Bob and his twin brother, Rick, were born March 17, 1954 to Robert E. and Antoinette Lehman. They attended Lindberg High School in St. Louis through their junior year and then graduated from Oak Hills High School in Cincinnati in 1972. They attended the University of Cincinnati until 1973, majoring in Police Science.
Bob and Rick joined the Cincinnati Police Division on August 19, 1973 as Police Cadets. Bob was assigned to Criminalistics Section, Police Communications Section, District 5, and Planning Section. Both brothers were promoted to Police Officer on October 3, 1976 and laid off the next day, due to fiscal problems at City Hall. Bob took a position in the security department at St. Elizabeth Hospital. On May 24, 1979, he was offered recall to the Cincinnati Police Division and turned down the offer. He had served the community for three years and earned a letter of commendation for assisting in the arrest of an armed robber.
Bob went on to be promoted as a supervisor and completed his career as St. Elizabeth.
Officer Lehman died on October 5, 2022 at the age of 68.
Officer Lehman is survived by his children, Robert J. (Kelly) Lehman, Adam Blaze (Al
Officer Lehman is survived by his children, Robert J. (Kelly) Lehman, Adam Blaze (Alex) Lehman, and Thomas (Maeghi) Lehman; grandchildren, Sydney, Ashley, Justice, and Skye; great-grandchild, Levi; and siblings, Annette (Paul) Fulton and retired Police Sergeant Richard (Michelle) Lehman.
ex) Lehman, and Tomas (Maeghi) Lehman; grandchildren, Sydney, Ashley, Justice, and Sky; great-grandchild, Levi; and siblings, Annette (Paul) Fulton and retired Police Sergeant Richard (Michelle) Lehman.
Visitation will be held 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2022, at Dalbert, Woodruff, and Isenogle Funeral Home at 2880 Boudinot Avenue. A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m., followed by a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. A graveside committal service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022 at St. Joseph (New) Cemetery at 4500 Foley Road.
Memorials may be made to Safe Call Now.
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