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Robert Liston


1938 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Robert Liston Obituary
Liston, Robert
1938 - 2018
Robert L. "Bob" Liston, age 79, of Whitehall, passed away at home on February 22, 2018 after an 8-year battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born on August 8, 1938 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late Donald and Clarice (Sumner) Liston. He graduated from West High School in 1956. Survived by his wife of 52 years, Sharron; daughters, Susan (Rocco) Maiolo and grand dog, Oscar, Debra (Eric) Booher and their children. Also surviving is sister, Donna Jones; and several nieces and nephews. He was a proud and active member of IBEW Local 683 for 42 years and for 29 of those years held a treasury position for the union golf league. In 1988 he received the Builders Exchange (BX) Craftsmanship Award for his work at Discover Card Services, Inc. He retired in 2001 from Mid-City Electric, where the last 14 years were spent at Battelle Memorial Institute. He loved golf, cards, bowling, hockey, football, and traveling to Gatlinburg, TN. He served as President of the IHL Checkers Booster Club and Treasurer for the Whitehall Civic Celebrations Association (WCCA). He was a volunteer for the food pantry at Eastview United Methodist Church and was an active member of the Whitehall Senior Citizens Center. The family would like to thank the nursing staff at Wexner Zusman Hospice for all their care and support during these difficult past months. Friends may call Sunday 1-5 PM, EVANS FUNERAL HOME, 4171 E. Livingston Ave. and Monday 1 hour prior to service, where funeral service will be held Monday 11 AM. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, tribute contributions may be made to The Parkinson's Foundation in memory of Robert. www.evansfuneralhome.net
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2018
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