Robert H. Elrod, Jr., DVM, 84


Robert H. Elrod Jr., 84, passed away October 6, 2013. Bob was born March 11, 1929, in Toledo, Ohio to Robert H. and Martha (Brantingham) Elrod. He married Kathleen Claire Mulholland in 1955 on Christmas Eve.

A graduate of The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Bob established and maintained a small and large animal practice for many years until scaling back to solely small animals. He enjoyed a lifelong interest in American Saddlebbred horses as owner, trainer, exhibitor, and breeder. He showed horses throughout Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky.

Bob was an active and well respected member of the Reynolds Comers Rotary Club where he was the last surviving Charter Member and a Paul Harris Fellow. Bob served his country in the United States Army.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Kathleen, and sister, Elizabeth (Betty). He is survived by sons, Bradley and Michael (Marilisa); grandchildren, Maxim, Benjamin, Samuel, and Lauren.

There was no visitation. Services were private. Please consider memorial donations to the Reynolds Comers Rotary Club or a charity of the donor’s choice .