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Robert "Bob" Uber

February 18, 1947 ~ January 23, 2020 (age 72)


Robert H. Uber, 72, passed away on January 23, 2020 at Santa Cruz Hospital in Green Valley, AZ. 

Bob was the first born son of Robert and Henrietta and spent an idyllic childhood growing up on North Hill.  He graduated from North High School as an outstanding athlete which shaped his outlook on life and created life-long friends. He had the honor of playing in the Ohio All Star football game.   After 50 years in the elevator business he retired from Lerch Bates Consulting, where he continued to work as a part time consultant.

He could out-drive anyone on the golf course and enjoyed 40+ years golfing in Myrtle Beach with his buddies. He lived life to the fullest and was happiest surrounded by family and friends. His greatest joy was his children and grandchildren, which led to many cross county road trips to Seattle, Phoenix and Texas.  He also enjoyed wintering in Arizona.  Bob was a board member at the Polish American Club and enjoyed working the Friday night Fish Fry.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his in laws Jack and Alice Turner and brother in law Ron Earvin.  He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jane (Turner), his daughters Lisa (Robert) McGowen, and Cara Gaylor and his son Chris (Zoey) Uber.  His beloved grandchildren, Mackenzie and Kelsey McGowen, Madison and Hunter Uber and Alice and Lauren Gaylor.  He leaves behind his sister Janet (Tom) Lawrence, brothers Larry (Cherie) and John (Becky).  Sisters and brother in laws Judy and Fred Abood and Jill Earvin.   Many nieces and nephews.  And his much loved Airedale, Aggie.

Funeral Service will be Tuesday, 11:00 am at Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home, 936 North Main Street, Akron, OH 44310 (corner of N. Main St. and Mildred Ave.).  Visitation will be Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the funeral home.  Robert's final resting place will be Chestnut Hill Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Polish American Club of Akron, 472 E Glenwood Ave, Akron, OH 44310 or The Humane Society of Akron, 7996 Darrow Road Suite 30, Twinsburg, OH 44087.

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February 3, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home
936 North Main Street
Akron, OH 44310

Funeral Service
February 4, 2020

10:00 AM
Hennessy-Bagnoli-Moore Funeral Home
936 North Main Street
Akron, OH 44310


Polish American Club of Akron
472 East Glenwood Avenue, Akron OH 44310
Tel: 1-330-253-0496

The Humane Society of Akron
7996 Darrow Road, Suite 30, Twinsburg OH 44087
Tel: 1-330-487-0333

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