George DeVoe, III

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December 30, 1964 - September 27, 2015

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 4-8 p.m., Moreland Funeral Home


Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11 A.M. North Park Church of Christ


Blendon Central Cemetery


Rob”Trey” DeVoe (George R. 3rd) went to be with Jesus Sunday Sept 27 at 8 a.m. after a valiant 2 year battle with esophageal and stomach cancer; the family celebrates his home-going. Born Dec 30, 1964; a life-long member of North Park (Minerva Park) Church of Christ; Member of Proprietors Motorcycle Club; life-long resident of Westerville, Ohio, Graduate of Westerville North High School. Employee (database manager) of Lifeline Christian Mission, Westerville, Ohio where he has served as a missionary with his parents. Rob is survived by wife, Jennifer (Numbers)Children: Robby DeVoe(4th), Christian and Brittney Hahn (Twins), Emily Hahn, Junior (John) Wells and Callli Wells. Grandchildren Robby (George R. 5th), Toby, Ethan and Layla DeVoe
Parents Bob & Gretchen DeVoe, Westerville, Ohio Sister Renee (Garnet ) DeVoe Mead, Worthington, Ohio
Brother Ron (Galen) DeVoe, Westerville, Ohio. Numerous nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles, and cousins
Preceded in death by Paternal Grandparents Bob (George) & Erma DeVoe; Maternal Grandparents William (Ed) & Elizabeth Hanning. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road Westerville, 4-8 p.m. Tuesday. Celebration service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at North Park (Minerva Park) Church of Christ, 4938 Westerville Road Columbus. Keith Dimbath, Minister and Co-Worker of Rob officiating. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery.
The family gives thanks to the physicians and staff of Zangmeister Cancer Center and Kobacker House Hospice Facility where they cared for Rob with love and dedication.
Rob desired that Memorial Gifts be given in his honor to Lifeline Christian Mission.

Dispatch Monday (Sept 28th)


George Hughes - Oct 6, 2015

Bob and Gretchen, I haven’t seen you for several years, but I have never lost sight of the wonderful works that you perform.
I am so sorry for your loss of Rob.
As you might not know, I lost Betty three years ago next month. She loved you guys and I know she is on the reception committee for Rob and will see that he is well cared for.
I will be praying for you.
George Hughes

Blair Selva - Oct 1, 2015

It was an honor to take care of Robbie. I will never forget the first day I met him in the chemo suite & how he grew to embrace his battle and standup to it every day he walked in to see us. He is and will always hold a special place in my heart as a wonderful patient, giver, and person. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there but not a day has passed I’m not thinking of you all. I’m thankful to have had his presence in my life and to learn from his selfless & giving spirit.
One day at a time right now & know God is watching over you as is he during this heartbreaking time.
My sincere love and sympathy,
Blair Selva, RN

Betty Craig - Oct 1, 2015

Bob and Gretchen I am so sorry for your loss. Your son went to be with Jesus one year after Buz did. Some day we will see both of them. Love you two

Jane McCammack - Sep 30, 2015

Praying for you and your family — God is our comfort and strength……

Julia Bradshaw from Indianapolis - Sep 29, 2015

My Dearest Bob & Gretchen…I am speechless as I read my emails and read about the homecoming for Rob and all the time that has been given to trusting God in the midst of it all. My heart and passion for how you all endured, Trusted, Belief and have relied on God through such a time has reminded me that God is Indeed our All In All…I admire Rob and I pray for a sliver of his faith, believe, dependability, trust and love for Christ in the midst of it all. I am forever grateful to know and met you both Bob & Gretchen in Haiti, Honduras and at the Conventions in Indy…I am forever grateful for how Lifeline, your example of Loving and Living God in the small stuff and big stuff that my heart and spirit is heavy even though we know he is with the ultimate Healer. Though I am far in Indianapolis, I do wish I could be there to just squeeze your hand and whisper a thought in your ear at this time…For now, I will call your family’s name to God as I pray you through this time…Loving you all and Loving Lifeline for all that you represent…Cordially, Julia

Ann OConnor - Sep 29, 2015

Prayers go out to the whole DeVoe Family. Sadness because Rob is not here with us anymore, but Joyfullness because he is with his family in heaven and no longer suffering. I have so many great memories.

Jim & Judy Jones - Sep 29, 2015

Bob, Gretchen & family,
We were so sorry to hear about Rob. Our deepest sympathies are with you during this time of loss. Praying for peace, comfort & loving memories.
Sincerely & in Christ’ s love, Jim & Judy Jones (Indianapolis)

Vaughn Cook - Sep 29, 2015

May heart is deeply saddened by the passing of my dear friend and boating companion. Like so many others, I will truly miss his smiling face and unique sense of humor.
You’ll always be on my side (Shipmate).
God Bless you family during this difficult time.
Vaughn L. Cook and Family

Dennis and Mary Cable - Sep 28, 2015

Bob,Gretchen and family, We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Gary/Sue Stouch - Sep 28, 2015

Jennifer, Bob & Gretchen,
May God comfort you in the knowledge that Rob is now in the hands of our precious Redeemer! We love you all & will continue to hold you up in prayer.

Jim and Helena Doeble - Sep 28, 2015

We are so sorry. Our love and prayers are with you.

Sandi Hotchkiss - Sep 28, 2015

I am so sorry for your loss of Rob. He was a missionary for Christ wherever he went. We are all better servants of Christ for having him in our circle of Christian friends and co-workers. Christ is forever with you and has His comforting arms around all of you.

Adam Emmanuel - Sep 28, 2015

Pastor Bob, Mrs. Bob and the DeVoe family, we know how hard it is when you lose your loved one. All the employees in Haiti feel that we lose a hero. We praise God because Rob was a Christian and now he is resting in God’s arms. May the Holy Spirit comfort you and the whole family. Adam Emmanuel & staff

Shan Rutherford - Sep 28, 2015

My heart is aching for you as you continue your earthly journey without your son. I know he’s having a better day than you are. We love and appreciate your Kingdom work, and your friendship. IN HIS LOVE, Shan R.

Celestin Damas - Sep 28, 2015

I’m praying so DeVoe family can be in comfort.
please accept my sympathy and condolence.

Margo Shepherd - Sep 28, 2015

Our heartfelt sympathy to you, Gretchen & Bob, in the passing of your child.
We join you in praising God who will be your comfort.
Margo Shepherd (Carrollton, Ga.)

Bruce & Judy Barber - Sep 28, 2015

Bob, Gretchen and Family,
Our hearts go out to you in these during this trying time. Praying without ceasing for you and your family.

Adam Emmanuel - Sep 28, 2015

Pastor Bob and Mrs. Bob,
We know how hard it is when you lose your loved one. All the employees in Haiti feel that we lose a hero. We praise God because Rob was a Christian and now he is resting in God’s arms. Like Job said: “The lord gives, the Lord takes away, blessed be the name of the Lord!” Job 1:21
May the Lord comfort all the DeVoe family.
Adam Emmanuel & staff

Patti Taylor - Sep 28, 2015

I’m so very sorry for your loss but I know God’s strength will see you through. Praying for all of you.
Patti Taylor (Jamestown Church of Christ)

Eloise New - Sep 27, 2015

Praying that God will comfort you through the Words of His promises.
Love to you,

Mioche Rock - Sep 27, 2015

We are praying for your family during this difficult moment. So sorry. Kenbe la ak Jezi.
Mioche & Rosie
Pignon, Haiti

Rachelle Reeves Mogg - Sep 27, 2015

My sympathies for your loss and thanksgiving for Rob’s gain.

Joey & Sandy Phillips - Sep 27, 2015

Praying for your family today. We pray that God will give you the strength you need and support from those near and far. Hold on to the great memories and look forward to the day you’ll be reunited. We love you guys.
Joey and Sandy Phillips
Rockwell, NC

Jess Kittle - Sep 27, 2015

May God give you comfort during this time and strength for tomorrow as you serve Him during these perilous times !

Frank/Emma - Sep 27, 2015

Bob, Gretchen and family,
Our prayers are with you. This is what our fath is all about–trusting God who is trustworthy as He has a record of keeping promises. May the God of all comfort uphold you as you rest in Him.
Your Friends in Jesus…Frank and Emma Moore

Deborah Kuetzing - Sep 27, 2015

Praying that our amazing God will comfort
you in your grief.

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