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John Robert W. Bame

September 4, 1939 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

John Bame Obituary

John Robert “Bob” Bame, 84, of Findlay passed away at 9:05am Monday, February 12, 2024 at Sunrise Assisted Living. He was born on September 4, 1939 in Bluffton, Ohio to the late Clifton B. and Lorena D. (Wise) Bame. He married Gloria Thompson on August 12, 1961 and she preceded him in death, on October 25, 2022.

He is survived by a daughter, Deborah (Gary) Dick of Findlay; daughter-in-law Carrie Bame of Findlay; three grandchildren, Jeremy (Lisa) Dick of Michigan, Josh (Kendyl) Bame of Findlay, Ohio and Amber (Brad) Couchot of Jenera, Ohio; three great grandchildren, Darren Dick and Charlotte Couchot and Dahlia Couchot.

Bob is also survived by two brothers, Marvin (Linda) Bame of North Carolina, Laverne (Marilyn) Bame of Alabama; and a sister, Carolyn Robinson of Bluffton.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Bame of Findlay; a brother, Edgar E. Bame, and a former brother-in-law, Marty Robinson; three sisters-in-law, Cathie, Sharon and Sally Thompson, and a niece, Lori Amstutz.

Bob was self-employed. He and Gloria owned Bame’s Garden Center and Findlay Power Equipment and Farm. He was also formerly employed at the G & W Sugar Beet Plant.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 14, 2024 followed by the funeral service officiated by Pastor Matthew Nowak at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Bishop Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cancer Patient Services, 1800 North Blanchard Street, Suite 120, Findlay, Ohio 45840.

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February 14, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home
500 Lima Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840

Funeral Service
February 14, 2024

11:00 AM
Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home
500 Lima Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840


Cancer Patient Services
1800 North Blanchard Street, Suite 120, Findlay OH 45840


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