Robert F. Mairs, DVM

Birth Date: 
Saturday, September 19, 1936
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

WOOSTER – Robert F. Mairs, DVM, 81 of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster.

He was born September 19, 1936 in Shreve, the son of Robert E. and Frances Ewing Mairs.  He married Patricia L. Tyrrell on August 21, 1955.  She survives.

He had been a veterinarian for 50 years in Shreve and Wooster.  He was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ, the Elks Lodge, the 20/30 Club, the Wayne Co. Coin Club, Orrville Coin Club, Ohio Veterinarian Medical Assoc., the Wayne Co. Saddle Club and the Corvair Car Club.  He was also a knife maker, coin collector and he enjoyed traveling.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Robert M. Mairs, Lori (David) Hershey and Richard A. (Sharry Starner) Mairs all of Wooster; a granddaughter, Andrea (Ryan) Billman of Sterling; a sister, Julia (Gordon) Martini of Florida and foster siblings, Florence “Sis” Wallace of Findlay and Joan Swick of Wooster.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends will be received at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster on Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 6-8:00 p.m.

There will be no funeral services.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Wayne Co. Dog Shelter, 5694 Burbank Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Visitation: 

Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home

Service: 

No services will be held

Condolences

So sorry to hear this. I've missed Dr Mairs. I always preferred taking my fur babies to him back in the day. Condolences to the family.

Our deepest sympathies to the Mairs family from the Jay & Carolyn Arnold family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Dr. Mairs took care of my grandparents animals when I was growing up. He will be greatly missed by the whole community.

Sad to see of Dr. Maris passing. Thoughts and prayers are with the Mairs family.
Have fond memories of riding in his prized Corvair..

I am so sorry to here of Doc Mairs passing. I will always carry the memories of him at horse shows and get togethers at his home. I wish nothing but the best for his family as they go through this time of sorrow.

My prayers are with the family. Dr. Mairs will be greatly missed. His compassion and integrity was truely admired and and inspiration to others.

I am saddened to hear of your Father's passing. I am so greatful that I got to visit with him along with my Dad.My thoughts,love and prayers are with you❤
Gail

I am saddened to hear of your Father's passing. I am so greatful that I got to visit with him along with my Dad.My thoughts,love and prayers are with you❤
Gail

So very sorry for everyone’s loss.

Prayers and sympathy to the family on the loss of Doc. He had a heart of gold under his gruff exterior and we were so lucky to have him for our vet. So glad Rich is carrying on the practice. Heaven gained a great guy.

Deepest sympathy to the family. He was a great man & friend and will be missed by all

Deepest sympathy to the family. He was a great man & friend and will be missed by all

Deepest sympathy to the family on your loss.

Sorry for the loss of a wonderful man. Prayers to family and friends.

Oh dear! What a nice man. Rich I am so sorry. I got to spend some time with him reminiscing when I went to visit my Mom. Loved every minute. Big hugs to all!

I am sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Although I have been away from Wooster for a number of years, I have wonderful memories of those in the "horse community". My condolences to his family. RIP, Bob.

So sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. always enjoyed talking to him when I would bring the pets in. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

I am truly sorry to hear of Doc's passing - my deepest condolences to the family.

God's strength and love to the entire family.

So very sorry to hear that Doc passed away! He was a great guy! Hope pat is doing ok. Thoughts and prayer are with the family. Nancy and Tim Schmid

So sorry to hear about Doc. He was a great guy! Our prayers to Pat and the family.

So sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed his common sense vet practices. Will miss him.

To 'Doc''s Family and Friends, Our deepest sympathies go out to you. May God, and the many good memories, sustain you; now and also in the future.. Our thoughts and prayers are for you and your families. Sincere condolences from Art Beerys, Smithville, Ohio

Oh, what a fine person Dr Mairs was! What a sad loss to our city. Jimmy and I took many, many pets to him over the many years and still love the Mairs Veterinary care we get for our dog and cats. We have missed Dr Mairs and his great dry humor, tenderly healing our beloved pets and giving us good, earthy advice.
May all of his family and close friends always carry him around in your pockets, because he'll be such good company.

Sorry to hear your dad was one of the best .

To “Doc’s” family...so very sorry for your loss. Many hugs and prayers for you all. May all the wonderful memories over the years help comfort you all.

Deepest sympathy to the Mairs family! Thoughts and prayer are with each of you!

Pat, Bobby, Lori and Richard, you have my deepest sympathy. Bobby, l am glad l got to visit with you and Doc last summer. Condolences to all your family.

Lori, so sorry about your dad. Deepest sympathy to the Mairs family.

Lori, so sorry about your dad. Deepest sympathy to the Mairs family.

Our deepest sympathy go out to the Mairs family on the passing of Doc Mairs.

Was the best vet ever! He always took very good care of my dog for me! I'm sure he will be missed dearly by all who knew him!

The neighborhood will not be the same.

Just back in town and saw the empty room next to my mom. My condolences to the family. May the good memories of times past take over the trials of the past year.

We were so sorry to learn about the loss of Dr. Mairs. He was a good man, a good friend and will be sorely missed in Wayne County. May your fond memories carry the family through this difficult time.

Pat I’m SO sorry to hear of Bob’s passing!! I think if you guys often and miss you!!

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