Bob W. Roberts, 59, of Vermilion, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2008, at University Hospital, Cleveland.
He was born Dec. 5, 1948, in Harlan, Ky. and lived most of his life in Vermilion and Lorain. He was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army. He worked as a supervisor at Lear Corporation, Huron, and had worked at TNT Logistics, Huron. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
He was past president of the Vermilion Lions Club, a member of AMVETS Post 22, American Legion Post 397, and VFW Post 7576, all of Vermilion. He was active in theVermilion Woollybear Festival,and Festival of the Fish for more than 20 years.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Barbara (Redmond); daughters, Sarah Roberts of Sandusky, Melissa Roberts of Vermilion, and Jessica Roberts, a student at BGSU; mother, Mabel (Jones) Roberts of Avon Lake; sister, Linda Vitai of Sheffield Lake; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 2-4 and7-9 p.m. Monday, in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion. The Vermilion Veterans Council will conduct military honors at7 p.m., followed with a service by the Vermilion Lion's Club. Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday in Trinity Lutheran Church, 3747 Liberty Ave., Vermilion; the Rev. Dr. Larry Houff will officiate. Inurnment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.
Contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, 3747 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, OH 44089. Condolences may be made atriddlefuneralhome.com.