Floyd R. 'Bob' Fesmire
Floyd R. "Bob" Fesmire, 75, of Markleville, passed away Nov. 2, 2019, at his residence.
He was born June 20, 1944, in Anderson, the son of Floyd Max and Helen G. (Craig) Fesmire.
On Oct. 18, 1964, Bob married the former Linda Wilkins and together they raised their sons, Eric and David.
He retired from Delco Remy in 1999 after working in production and later as a Quality Control Consultant, but his primary calling was in farming. He was a Past Master of the Ovid Masonic Lodge 164 and also served as treasurer for many years. He was Past Patron of the Markleville Order of the Eastern Star 363. Bob was also an Endowment member of the National Rifle Association and was involved in teaching many NRA sanctioned classes on firearm safety and handloading. He was a life member of the Fall Creek Conservation Club and was recognized for his work in helping to implement safety improvements to the rifle range there. He also competed in High-Power and Small-bore matches.
Bob loved spending time with his family, hunting, shooting and many wonderful times traveling around the country with Linda.
In addition to his wife, Linda, he is survived by his sons, Eric (Abbie) Fesmire of Markleville, and David Fesmire of Pendleton; grandsons, Brock, Jacob and Sean Fesmire; granddaughters, Olivia and Aubrey Laird; sister, Sandra (Garfield) Greathouse of Markleville; niece, Garlene Greathouse; and nephew, Tim Greathouse.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial gathering will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory - Lahm Chapel with a Masonic service at 3:30 p.m.
Published on November 5, 2019


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Trent Shannon
Nov 09, 2019
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Marvin Crim
Nov 07, 2019
I worked with Bob for several years in the training/resource department at Delco Remy. He was a pleasure to be around and always made working with him something to remember. My heartfelt sorrow for this loss will keep everyone who knew and loved Bob in my thoughts and prayers.