Robert L. Kennedy
67, of East Canton passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 19, 2013 in the Mercy Medical Center. Robert was born on Feb. 7, 1946, the son of the late Homer James and Pearl Kennedy; also preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Deborah Huntsman and brother, Wilbur "Webb" Kennedy. He worked in construction for over 30 years and was a member of the VFW and the Local Laborer's Union #1015.
Survived by his loving partner, Phyllis Spaulding; three stepdaughters, Lisa Mayle, Tracy Cummings, and Heather Mehilis; five stepsons, Carl Patterson, Dennis Patterson, Ryan, Loren and Shaun Mehilis; several grand and great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held in the Waltner-SIMCHAK Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, with Rev. Jack Mayle officiating. Friends may call same-day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. also in the funeral home. You may add your condolences on our website at
Published in The Repository on Apr. 21, 2013