Robert G. Willis, 62, Sandusky, passed away unexpectedly Saturday afternoon, June 29, 2013, in the University of Toledo Medical Center.
He was born Oct. 18, 1950, in Sandusky, to William E. and Katherine (Rhode) Willis. Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He drove a truck as an independent owner/operator, then for Du Mor, Inc.
Robert was a member of the American Legion Post 83. He loved motorcycles, buying his first Harley-Davidson a couple years ago, camping, traveling, his dogs, being behind the wheel, and his family, especially his grandkids.
Robert is survived by his wife of 41 years, Joyce Willis, whom he married on May 26, 1972; sons, Brian (Shawn) Willis of Bellevue, and Robert (Dawn) Willis of Sandusky; grandchildren, Michelle, Meagen, Sabrina, Amber, and Carolyna; a great-grandchild on the way; sisters, Cindy Stout of South Carolina, and Marie Fox of Castalia; longtime friend, James Greene; and a host of other family members and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, John “Jack” Willis.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m., Rev. Donny Greene will officiate. The American Legion Post 83 Honor Guard will provide military honors.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to one’s favorite charity.
Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be made to the family at toftfh.com.