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Robert Croskey Boals

January 30, 1946 — April 20, 2024

Hopedale, Ohio

Robert Croskey Boals, 78, of Hopedale, passed away on April 20, 2024, at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Steubenville, Ohio on January 30, 1946, a son of the late Lawrence and Vernie Boals. 

Robert is a veteran having served in both the Navy and Marines from January 5, 1966, to January 4, 1972. He then worked as a millwright at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel. He was a member of the Hopedale Church of Christ and the Hopedale American Legion. Most of all, he was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. 

He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by a brother, Leland Boals. 

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Doris Boals; son, Robert (Haley) Boals of Scio, Ohio; 2 daughters, Farrah (Bryan) Rensi of Hopedale, Ohio and Nicole (Rickey) Twarog of Flushing, Ohio; grandchildren, Shaylynn Dornbush, Taylor Morris, Kodi Rose, Jordan Murphy, Paige Boals, Braxtin Murphy, Hunter Boals and Danica Rensi; great-grandchildren, Bentley and Kanyon Rose; and a brother-in-law who he raised as a son, Dennis (Carole) Raber and his two children who are like grandchildren, Audrey and Rowland Raber. 

A visitation will be held on Monday, April 22, 2024, from 2-5 at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home in Cadiz, Ohio. Military honors will be conducted by the Hopedale American Legion at 5:00p.m. The funeral service will follow military honors with Dean Blythe officiating. 

The memorial guestbook may be signed at clark-kirkland-barr.com. 

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Monday, April 22, 2024

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home

172 S Main St, Cadiz, OH 43907

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Funeral Service

Monday, April 22, 2024

Starts at 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home

172 S Main St, Cadiz, OH 43907

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