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Robert "Bob" N. Pontius

October 25, 1930 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 89)

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Robert “Bob” N. Pontius, 89 of Ashville passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at Wyngate in Circleville, OH.  Bob was born on Oct. 25, 1930 to the late Norman and Georgia (Arledge) Pontius in Ashville, OH.  Bob was a graduate of Walnut Township School where he received the Bob Bowsher Basketball Award in 1949.  Bob was a lifelong farmer and had also worked at DuPont for 27 years. Bob was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

He is also preceded in death by siblings Harold, Jim, Mary Forquer and Norman Pontius Jr.

Bob is survived by wife Patricia A. (Foreman) Pontius; sons Rick (Darlene), Craig (Denise) and Tom (Wanda) Pontius; grandchildren Jenny, Devan (Jakye) and Jason (Christie) Pontius, Ryan (Lori) Pontius and Tracy (Nick) Rieke,  Brandon (Christa) and Nicholas (Kara) Pontius; 9 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 21st at Reber Hill Cemetery, Winchester Rd. Ashville with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating.  In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to:  Trinity Lutheran Church, 135 E. Mound St. Circleville, OH 43113.  Arrangements and Care of Family by Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, Ashville.  Online condolences at

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Graveside Service
August 21, 2020

1:00 PM
Reber Hill Cemetery
16810 Winchester Rd.
Ashville, OH 43103

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