Robert was a U.S. Navy Veteran, WWII. He graduated from Baldwin-Wallace College and Case Western Reserve University. He taught biology, science, and coached football at Avon and Strongsville High School.
He was the beloved husband of Bernice for 62 years; loving father of Robert Jr., Diane Rondenet, David, Stephen, and Beth Ferry; dear grandfather of Tiffany Leeper, Laura, Julie, and McCallah Ferry, and Ashley Jamison; great grandfather of Madison Leeper.
A graveside service will take place Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 1 P.M., at Strongsville Cemetery.
Family requests memorial contributions to Valley City Fire and Rescue Department, 6700 Center Rd, Valley City OH 44280.