Robert M. Gamwell

Robert M. Gamwell, 91 of Glouster passed away Wednesday April 25, 2018 at the Kimes Convalescent Center, Athens.  Born March 23, 1927 in Glouster, he was the son of the late Robert H. and Mary Adene Morris Gamwell.  He retired from Litton Industries, formerly McBee’s, in Athens.  He was a United States Navy Veteran, a member of the Glouster Church of Christ, a member of the Glouster Masonic Lodge #607 F. &A.M., and was a former Mayor and Council Member in the city of Glouster.  Robert was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan, reader, traveler, and vegetable gardener.  He was known to be able to fix anything, and also enjoyed spending several weeks wintering in Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Glenna A. Hanning Gamwell of Glouster; three daughters, Pamela J. Mastroianni of Melbourne, FL, Lyn K. (Thomas) Fleming of Jefferson, OH, and Krista G. (David) Fox of New Canaan, CT; grandchildren, Jarrod and Dominic Mastroianni, Kyle Baker, Seth and Rainey Fleming, and Duncan, Molly and Hannah Fox; six great grandchildren; and a sister, Marilyn Gaviria of Slingerlands, NY.

The family would like to thank the staff at Kimes and the Hospice staff for their compassion and acts of kindness.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday April 28, 2018 at the Morrison Funeral Chapel, Glouster-Bishopville with Jerry Marang and David Couch officiating.  Interment will be in the Maplewood Cemetery, Glouster.  Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.  Contributions in Bob’s memory can be made to Hospice of Kimes, 75 Kimes Lane, Athens, Ohio 45701 or to the charity of your choice.  A comforting message may be sent to the family at

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