He was born Nov. 10, 1934, in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Roscoe and Freda (Ames) Boldman.
Robert was a lifelong resident of Champaign County and attended Urbana schools. He retired from WB Marvins as a supervisor after many years of service. He enjoyed flea markets and catching up with old friends.
Robert is survived by his wife, Trudy McCall, whom he married Dec. 4, 2016; son, Darrell (Marlene) Boldman; grandchildren, Jennifer (Ryan) Horton, Ashley (Micah) Gregory, Tyson Mosbarger, Sarah Rowe, Kylee (Jordan) Green, Bradley Mosbarger, Shelly Ball, Aaron Gibson; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Caryl Boldman; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 59 years, Virginia "Ginny" Mae Boldman; daughter, Lori Horsley; brothers, Ralph Boldman, Arthur “Art” Boldman, and Donald Boldman; and sisters, Phyllis Moody, and Cloa Frost.
A gathering of family and friends will be noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home, North Lewisburg, Ohio. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m., in the funeral home, with the Pastor David Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Jenkins Chapel Cemetery, Cable.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Miami Valley Chapter, 31 West Whipp Road, Dayton, OH 45459.
Condolences may be made to the family at vernonfh.com.