Willowick, OH Robert E. "Bob" Lemon, Jr. passed away suddenly and peacefully on Friday (June 21, 2019) after his long battle with cancer.
Born December 24, 1954 in Olean, he was a son of the late Robert E. Lemon and Mary J. Abdo Lemon, Sr.
Bob was raised in Olean and attended Olean High School. Shortly after, he moved to Florida where he lived for 36 years and worked in sales for various office and furniture supply companies. In 2003 he met his fiancé Toni and they moved to Willowick in 2008. He continued working in sales in Ohio for his business friends Peter and Kim Anderson, co-owners of The Office Cart.
He was very active in school sports and lettered in golf, basketball and football. He was most passionate about the game of golf and played well enough to have participated in a few Pro-Am tournaments. He also enjoyed the card game Texas Hold 'Em.
While in Ohio he lived close to Toni's family, was actively involved in their lives, and grew to love them very much.
He is survived by his loving fiancé of over 15 years Toni Ricciardi; 2 sons Kyle (Lauren) Lemon of Loxahatchee, FL and Ryan Lemon of Orlando, FL; 2 grandchildren Olivia Lemon and Jacob Lemon; 1 brother Donald "Sammy" (Julie Bellamy) Lemon of Allegany; 1 sister Diane "Dee" Childs of Olean; several nieces and nephews Jeff (Michelle) Henning, Amanda Lemon, Ashley Lemon, Jason (Crystal) Childs and Brad (Jenn Ullman) Childs; several loving great nieces and nephews and a great-great nephew; Toni's children in Willowick Kim (Clint) Smith and their children Thomas and Andrew, Mike (Sherri) Hargas and their children Amanda, Ryan, Emily and Alexa and Matt (Maggie) Hargas and their children Dylan and Jovie.
The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday (June 26, 2019) from 3-6pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd. Olean, during which time memories will be shared, Bob's favorite music will be played, and a message will be delivered by a family friend, Pastor Rick Price.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to a Ronald McDonald House of the giver's choice.
Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.