Robert “Bob” J. McGowan, age 78, , formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance, Ohio.  He was born March 26, 1942 in Spencerville, Ohio to the late Robert J. and G. Joline (Roberts) McGowan.  On February 21, 1981 he married Kathleen “Kathy” McGowan, and she survives in Napoleon, Ohio. 


Other survivors include a son, Robert “Rob” J. McGowan, Napoleon, Ohio; a daughter, Jennifer “Jenny” Jean, Wapakoneta, Ohio; two brothers, William “Bill” (Janet) McGowan, St. Marys, Ohio and Patrick “Pat” McGowan, St. Marys, Ohio; and a granddaughter, Alle. 


Bob was a 1960 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.  He proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  He retired after being a truck driver for many years.  Bob was a very talkative person and enjoyed cars and car shows.  He will be deeply missed by all.

Due to restrictions of the Covid-19 virus we will be following the guidelines set by the Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s office.

Visitation hours will be from 10 am – 11 am, Friday, June 26, 2020 in the Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.  

Funeral services will follow at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Rev. Matt Overman officiating; with military rites to be conducted by Celina American Legion Post #210 and VFW Post #5713.

Cisco Funeral Homes are honored to care for Bob and his family. To pay your respects or leave online condolences or memories, visit or visit Cisco Funeral Home Facebook page.

Memorial contributions can be made to C.A.L.L. Food Pantry, Celina, Ohio.

Funeral Services have been entrusted to Cisco Funeral Homes in Celina and Saint Marys.




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