Robert B. Mager, 78
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Robert B. Mager, 78 of Ashland passed away on Tuesday evening, February 9, 2021 in his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on November 16, 1942 in Wheeling, West Virginia the son of the late Robert Owen and Mary Elaine (nee Moore) Mager. Robert graduated from Union High School, Class of 1960. Following high school, he proudly served in the United States Army.
Robert married the love of his life, the former Theo “Sue” Cumpston in December of 1964.
He retired after more than 25 years in 1994 from the Ohio Edison Company.
Throughout his life, Robert enjoyed hunting, fishing, and attending both his children and grandchildren’s sporting events.
He is survived by one daughter, Kathy (Carson) Conner; five sons, Dan (Kim) Mager, Matt Mager, John (Alania) Mager, and Cody (Lynsey) Mager; and Robert (Shermaine) Mager; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one sister, Rose (George) Yates.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Mrs. Theo “Sue” Mager who passed away on August 19, 2017; and two infant sons, John Bruce and James Brent.
In keeping with Robert’s wishes, a private family visitation will be observed. Interment will be with his wife in Rocklick Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.