Robert (“Bob”) E. Jessberger, Sr., went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 27th, 2022. He was the son of the late Anna (Rapps) and Anton Jessberger. He was born in Columbus, OH, and was 86 years old.
Bob worked at a soda fountain as a teenager and retired from the Dispatch Newspaper after 49 years. He was an active member of his church, an avid fisherman, a mentor to his family, and was always eager to lend a hand to all.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Susan Jessberger and Dorothy (Jessberger) Siemer; brother Anton Jessberger; grandson, Matthew Reddy; and son-in-law, Scotty Davis.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Marcia Reymann Jessberger; sister, Lillian (Tom) Blackburn; children, Bob (Sandy) Jessberger, of Columbus, OH, Donna Davis of Dayton, OH, Ellen (Jagan) Reddy of Hollywood, FL, Michael (Debbie) Jessberger of New Albany, OH, and Steven (Janice) Jessberger, of Purcellville, VA; 14 grandchildren, Dan, Ken, Linda, Scott, Easter, Tim, Jeff, Ben, Madelynn, Rachel, Emily, Andy, Catie, and Melissa; 2 great-granddaughters, Izzy and Evie; and one step-great-grandson, Duncan.
A private funeral service for his immediate family will be held at Saint Columbkille Catholic Church in Fort Myers, Florida. He will be interred at the church.
Electronic condolences can be sent via the Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home in Fort Myers, FL.