Below is the obituary that ran in the Dec 2 issue of The News Leader:


World War II veteran

Services are planned for Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Christian Church in Macedonia for Robert Henderson McIntyre. Mr. McIntyre, 85, of Macedonia, died Nov. 21, 2009.

Mr. McIntyre was born to Henderson and Minnie McIntyre on April 9, 1924, in Lakewood. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a graduate of Fenn College/Cleveland State University and worked as an accountant, comptroller, and vice president of finance before retiring. He was very active at Shepard Road Christian Church (now Good Shepherd Christian Church) and Bethany Christian Church in Florida, serving in many capacities, including elder and lay pastor. He was a long-time resident of Sagamore Hills before retiring to Florida and returning to live with his daughter in Macedonia. Before moving to Florida, he was a volunteer representative for endowment fundraising at The Cleveland Christian Home.

Mr. McIntyre was the husband for 62 years of Gladys Russell McIntyre, deceased.

He was the father of Janice (Gene) Bittner of Macedonia and Nancy (Paul) Kinsey of Frankfort, Ohio.

He was the grandfather of Timothy (and Christi) Bittner, Rebekka Bittner, Nicholas (and Christy) Cross, and Megan Alexander and great grandfather of Austin and Michael Bittner and Holly Golden.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to The Cleveland Christian Home, 222 Prame Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44109. Go to for information.