Robert Harold Gainer, age 83, of the Fellowsville Community died Sunday, August 7th after an extended illness. Bob was born November 18, 1938 to Sherwood and Freda (Wright) Gainer. He graduated from Kasson High School in 1957 and worked in Construction most of his life. He worked for Sunrise Construction Company for several years before his retirement. He also served in the US Army for 2 years and the Army Reserves for 4 years achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. Bob was an avid golfer and also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Bob is survived by a step son, Allan “Dale” Poling (Kristal) of Kalamazoo, Michigan, one brother, Roger Gainer (Sandra) of Grafton, a sister, Loretta ‘Sue” Foster (Bob) of New Port Richey, Florida and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his companion, Ruth Jean Poling, a sister Barbara Poling and two brothers, David Gainer and Bill Gainer.
Per Bob’s wishes he will be cremated and his ashes interred at the WV National Cemetery in Taylor County at a later date. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wrightfuneralhomeservices.com