Rev. Gary "Bob" Damron
Businessman turned pastor dies in Lebanon
LEBANON - The Rev. Gary "Bob" Damron, associate pastor of the
Oregonia Church of God and former executive of Progressive Technology
in Lebanon and Progressive Paper Products in Carlisle, died Saturday at
Kettering Medical Center after a long illness.
The Rev. Damron, 42, of Catherine Ave., was associate pastor of the Oregonia
Church of God for the past six years. He had also worked for Warren
County Community services.
A graduate of Moorehead University, he taught school in the Lebanon, Little
Miami and Lakota systems before entering the field of industry.
He served as vice president of Progressive Technology in Lebanon's Harmon
Park until he became ill five years ago. He had also served as vice
president and general manager of Progressive Paper Products in Carlisle.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Baldwin Damron; a son Scott, at
home; a daughter, Miss Dana Marie Damron, at home; and three brothers,
Steve, Phil and Jeff, all of Kentucky.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Unglesby-Anderson Funeral
Home, Franklin, with the Revs. Orville Robinson, Tim Sheets and Ted Shannon
Burial will be at Miami Valley Memory Gardens, Ridgeville.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, and from
1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Gary Damron Memorial FUnd in
care of the Unglesby Funeral Home.
Source: The Middletown (Ohio) Journal,
April 27, 1986
4 October 2008