Orrville — Robert J. “Bob” Weygandt , age 66, of Orrville, died Wednesday, December 16, 2020, at Aultman Hospital in Canton, following a period of declining health.
Bob was born on April 21, 1954, in Orrville, to the late Donald and Carol (Beech) Weygandt, graduated from Smithville High School in 1972, and attended The Ohio State University Agricultural and Technical Institute. He married Sharen K. Nielson on February 22, 2006, in Fredericksburg. Sharen survives.
He was a fifth generation and life-long farmer on the family farm, Ault-Weygandt Farm, which is in the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior 1819.
Bob was a life-long member of the Marshallville Lions Club, Historical Society and American Legion. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan and tailgater, a lover of 1969 Mustangs, and also loved the music group Rush.
In addition to his wife, Sharen, he is survived by a son, Steve Weygandt of Akron; daughter, Amy (Larry) Whetsell of Tallmadge; three grandchildren, Boden Tully, Jocelyn Tully, and Trey Whetsell; step-son, Mitch (Jessica) Lietzke of Wooster; step-daughter, Michele (Allen) Yoder of North Lawrence; three step-grandchildren, Deklan Lietzke, Aizley Lietzke, and Tori Cook; a brother, Mick (Charlene) Weygandt of Wooster; and a niece, Jacki Weygandt of Barberton.
He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Michael D. Weygandt.
Friends may call on Sunday, December 20, 2020, at Auble Funeral Home, 512 East Oak Street, Orrville, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, at Auble Funeral Home, with Pastor Kevin O’Brien officiating. The service will be live streamed at Facebook.com/AubleFuneralHome.
Burial will take place at the St. Michael’s Cemetery in Marshallville.
Visitors are asked to wear masks, practice social distancing, and adhere to posted signs and spacing limitations. Seating may be limited.
Memorials may be made to Marshallville Lion’s Club, PO Box 102, Marshallville, OH 44645 or Marshallville Historical Society, 4 E. Church Street, Marshallville.
Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.