A Memorial service will be celebrated by Rev. Bernard Timothy at 12 p.m. Saturday March 10, 2018 at the Fox Funeral Home for Robert “Bob“ Roberts, 70, who passed away surrounded by his family at St. Elizabeth Hospital February 6, 2018.
Bob was born March 11, 1947 in Youngstown son of Glyndwr “Glynn” W.T. and Elizabeth Reese Roberts.
He was a 1967 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, where he played football.
Bob was a Sgt. With U.S. Air Force stationed at the 655th. Radar Squadron, Watertown, New York. Where he was a refrigeration/air conditioning specialist. He also served as “Honor Guard”.
After returning from the service he worked for Youngstown Sheet & Tube as motor inspector until there closing and then worked for WCI steel he worked as an electrician and motor inspector specialist, while working at WCI he was sent to GE school in Virginia to further his training, he retired in 2002.
Bob’s favorite past times were hunting and fishing with his kids, doing home improvements and spending family times at their hunting camp.
Bob and his family enjoyed many nice vacations together, whether it was a cruise, flight or traveling in their RV to somewhere special.
Bob leaves to cherish his memory his wife Constance “Connie” Heikle whom he married December 5, 1970 in Watertown New York. His daughter Melissa R. Kraynak of Youngstown and son Todd R.H. Roberts of Columbus. His Brother David ( Judy ) Roberts in Abilene, Tx. Bob’s 5 grandchildren; Derek Kraynak, Felicia and Olivia Ward and Quentin and Quintana Perry, and 3 great grandchildren, Many Nieces and nephews. Bob also leaves behind, his longtime pets, a dog Molly and 3 cats Bella, Millie and Salem.
Friends may call from 11 to 12 p.m. at the Fox Funeral Home 4700 Market St. Boardman, prior to the service.
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