He was a member of The Chapel of Akron. Bob was a much loved guidance counselor, teacher and basketball coach at Medina High School from 1964 to 1991. During his 14 year coaching career (11 boy’s, three girl’s) he achieved three men’s and two women’s conference championships. Bob enjoyed ending his career by watching his sons’ coach and his grandchildren play basketball and volleyball. Bob was inducted into the Medina High School Hall of Fame and Medina County Sports Hall of Fame.
He was the beloved husband of Jane (Wharton), to whom he was married 54years; loving father of Jody (Karen) Peters of Medina and Jay (Dawn) Peters of Cuyahoga Falls; dear grandfather of Zach, Tyler, Ally, Bob, Michael, Luke and Nate. He is also survived by several cousins.
Service will be held Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 11 A.M., at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina. Pastor Lynn Warner will officiate. Burial will be at Spring Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, October 10, 2012 from 1 to 4 P.M. and 6 to 9 P.M. at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256 or the Haven of Rest, 175 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44308.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com.
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