Robert G. Zickefoose|
Robert G. Zickefoose, 87, of Canal Fulton, passed away Monday, April 28, 2014 at Chapel Hill Community.
Bob was born on January 16, 1927 in Barberton, Ohio the son of the late Forrest and Lucille (Grove) Zickefoose. At an early age, he moved to Manchester and spent much of his childhood on his grandparents, Roscoe and Hallie Grove's farm. He attended Manchester Grade School and Manchester High School and graduated in 1945. Bob was active in all sports. Upon graduating he enlisted in the United States Army, serving our country during World War II in Japan. After returning from service, he was employed by P.P.G. Industries in Barberton, and retiring as an electrician. He was Canal Fulton Police Chief, retiring after 20 years of service. He was also a realtor and worked for Jackson Realtors at Belden Village. He was a member of Clinton Lodge #47 F&AM, Scottish Rite, and American Legion Post #221.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine (Bond) Zickefoose whom he married on September 23, 1951; his children, Craig G., Keith G. and Becky, Brian G., and Robert Zickefoose, all of Canal Fulton, and Lyn Rae and Mitch Graham of Florida; and three grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Sunset Hills Burial Park, Rev. Cheryl Rosenberger will be officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday and Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Paquelet & Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home in Massillon. There will be a Masonic Service on Friday at 7 p.m. Messages of comfort and support may be sent to the family at www.arnoldlynch.com.
Paquelet & Arnold-Lynch Funeral Home & Crematory, (330) 833-4839.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on May 1, 2014