Robert D. StevensMarch 4, 1944 ~ August 27, 2017 (age 73)
Robert D. Stevens, 73 lifelong resident of West Farmington, passed away Sunday, August 27, 2017. He was born in Warren, Ohio on March 4, 1944, son of the late Lloyd and Mary Elizabeth (Chinnock) Stevens. Robert was a graduate of Farmington High School, and served as a Gunnery Sergeant for the U.S. Marine Corp. He then worked for Delphi Packard in Warren, as a tool and die maker for 30 years. Robert was a member of the Farmington fire department for 37 years and was acting chief for at least 12 years. He was a member of West Farmington United Methodist Church where he served as a trustee for many years. His hobbies included woodworking, gardening, fishing, antique cars and car shows. His greatest devotion was to his family and hometown. His family and friends will miss him dearly.
Robert is survived by his beloved wife Renee (Albrecht) Stevens of 47 years; his loving children, daughter Kate (Jeremy) Woodworth of Savanna, GA and his son Ken (Kim) Stevens of West Farmington; his grandchildren, Abbey and Justin Woodworth; step grandchildren, Kayla Zabrosky, Matthew (Trisha) Zabrosky; three great grandchildren, Carson, Ariella, and Ryker; two brothers, JB of MI and Charles of AZ, and his sister Sue of Indiana.
Calling hours will be 5:00-8:00 P.M. Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062.
A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, West Farmington.