschumacher

January 4, 1930 — March 30, 2017

Robert G. “Bob” Handschumacher age 87 of Craigsville passed away March 30, 2017.  Bob was born January 4, 1930 in Upperglade and was the son of Lawrence and Freda Crites Handschumacher.  He is also preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Hoover Handschumacher; two brothers, Dana and Eldon Handschumacher and a sister Katherine Cutlip.

Bob was a 23 year Army Veteran retiring as an E9 Master Sergeant.  He was a member of the Glade Lodge #205 Knight of Pythias, Past Patron of Eastern Star, member of the Masonic Lodge, member of The Scottish Rite and a member of the VFW.  He enjoyed golf, playing cards, rabbit hunting, fishing, fishing trips to Lake Erie and loved just being outdoors.

Survivors include his son, Lawrence Handschumacher and his wife Kim of Craigsville, grandsons, Kyle Handschumacher and his wife Christie and Cody Handschumacher; brother, Bill Handschumacher and two sisters, Mary Barger Ayers and Charlotte Jordon.

Graveside service with military honors will be 2:00 PM Sunday April 2nd at Handschumacher Cemetery, Upperglade.  Friends may call 5-8 PM Saturday evening at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen.

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