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Robert H. Walsh

April 17, 1931 — September 6, 2021

Robert H. Walsh

Robert H. Walsh, 90 formerly of Eaton, died Monday, September 6, 2021, at the Villas of St. Therese in Columbus, OH. Born on April 17, 1931, in Xenia, Ohio he was the son of the late Henry W. & Catherine M. (McCurran) Walsh. Bob was a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army during 1955. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton in 1954 and his master’s degree at Miami University. Retired after over 40 years as Vocal Music Teacher at Spring Valley at Eaton Community Schools and for Home School students. He was the founder of Eaton Community Choir. Member of Visitation Catholic Church in Eaton, Right to Life of Preble County, Birth Right of Eaton and Knights of Columbus. 

Preceded in death by his 1st wife of 46 years: Joanne L. Walsh in 2000. 2nd wife: Marjorie Mae Schmitz Walsh in 2020, sisters: Mary Stenger and Sr. Mary Paul Walsh; brother James Walsh. 

Survivors: sons and daughters-in-law: Christopher R. and Deborah K. Walsh, Paul G. and Linda A. Walsh, Matthew J. and Cindy H. Walsh, all of Columbus, Michael D. and Karan K. Witham-Walsh of Lebanon; daughter: Theresa Walsh Jones of Columbus; Grandchildren, Catherine & Jeremy Herman, Andrew, Bradley, Collin, Shannon, David, Margaret Walsh, J. Alex Jones, Zachary Walsh and Molly Walsh; great grandchild: Nathaniel Herman. Brother & Sister-In-Law: John & Nancy Walsh; Sisters: Jane Oberschmidt and Sr. Martha Walsh. 

Family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Friday September 17th, 2021 at Barnes Funeral Home 220 East Main Street – Eaton, Ohio. A Funeral Vigil will be 7:00 PM at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be 1:00 PM Saturday September 18th, 2021, at Visitation Catholic Church, Eaton, Ohio with Rev. David Doseck officiating. Interment will be in Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Birth Right of Eaton 212 East High Street Eaton, Ohio 45320. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton, OH. Condolences at www.barnesfuneralhome.com

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Friday, September 17, 2021

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barnes Funeral Home - Eaton

220 E. Main St, Eaton, OH 45320

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Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Visitation Catholic Church

407 East Main Street, Eaton, OH 45320

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