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Robert J. Demuth (left) and his son, Robert S. Demuth, stand outside the senior Demuth's home on the edge of Worthington. Father and son owned and operated Demuth Agency for more than 50 years.

End of an era: Demuth Agency continues on without a Demuth

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WORTHINGTON -- Talking about the chain of ownership at the Demuth Agency can get a bit confusing.

The insurance agency was founded by Robert "Bob" J. Demuth, who turned it over to his son, Robert "Bob" S. Demuth, who eventually took in a partner, Robert "Bob" Bristow, who recently bought the remaining shares and took full ownership.


Whew. That's a lot of Bobs.

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Beth Rickers
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