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Robert Lynn McPherson

May 13, 1945 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Robert Lynn McPherson "Mayor Bob", 76, of Reynoldsburg, OH, peacefully passed away on November 10, 2021 at his home. Bob was born May 13, 1945 to the late James Howard and Ella Caroline (Sanford) McPherson in Marietta, OH. Bob served as the Mayor of the City of Reynoldsburg, OH from 1988 until he retired in 2008. Bob graduated from Reynoldsburg High School in 1963. He then served in the United States Navy from 1962 (early entry) to 1967 on the USS Springfield CLG-7. He earned a BSBA from Franklin University in 1977. Bob was a real estate broker with USA-1 and also owned an appraisal company and a real estate sign company. He was elected to Reynoldsburg City Council in 1986 and served a two-year term. He served on many boards and commissions throughout his career. Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Karen McPherson, and his first wife Carol McPherson; his six children: Michelle (Mark) Bradbury, Renee (JT) Ferguson, Bobby (Rhonda) McPherson, Patrick (Erin) McPherson, Sarrah (Bryan) Muroski, and Erinn (Marc) Frazer; twelve grandchildren: Alaina (Josh) Greer, Collin Bradbury, Thomas, Marcus and Janae Ferguson, Zach Crabtree and Connor McPherson, Chase McPherson and Maddox Skoczen, Taylor, Aiden and Mason Frazer; great-grandchildren Gracelyn and Allison Greer; and his beloved cousins John (Bonnie) Flannery and Jim (Cindy) Flannery, both of Marietta, OH, and their families. Special recognition to Hospice of Central Ohio and to Michael Bowles, his dedicated nurse of two years. A memorial celebration of Bob's life will be held on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, from 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm at Pfeifer Funeral Home, Reynoldsburg, OH. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bob's memory to Reynoldsburg Helping Hands or Reynoldsburg Truro Historical Society.

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Services

Memorial Gathering
Wednesday
November 17, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Pfeifer Funeral Home
7915 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

Memorial Gathering
Wednesday
November 17, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pfeifer Funeral Home
7915 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

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