Robert A. Massey, age 73 of Clyde, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at Bay Park Hospital, Oregon, Ohio. He was born on February 10, 1948 in Bowling Green, Ohio, the son of the late Albert and Doris (Seem) Massey.
Bob attended Townsend School and graduated from Margaretta High School in 1966. After graduation, he worked for Gulf Oil at the Ohio Turnpike plaza in Vickery. Bob proudly served in the United States Army from 1969-1971 and then returned to work at Gulf Oil. For 30 years, Bob was owner/operator of Massey Lawn Service. He also spent a number of years hauling propane in the winter for Myers Bottled Gas in Sandusky. His second career began when he and his wife founded Nana & Papa’s Kettle Corn, which they enjoyed operating together until retirement. Over the years, Bob could always be counted on to help a friend, family member, or neighbor in need
Bob was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Vickery. He enjoyed fishing with his friends, getting together to play cards, spending time with family, and especially, babysitting his great granddaughters with his wife, Judy, on Wednesdays.
Bob married Judith A. Miller on September 18, 1971. They both passed away on August 18, 2021, just one month shy of their 50th anniversary.
Survivors include two children, Cherie (Rich) Oddo of Bellevue and Robert L. (Rachel) Massey of Castalia; two granddaughters, Taylor (Joseph) Sickler and Peyton Massey (Caleb Adams, fiance); two great granddaughters, Riley and Dani Sickler; five siblings, Sue (Jerry) Chambers of Clyde, Diane Lynn Wright of Clyde, Debra (Ralph) Standiford of Elkview, WV, Steve Massey of Clyde, and Cindy (Thomas) McKee of Millington, Tn.
A walk through visitation, entering the front door and exiting the back door, will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 10:00 am until Noon at Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio. The graveside service will be held at McPherson Cemetery, at 12:30 pm, with military rites.
Memorials may be made, if desired, to the American Heart Association or organization of choice.
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