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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: A friend

“Bob, truly going to be missed. Your wisdom and sense of humor, added a lot to the experience of many at the Reds Academy. From cheering your teams...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Pat Spurlock - Friend

“May the Angels lead you to heaven. May God's glory always shine upon you forever. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Rev. Mr. Dennis Edwards - Friend

“Pop, we will miss you so much. We love you! You were helpful, funny, and really nice! ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Ciana, airyana Clay - Fairfield, OH

“Mr.Bob was so sweet and funny.you will be missed! ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Teairra Pohlable - Fairfield, OH

“In the summer of 2019 our son Robert had the opportunity to play baseball for Coach Bob. Robert wasn't on his team but was invited to play with his...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Ben and Kristen Walters - OH

“Bobby is the pure definition of the "apple does not far from the tree." His Dad Mr. Johnson through baseball and better yet as a Man..had a major...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Chuck Fowler - Cincinnati, OH

“Bobby and his parents were all great friends to me. They willingly opened their hearts and home to many. Many childhood memories; cub scout meetings,...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Glenn Collins - Cincinnati, OH

“It was wonderful that Bobby carried on the continuation with baseball, in developing youth like he once learned, following the blueprints of his dad,...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Norma Richardson - Cincinnati, OH

“We have a favorite video of a pin drop quiet park & Coach breaking the silence of the tense moment by yelling Bring it with ya! as the fly ball...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Roosevelt and Kellie Barnes - OH

“To be absent from the body, is to be present with the Lord My sincere Condolences to the Family ✝ ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Angela Norris - Cincinnati, OH

“Bobby was a life-long friend. Our fathers RAN baseball in North Avondale. His brother David is still one of my closest friends. Neighborhoods are...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Kevin Michael Jordan - Canton, MI

“Bob was A great human being I am so sad of his passing I met him in the early 90s when I used to teach karate at the Mt Auburn center he will be...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Anthony Price - Cincinnati, OH

“We all come across many individuals over the course of our lifetimes.Some we may struggle to remember after so may years have passed.I got to know...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Freddy Dace - Cincinnati, OH

“My family and I are heartbroken. Coach Bob did so much for the not just the boys/young men he coached but also for their parents. He will be missed. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Alandes, Gordon and Julian POWELL - OH


Johnson, Robert L, beloved husband of Christel Y Johnson,(nee Dodson ), Passed Sunday, January 10, 2021 Age 57 years. Visitation Monday, January 18, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM at New Prospect Baptist Church. Funeral service Monday, January 18, 2021 at 12:00 PM at New Prospect Baptist Church . Burial at Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Oh. Special online condolences for family and friends may be expressed at http://www.jcbattleandsonsfuneralhome.com