Robert Bruce “Preacher Bob” Manuel II, 60, was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016. His legacy of faith in Christ, demonstrated throughout his life, is now being passed on to his children and grandchildren.
Bob was born April 17, 1956, in Seymour to Robert and Betty Manuel. At an early age his family moved to his beloved Brown County, where he graduated high school in 1974. Bob went on to Milligan College and graduated in 1979 with a double major in business and Bible.
Bob met his bride at Milligan College and, on Oct. 14, 1978, married Pamela Ann Roe. In 1981 he was called into full-time ministry where he and Pam served faithfully for over 30 years.
Bob is survived by his wife, Pam; sons, Joshua (Jessy) and Nathan (Kendra); grandchildren, Caleb, Grayson, Evelyn, Sadie and Gibson; mother, Betty; sister, Marci (Terry); and brother, Dean (April).
He was preceded in death by his father; and brother, Jimmy.
Visitation was to be from 1 to 9 p.m., Monday, Sept. 5, in Walker Funeral Home, 5155 Sylvania Ave. (west of Corey Road), in Toledo, Ohio.
Funeral services will begin at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, at CedarCreek Church, Whitehouse Campus, 6950 Whitehouse Square Rd., Whitehouse, Ohio 43571, where additional visitation will begin at 3 p.m. prior to services.
Memorials are suggested to CedarCreek Church (address above) to support Fusion Camp for junior high youth.
For information, visit walkerfuneralhomes.com or contact Walker Funeral Homes, 5155 Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH 43623; phone 419-841-2422.