GLEAVES, Robert L. died December 7, 2010

GLEAVES, Robert L. age 79, former owner/operator of Gleaves Barbershop, died Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at Hospice of Cincinnati in Blue Ash. Bob was a native of Nashville, TN, coming to Hamilton in the 1940's. He graduated in 1951 from Hamilton High School and served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He was very civic-minded and lead several community efforts in the Second Ward. He was an avid golfer, establishing one of the first African American Golf Clubs in the Cincinnati/Hamilton area. Bob was a member of the Pilgrim Baptist Church for over 50 years and was a member of Touissant Lodge #19 P.H.A. F&AM. He retired from General Motors Corporation. Bob leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife of 57 years, Johnetta Jean Gleaves of Glendale; his loving son, David (Sheila) Gleaves of Springdale; a sister, Ida Reene Moore of Columbus, OH, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm Monday, December 13, 2010 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 711 South 4th St., Hamilton with burial in Greenwood Cemetery. Friends may call from 12:00 noon until time of service. Arrangements are being handled by Green, Hall and Jordan Memorial Chapel.