Robert Lee Entrekin, 91, of Washington Court House, Ohio died Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 9:56 a.m. at the Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, the result of COVID-19.

Bob was born November 29, 1930, at New Holland in Fayette County, Ohio to Clarence Leroy and Norma Marie Ater Entrekin and was reared by his mother and step-father, William Jennings Gilmerr.  He was a 1948 graduate of New Holland High School and lived most of his life in New Holland and Washington Court House.

He was a steel worker at Armco in Washington Court House for 31 years before his retirement in 1992.

Bob was a longtime, faithful member of the First Baptist Church.

On December 16, 1950, he married the former Evelyn Louise Gault.  She preceded him in death on May 23, 2018, after 67 years of marriage.  He was also preceded by a sister, Willa Jean Ater and two brothers, David  and Michael Gilmerr..

Bob is survived by three children and their spouses, Thomas and Mary Entrekin of Washington Court House, Robert and Paula Entrekin of Coshocton, OH and Kathryn and Thomas Jette of London, OH; eight grandchildren, Joseph and Mallory Entrekin, Jeremy and Sabiha Entrekin, Andrew and Kathy Entrekin, Adam Entrekin, James Leigh Adams Jette, Krista and John Seibert,  Heather and Luke Keplinger and Jason and Gina Gorsek Jette; 17 great grandchildren; one great great grandson and a sister, Margaret Anders.

The funeral be Saturday, January 29, 2022, at 1 p.m. at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House with the Rev. Joe Current, pastor at the First Baptist Church, officiating.  Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, 301 E. East Street, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160.


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  • Sandra & Lee Smith says:

    So sorry for your great loss! Will so miss him! GOD bless & watch over each of you! It am in Florida & will miss viewing & funeral, but will have you in my prayers!!!

  • Sandra & Lee Smith says:

    So very sorry for your great loss! We will so miss him. GOD bless & watch over each of you!