Robert W. Madden

March 2, 1942 - February 19, 2017

Robert William Madden, 74, a resident of North Ft. Myers, FL for the past 30 years, formerly of Barnesville, OH passed away Sunday, February 19, 2017 in North Ft. Myers. He was born March 2, 1942 in Akron, OH to Nelson and Ella Madden, now deceased.

Besides being a devoted husband, and grandfather, Robert and his wife owned and operated Madden’s Family Restaurant in Barnesville, Ohio. Robert was also a heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local 18 for many years until relocating to Florida.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Carole of North Ft. Myers; five loving children, Sherri Harris of North Ft. Myers, Mellissia Madden, Chrissy Gley (Paul), Jason Robert Madden and Erich William Madden (Grace), all of Cape Coral; five loving siblings, Helen Oliver, Betty Jones, Ruth Kubieck, Jeanie Ferguson, and Nelson Madden, Jr., all of OH: 11 grandchildren, Gregory, Kevin, Karissa, Amanda, Brandon, Tiffany, Kayla, Jason, Jenna, Derik and Michael; 10 great grandchildren, Gregory, Jr., Nicholas, Timothy, Aidyn, Eli, Matthew, Maddy Rose, Brennan, Jacob and Autumn; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Robert was preceded in death by a son, Robert “Bobby” Sherman D. Madden.

No formal services are planned at this time.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Robert William Madden are suggested to Cancer Research Institute:

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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