Robert E. Stansbury, 85, of Hinckley Township, passed on to peace Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009.
He served honorably with the Army during World War II, being stationed in China, Burma and India.
He was the adored husband of 63 years of Evelyn M. Stansbury; loving father of Karen L. (Donald) Shepherd, Steven E. (Linda) and Cynthia A. Zales; hero of his grandchildren, Amy L. (Phil) Dellâ€™Anno, Janet L. (Tim) Gregory-Moos, Audrey (Richard) Hach, Molly Stansbury, Vanessa (Chris) Patton, Robert S. Hickling, Stephanie Kilian, Melissa Kilian, Brian L. (Lina) Shepherd and Donald J. Shepherd; greatest great-grandpa of Vince, Amanda, Anthony, Nicholas, Jacob, Tyler, Megan, Brittany, Tehya and Ciara; great-great-â€œGrampaâ€ to Layla and Makela; and grandfather-in-law of Phil Berry. He leaves to watch over Ma his best friend, Levi, his dog.
He was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Wendy S. Berry.
Thanks to his neighbor, Ron, who helped so much to keep Bob safe. See you in heaven, Papa.
Services will be private.
Donations in his memory can be sent to the Medina County Animal Shelter, 6334 Deerview Lane, Medina, 44256.
Dostal Funeral Service in North Olmsted is handling the arrangements.
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