Robert W. McJunkin


Robert W. McJunkin, 48, of Jackson Center, passed away Friday, June 13, 2014, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.

He was born in Lima on July 27, 1965, to the late Russell Vernon McJunkin and to Patsy Ruth Henderson McJunkin, who survives in Botkins. On May 14, 1989, he married the former Debra Sheeley and she survives.

 He is also survived by his three children, James Sheeley and Heather McJunkin, both of Jackson Center, and Margie (Doug) Mercado of Cincinnati; two grandsons, James Smith and Emmett Walker; a sister, Becky (Nicholas) Steinke of Sidney; three brothers, Russell V. (Jeanie) McJunkin Jr. and Joshua (Alicia) McJunkin, both of Botkins, and Joseph (Michele) McJunkin of St. Marys; his mother-in-law, Frances Schroer of Russells Point; brother-in-law, Richard Sheeley of Russells Point; and many nieces and nephews.

He also was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ember Smith.

A U.S. Army veteran, Bob worked at AAP in St. Marys and was a life member of AMVETS Doyle R. Miller Post 39 in Lakeview. He enjoyed skeet shooting and spending time with his children and friends.

Pastor Tim Bartee officiates a funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 214 W. Pike Street, Jackson Center, where visitation is one hour prior. Burial is in the Dayton National Veteran’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to charities of the donors’ choice.

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