Robert William Stack, 85, lifelong resident of Burton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, January 25, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Born March15, 1932 in Burton, son of Joseph Stack and Agnes (Ferry) Stack Jones. He was a graduate of Burton High School and served in the U.S. Army. Robert was a foreman at Geauga Industries for 30 years; worked for Burton Village street dept. 17 years; along with Geauga Fairgrounds 10 years. Robert enjoyed being active. He was a member of the Burton Vol. Fire Dept. 36 years and served as Assistant Chief for several of those years. He enjoyed hunting in his younger years; shopping, watching NASCAR, enjoyed classic cars, flower gardening, doing yard work, and feeding the birds and deer. Robert was also known as “Mr Fixit” and loved being with his family. His family will miss him dearly.
Robert is survived by his children, Robert W. Jr. (Rosalyn) Stack, Russell (Denise) Stack, Susan (Jon) Trumbull, and Angela (John) Ludlow; his brother Thomas Stack; 12 grandchildren, Kenny Mocella, Samantha Cogswell, Heather McFaul, Richie “Boy” Mocella, Dillon Stack, Connor Stack, Charisse Trumbull, Kathleen Trumbull, Anthony Ludlow, Christopher Ludlow, Caylin Blair, and Jordyn Blair; and three great grandchildren, Riley McFaul, Rosie Mocella, and Ava Cogswell. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Judith Stack who died Sept 11, 2016; his mother Agnes Stack Jones; his father Joseph Stack; his stepfather Paul P. Jones; his brother Joseph and his wife Betty Stack; his sister Mary Jones; and his sister-in-law Carol Stack.
Calling hours will be 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM Monday, January 29, 2018 at Russell-Sly Family Funeral Home, 15670 West High St., Middlefield, OH 44062. A Celebration of Life will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 30th at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Welton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions suggested to Burton Fire Dept., PO Box 243, Burton, OH 44021 or to the Geauga Co. Fair Foundation, PO Box 402, Burton, OH 44021.
Burton Fire Departmant
P O Box 243, Burton OH 44021
The Geauga County Fair Foundation
P.O. Box 402, Burton OH 44021