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Robert S. Rinehart

ROBERT S. RINEHART age 79, beloved husband for 41 years of Carol (Yehl) (nee Bayless); loving father of Robert J. (wife Patty), Carl J. and James G. Rinehart and step-father of Frank, Brett (wife Julie) and Lance Yehl (wife Cindy) and father-in-law of Carolyn Zuccaro; devoted grandfather of Robert and Rachel Rinehart and step-grandfather of Harmony, Sarah, Jessica, Brett Lee, Sam, Alex and Dylan Yehl, Isabelle, Lilly and Abby Marinchick; cherished son of the late James A. and Pearl J. (nee Johnson); dearest brother of Carol Reich (husband Joseph), Jane Redmond (husband John) and the late Richard D. Rinehart (wife Beverly); dear uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Robert (Bob) S. Rinehart was born Dec 1, 1939 in Boothesville W. VA. and passed away March 24, 2019. He was a resident of Chesterland since 1991 and formerly Kirtland. Bob graduate from Euclid High School in 1957. Bob was a plumber for 61 years starting his own company Rinehart Plumbing for 40 years. He also started R&F Homes with his long-time friend and plumbing partner Frank Wizy. Plumbing was his passion. He enjoyed his private lake with his Koi fish feeding and fishing with grandchildren and friends, traveling to Caribbean Islands, Spain, Hawaii and US states. Bob belonged to Fraternal Orders of Eagles of Wickliffe and Competition Corvette Club until he became ill. He would like to be remembered as a fair and great plumber, happy go lucky, hardworking and friendly. Bob was social and loved his work. He will be dearly missed.

Contributions may be made in memory of Bob to ALS Association Northern Ohio Chapter 6155 Rockside Rd, Independence, OH 44131 or Hospice of the Western Reserve P. O. Box 72101 Cleveland, OH 44192. Cremation by DeJohn Crematory. Services will take place at a later date. Arrangements by THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND.

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  1. I will miss you Bob .
    Rest easy and thanks for all you thought me ,and for being a good friend . Love you

  2. Carol and family,
    My heartfelt condolences. May the sweet memories of Bob hold strong in your hearts until you meet again!
    Your “Bailey” friend, Connie (Myers) Campbell

  3. Cindy OBrien (Rudolph)

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers for the family at this difficult time.

  4. My deepest sympathy to the entire Rinehart family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Always ready with a smile, a story, and a laugh. Bob’ goodness will always be remembered.

  6. Dear Carol,
    I am so very sorry to hear of your loss.
    My sincere sympathy and prayers to you and the entire family.
    Hold on to all those memories.

  7. Marcy Farinacci

    Many great memories! Whenever we had the opportunity to get the family together we would all play cards & dominoes. So much fun to be around. Always made me smile. He will be missed!

  8. Lisa Schott Hart

    On behalf of the Schott family, our deepest condolences to the Rinehart family. Our thoughts and prayers are with each one of you as you grieve. I remember Mr. Rinehart from my childhood, such a sweet man. Thinking of you all and sending love and prayer.

  9. Carol and family,
    Sorry to hear about Bob. We have many fond memories of our trips together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Dave and Mary Kirk

  10. Carol and Family,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Thoughts and prays go out to you at this time. Karen Clutter (ABB/Bailey)

  11. Dear Carol and Family,
    Please accept my deepest sympathy. I have such good memories of the many trips we took together through Active Plumbing Supply. You are in my thoughts as you go through this very difficult time.

  12. Carol( mom) , Grandmom and family,
    We are so terribly sorry for your loss!
    Bob will be greatly missed and never forgotten. He was such a kind, considerate, thoughtful and funny father-n-law and such a LOVING Papa to his grandchildren!! We will treasure ALL the fond memories that he created for us !! May they too ease your pain!
    All our love and prayers,
    Carol, Greg, Dylan and Harmony

  13. Bob was the “BEST-EST” Brother in Law I could have had. I will miss him dearly But I know he will be with me forever ♾ in my heart❤️
    All my memories and great times together I will hold close, but also share with family and friends so that they also will remember and know what a warm, wonderful man he was.
    Sincere Sympathy and Love, Nancy

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