Robert Stoup (1937-2018)

Robert Glenn Stoup, 81, of Swanton passed away Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania. He was born Jan. 25, 1937, in Toledo to the late Lucy Eloise (Smith) and Glenn Deleon Stoup. On Sept. 23, 1956, married his beloved wife of 62 years, Arlene Cook, and she survives.

Bob graduated from Fulton Centralized School. He worked for his father at Stoup and Smith Roofing for 28 years. After selling his portion of the business, he went to work for UPS and Meilink Safe, and eventually retired from the Pilliod Cabinet Company.

Bob, along with his wife, were members of the Ma and Pa Bowling League. He enjoyed family camping trips and gardening. Bob served 20 years as a 4-H advisor, and also served as a board member at Ai Union and Fulton Union Church.

Bob will also be greatly missed by his daughter, Dawn (Kyle) Wilcoxon of Wauseon; son, Brian (Kathy) Stoup of Delta; three grandchildren, Derick Stoup and Nicholas and Taylor Wilcoxon; and three step-grandchildren, Marc, Bart, and Bryce Yeager.

He was also preceded in death by his sister, Zita Pfitzer, and brothers, Charles Stoup and Glenn Stoup Jr.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Fulton Union Christian Church with Pastor Tom Bates officiating. Interment followed at Ai Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton Union Christian Church, 5232 County Road HJ, Delta, Ohio 43515.

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