NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Bobby Joe Cusick, a longtime resident of New Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, after a long battle with cancer at the age of 54.

He was born July 3, 1969, to the late Robert Eugene, Jr. and Shirley Ann Cusick in Salem, Ohio.

Bobby was always described as a hardworking, caring man willing to set aside time to help others. His presence was always felt everywhere he went as he enjoyed spending time with his sisters, children, grandchildren and friends. 

Bobby is preceded in death by parents, Robert Eugene, Jr. and Shirley Ann Cusick; stepfather, Alan Little; brother, Jeffery Cusick and sister, Sharlene Woods.

He is survived by son, Bobby Joe Cusick II; grandson, Bobby Joe Cusick III; daughter, Kristina Bowen; grandson, Carter Bowen; siblings, Kenneth Cusick, Denice Cusick, Diana Cusick and Lavonne Morena along with several beloved nieces and nephews and other relatives. 

In typical Bobby fashion, there are no services planned. A celebration of life will occur with details to be determined.

Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. Share memories, send condolences or make a donation by visiting

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A television tribute will air Wednesday,  November 8, at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing