J. Robert “Bob” Current, 76, of Wilmington, Ohio passed away 4:14 AM, Monday, February 10, 2014 at his home. His wife, of 57 years, Maxine “Mickey” Starkey Current, survives. Mr. Current was born July 28, 1937 in Clinton County, Ohio, son of the late Raymon and Ina Crute Current. He was a graduate of Wilmington High School.
Mr. Current owned and operated Current Trucking for over 50 years. He was a Green Township Trustee for 36 years. He served on the Emergency Management Board for 5 years and the Clinton-Highland Joint Fire Board for 12 years. He was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge 797.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Current is survived by two daughters, Kimberly Knauff of Wilmington, Ohio and Kay (Edward) Gross of Leesburg, Ohio; four grandchildren, Daniel Knauff of Centerville, Ohio, Lyndsey (Chris) Campbell of Washington Court House, Ohio, Justin Gross of Leesburg, Ohio, and Jackie Gross of Las Vegas, Nevada; and two great grandchildren, Chloe Campbell of Washington Court House, Ohio and Connor Campbell of Washington Court House, Ohio.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home, 327 N. South Street, Wilmington, Ohio with Sidney Clay officiating. Burial will be in New Antioch Cemetery. Friends may call from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Wednesday, February 12, 2014 and from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Reynolds-Smith Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Green Township Trustees, P.O. Box 309, New Vienna, Ohio 45159.