Robert (Bob) Overton Obituary, Ormskirk Cross Hall High School Mourns The Sad Passing Away Of A Talented Teacher And Friend – Death – The world obits


Robert (Bob) Overton Obituary, Death – Robert (Bob) Overton, a beloved and exceptionally gifted educator at Ormskirk Cross Hall High School, passed away suddenly at the age of 76. His passing has left a profound impression on the school community. Bob left an unforgettable impression on those lucky enough to have learned from him as an imaginative and enthusiastic educator.

Taking Mr. Overton’s pottery classes in the 1970s was an experience that many of his former students will always remember with fondness. He left an indelible mark on his students through his passion for experiential learning and his contagious energy, which he brought with him beyond the classroom and into school camps, where he taught them the joy of canoeing.

The fact that Bob founded RO Pottery after his time at Cross Hall demonstrates his steadfast dedication to fostering creativity; he had a lifelong passion for pottery and painting. His lasting impact on his students is evidence of the profound values he inculcated in them, including an appreciation for the subtle artistry of pottery making and a commitment to creativity.

In spite of their grief over his death, Bob’s friends, family, and the Cross Hall community will always remember his engaging classes, innovative ideas, and contagious energy. He left an indelible mark on the school’s history through his influence on both students and faculty. At this sad time, our hearts go out to Bob’s loved ones; you are in our prayers and thoughts. Ormskirk Cross Hall High School remembers Robert (Bob) Overton, a cherished educator whose work will live on in the hearts and minds of Ormskirk Cross Hall High School alumni for years to come.