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Robert Eugene Denney

Robert “Bob” Eugene Denney age 96, of Caldwell, Ohio passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Altercare Summit Acres Nursing & Rehab in Caldwell. He was born January 27, 1926 in New Straitsville, Ohio, a son of the late Bryan Otis and Dott Hester Nutter Denney.

He was a former member of the New Straitsville United Methodist Church and currently a member of the Caldwell United Methodist Church. He served and protected his Nation in the U.S. Navy.  He was a member of the New Straitsville Lodge #484 F.& A.M. and an associate member of the Sharon Lodge #136 F.&A.M. He received his 70-year membership pin from the Scottish Right Valley of Cambridge. Bob was retired from the Central Ohio Coal Company and a lifetime member of the UMWA #1604. He was a Hospice of Guernsey volunteer for several years. He could often be found woodworking or taking adventures in his old Jeep.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Marjorie “Jean” Wilson Denney whom he married June 27, 1948 and who passed away April 21, 2007.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son David R. (Jeanette) Denney of Cambridge, Ohio; daughter Jean Ann (John) Monk of Caldwell; grandchildren & great-grandchildren; close friend and companion Irene Clift and family of Caldwell.

The family will receive friends for visitations Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., with a masonic service concluding visitation at 4:00 p.m. and Wednesday, November 23, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chandler Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Jeff Coggins officiating. He will be laid to rest next to his wife Jean in the Olive Cemetery, with military graveside services conducted by the Noble County Veteran Service Organizations. Memorial contributions may be directed in Bob’s honor to Hospice of Guernsey Inc., P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio 43725. Please join us in remembering Bob by visiting his memorial at


  1. Lu Ann Nau on November 21, 2022 at 1:40 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping the family in my prayers. 🙏🙏🙏

  2. Gary and Cindy Jacobs on November 21, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    Bob was our nextdoor neighbor when we lived in Caldwell. He was the kindest, sweetest man. He was always so kind to our children. There are few like him. So blessed to have known both him and his dear wife, Jean.

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