Robert Bruce Manuel II (Preacher Bob), of Toledo, Ohio, was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on September 1, 2016, at the age of 60. 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, Indiana, to Robert and Betty Manuel. At an early age his family moved to his beloved Brown County, Indiana, 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 will be held from 1 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Walker Funeral Home, 5155 Sylvania Ave., Toledo, Ohio 43623. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at Cedar Creek Church, Whitehouse Campus, 6950 Whitehouse Square Road, Whitehouse, Ohio, where additional visitation will begin at 3 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Cedar Creek Church to support Fusion Camp for junior high youth.