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Robert L. Modie

1928-2017

Published: April 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Robert L Modie, 88, passed away on March 19, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Marietta Ohio.

He was born on August 28, 1928 in Barnesville to the late Edward J. and Marguerite Modie. He and his brothers were raised by their step- mother, Mabel Modie. Bob attended Barnesville schools and was a graduate of Linsley Military Academy. He was a U. S. Navy veteran and served during the Korean conflict. He was a graduate of Marietta College and a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity. After working in Cleveland and Buffalo, Bob returned to Marietta as a Nationwide Insurance agent and started his own dental technician business. He was a deacon and ordained elder of the Marietta Presbyterian Church.

Robert L. Modie

Bob is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sally (Cowell) Modie; sons Gary, John, and Thomas; brothers Richard and Donald; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, mother, step mother, sister Phyllis and brother Joseph.

There will be no service. In accordance with his wishes, his body was donated to the Ohio University School of Osteopathic Medicine.


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