Robert G. "Bob" Rakosky, 78, Sandusky, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 2, 1931, in Marblehead, and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He was employed by the former New Departure Hyatt for 57 years, retiring in 2006. Bob was a member of the VFW post in Port Clinton and the AMVETS in Sandusky. He loved music, playing in several area bands.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary "Sue" (Stiert) Rakosky, whom he married Jan. 6, 1962; children, Rick (Amy) Rakosky of Milan, Amy (Scott) Hite and Curtis Rakosky, both of Sandusky, and Ashton of Upper Sandusky; grandchildren, Autumn, Annie and Alivia; brother, Forrest Frost of Sandusky; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Michelle Rakosky; mother, Julia Frost; father, Curtis Rakosky; and sister, Helen French.
There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Milan Cemetery. Military honors will be performed by American Legion Post 83 of Sandusky.
Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com.