Bobbie Darrell Waldron, age 96, a resident of Twinsburg, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in Ohio. He was a former resident of Jay County.
Bobbie was born on April 10, 1925, in Jay County, Indiana, the son of Leslie Allow and Agnes Matilda (Bailey) Waldron. He graduated from Gov. I.P. Gray High School in 1942 and served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946 as an aviation radio torpedo bomber of the U.S.S. Bennington. He married Romanell (nee Cox) in 1944 and she passed away in 2019. After graduating from Miami University (Ohio) in 1951 with a degree in accounting, he worked for Goodyear Tire as a controller in the division of combustion engineering. In 1967 he worked from Republic Steel in Cleveland, Ohio as Vice-President of finance until his retirement.
Over his lifetime he was involved with Boy Scouts of America, Masonic Lodge, and Babes of 1916 Men’s Softball League in Solon, Ohio, where he served as President from 1995-1996.
Survivors include his 4 children; Deborah Gammel (Leonard), Robert Waldron (Linda), Chris Waldron (Kathy) and Bruce Waldron (Melissa deceased in 2020), 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 20, 2021 from 10 – 11 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Services to celebrate Bobbie’s life will follow at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Salamonia Cemetery in Salamonia, Indiana.
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