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Robert A. Froman

09/21/1988 - 05/08/2019

Obituary for Robert A. Froman

Robert Andrew Froman, age 30, of McClure, OH passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Bridge Hospice,Bowling Green surrounded by his loving family.Bobby was born in Bowling Green, OH to Robert and Darla Froman.

Besides his parents, Bobby is survived by his sister: Meghan (Tyler) Wilson; brother: Cody(Cameo) Froman; niece: Avery Froman; grandmothers: Helen Froman, Carol Gonyer; step-grandmother: Carla Gonyer; special great aunt: Liz; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Bobby is preceded in death by grandfathers: Robert Froman and Wallace Gonyer.

Bobby graduated from Otsego High School and Bowling Green State University. He worked at Cherry Street Mission, he was a recruiter for Bowling Green Football and later became head pastor of St. Paul United Methodist Church and Sharon United Methodist Church both of Napoleon, OH. Bobby volunteered with Bowling Green State University Cru, Children’s Miracle Network and Findlay Dance Marathon. He served several mission trips including mission trips to Haiti, New Orleans, Ghana and Mumbai. He enjoyed fishing, football, and shooting. Bobby was a loving son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, pastor and friend whom will be deeply missed.

Visitation will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 232 W. Washington Street, Napoleon, OH on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. till 8:00 P.M. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. also at St.Paul United
Methodist Church. Interment will be held at a later date at Beaver Creek Cemetery, Grand Rapids, OH.

Memorial contributions in honor of Bobby Froman may be made online to www.stepsforsarcomaevent.com, please make checks payable to James Cancer Hospital memo fund #314006.

Habegger Funeral Services is honored to serve Bobby's family. We invite you to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.habeggerfuneralservices.com

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Heartbreaking to hear this heartbreaking loss. I had the privilege of coaching this young man for two of his hogh school years. Hands down one of the best souls i have ever come across. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
- Marty Collins
I had the pleasure of Pastor Bobby sitting with me while my 86 year old mother had heart surgery in the fall. It was so cold & early (6am) yet Bob arrived to pray with us & calm the anxiety pre surgery. In the cold waiting room we shared coffee, a blanket, our life stories (BGSU alumni), family and laughs. When a niece texted I said I would respond when I knew something, we shared how much joy nieces bring to our lives. He glowed with pride of being an uncle & his smile & twinkle in his eyes confirmed his deep feeling. I had to make him leave that day... he just couldn't stay warm even with his winter cap w ear flaps on his head. I gained a friend that day. We kept in touch since. I often sent a text to say I was thinking about him. With Bobs passing I ham saddened that I have lost a friend. I smile that I was blessed to have had him for a short time. Hugs & comfort to his family, friends and parishioners. A special hug to the niece that made him an uncle & put a twinkle in his eyes! Rest well my friend
- Cheryl leclerc
So shocked to hear the news of Bob’s passing..my wife and I knew him from working in the produce section at Meijer..we would look forward to talking to him weekly. He was such a very nice young man that would go out of his way to help. That was when he was going to college, then I ran into him there about 1 year ago and had the chance to visit with him again....so sad that we’ll never get to see that smiling face again...God bless Bob
- Roger Beard
Bob was such an awesome mentor in my life. His personality, laughter, and character, will be missed daily for so many. Bob always knew what was best and I believe God does have a special place for him. "Adventures" never stopped with Bob! He would agree the best adventures were the ones when he was able to connect with someone and leave behind a little bit of hope and or peace in there lives. You will be always be missed my brother!
- Greg Kuntz
Family & Friends of Bobby, I serve as an assistant to Bishop Gregory V. Palmer in The West Ohio Conference. I'm posting this to invite immediate family and close friends to attend the Annual Conference opening worship service on Sunday, June 2 at 7:00 pm. This service includes a time when we will share the reading of the names of those clergy, and spouses of clergy, who have died in the past conference year. The service, which will be held in the Hoover Auditorium located at 119 W. 3rd Street, Lakeside, Ohio 43440 will also include the Sacrament of Holy Communion. After the service (approximately 9:00 pm), please go directly to the stage so you may receive the candle that was lit in honor of Bobby. If you are unable to attend, you may watch the service on the internet via live stream. Visit the conference webpage at www.westohioumc.org and click the live stream link. Please note the link will not be activated until the start of the service at 7:00 pm. Whether in person or over the internet, we hope you will join us for this special service.
- Tim McCoy
My heart is sadden to hear the passing of Bobby. He was a great person! I know he is with the Lord! He had a heart for God! My heart and prayers go out to all the family! May God give you comfort and strength during this time.❤️
- Nida berry
I am so sorry to hear of Bobby's passing. His health issues were more than any one person should ever have to handle but he did over and over again. He fought a good fight. I feel sure there is a special place in heaven for people like him.
- Gretchen Moffett
So sad to hear this news. Bobby was the sweetest person. My boys still remember him playing with them at the park when Kylee and Megan had softball games. We all talked about that a lot tonight and smiled when we talked about him. Love and hugs to you all. Ginger.
- Ginger Grolle
Peace and love to the Froman family. May your memories of happier days help you through this time of sorrow.
- Joan Godsey

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