Mains, Robert L. (Rob), age 64, lifelong Dayton resident passed away July 10th after a 2 yr struggle with lung cancer. Rob is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Janice (Carrigan) Mains; son & daughter in law, Gordon and Shawna Mains; beautiful new granddaughter, Haidyn Olivia; mother, Betty L. Mains; sisters & brothers in law Suzanne &John Frizell; Linda &David Naas; sister-in-law Cathy (Bill) Kennedy; brother–in-law Tom (Susan) Carrigan; mother in law, Janice Carrigan; nieces & nephews, Robin Naas, Jenny Anderson, Casey (Julie) Naas, Melinda (Mark) Drake, Jodi (Brian) McHarge; Darren (Tara) Frizell; Tucker Carrigan; Jason (Jessica) Boone; Joseph (Liz) Boone, cousins Tom & Patti Swisher. Rob was preceded in death by his father, Robert W. Mains; nephew, Michael Frizell; father-in-law Warren D. Carrigan. Rob graduated from Colonel White HS (1967), and was a US Army veteran, serving as a radio operator with the 1st Air Cav Division in Viet Nam where he was awarded the Bronze Star. Rob was an alumnus of Wright State University, Antioch MacGregor University, and graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. With his father -in-law he owned the Carrigan & Mains Funeral Homes in Dayton and Englewood. Upon his retirement from funeral service he worked in the Consumer Relations Department at Miami Valley Hospital. Rob was a member of Fairview United Methodist Church and the Dayton Masonic Temple (Past Master of Riverview Lodge, member of Millennium Lodge, Victory Chapter, Silver Trowel Council, Reed Commandery, AASR, Valley of Dayton Antioch Shrine, Royal Order of Jesters). Prior to his retirement he was active in the community including Englewood Kiwanis, Northmont Optimists, Northmont Education Foundation and the Northmont Chamber of Commerce. Rob's family will receive friends Sunday, July 14, 2013 from 3 - 6 PM at the TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME ENGLEWOOD CHAPEL, 675 W. Wenger Road. Masonic services will be 5:30 pm, Sunday. A Celebration of Rob's life will be 11:00 am, Monday, July 15, 2013 at Fairview United Methodist Church, 828 W. Fairview Ave, Pastors Barbara C. Wiechel and James K. Wagner, officiants. If desired, the family suggests contributions to the Wounded Warriors Project, www.woundedwarriorproject.org
; The American Red Cross, Dayton Chapter, 370 West 1st Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402; www.redcross.org
or Fairview United Methodist Church. Messages of condolence to his family may be made at: www.tobiasfuneralhome.com.