Robert ‘Bob’ Myers Jr.

July 19, 1949 – May 15, 2021


Robert “Bob” Norman Myers Jr., 71, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Altoona, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2021, at his home. He was born in Altoona, son of Robert and Betty Myers.

Bob was a 1967 graduate of Altoona Area High School and in 1971 received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Pennsylvania State University. He also obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

He served in the U.S. Army for several years, obtaining the rank of Captain, before embarking upon his business career.

Bob was employed as a business analyst for Dun and Bradstreet and Rockwell International, before joining Battelle Memorial Institute, where he worked for many years as Vice President of Business Operations. He then served as the Chief Financial Officer for the Edison Welding Institute before retiring. In retirement, Bob spent his free time volunteering, tinkering in his wood shop, watching his grandchildren play baseball and indulging in his love for classic cars.

He was the beloved father of Michael (Angela) of Loveland, Ohio, and Patrick (Cassandra) Myers of Ewa Beach, Hawaii; and the devoted grandfather to Jack, Rowan, Jaeveon, James, Bobby and Madison. In addition to his children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, Bob is survived by his brother, David; sisters, Linda (Jack) Lundy and Shari (Mark) Izzo; brother-in-law, Marvin Huhn; Dennis and Cheryl Hatch of Altoona; and former wife, Janet Myers.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Betty; brothers, Bill and Jim Myers; and a sister, Connie Huhn.

At the request of the deceased, there will be no memorial service.

With that in mind, if you would like to make a donation in Bob’s name, please consider donating to any U.S. Military-approved charitable foundation.