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In Memory of
John Robert Echenrode
February 20, 1924 - July 15, 2017

Friday, July 28th from 10-11 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Friday, July 28th at 11:00 a.m. at Moreland Funeral Home


John Robert "Bob" Echenrode, age 93, of Westerville, passed away July 15, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Owner of Echenrode Furniture Store retiring in 1997. Bob enjoyed bowling, golf, Euchre Club and all sports. Graduate University of Notre Dame. U.S. Navy veteran. Survived by his wife of 35 years, Jill; children, Ann Childress, Susan Echenrode, Audry (David) McDonald, John (Suzy) Echenrode, Nance (Tom) Schooley, Molly Wood, Marcy (Tim) Flaherty, Ellen Echenrode, Robert (Judy) Echenrode, Tess Moore, Joseph (Allison) Echenrode and Sean (Emily) Music; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Louise Hutson and Eleanor White; nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Friday, July 28, 2017 from 10-11 a.m. followed by a service at 11 a.m.. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1550 Old Henderson Road, Suite N160, Columbus, OH 43220 or American Heart Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 5455 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43214.


Diana Kutschbach

Jul 18, 2017

Jill, I'm so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was a wonderful, gentle man & I will miss seeing him. Love to you & prayers for you & your family.


Marie Hallett

Jul 20, 2017

Jill and Family -- Joe and I were so saddened to learn about Bob's death. He was a very special person in my life -- a fair and caring boss, and a treasured friend. It was my privilege to work for Bob and John at Echenrode Furniture Co. I have so many good memories of Bob and my co-workers. Please know that Bob and his wonderful family are in our prayers.



Jul 24, 2017

I would like to express sympathy toward family and friends of John Robert Echenrode. You are not alone.


Diane Layman

Jul 31, 2017

I am so sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved each other. Our love and prayers are with you.


Kelley, Kristy , Charla Kaiser

Aug 1, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers to you Jill.


Tiffany Bailey-Cooper

Aug 2, 2017

Mrs . Echenrode, I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Echenrode. My dad (Paul Bailey) enjoyed working at Echenrode's. He loved working for Mr.Echenrode. My condolences and prayers go out to you and your family.