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Robert T. Freeborn, Sr.
ASHTABULA- Robert Thomas Freeborn, Sr, 81 died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic.
The son of Robert W. and Katherine (Verdi) Sackett, Bob was born on May 18, 1936 in Ashtabula. He was a graduate of Ashtabula High School.
Bob retired from the Ohio American Water Company as Supervisor of the road crew after forty one years of dedicated service.
On October 17, 1992 Bob and Donna Camp were united in marriage and together they celebrated twenty four years of cherished memories.
Bob enjoyed playing his guitar and singing country music, refurbishing juke boxes and owning and driving classic cars.
Bob is survived by his wife Donna Freeborn of Ashtabula; his son Robert T. "Skip" Freeborn, Jr., also of Ashtabula; step daughters, Susan (Kevin) Morris of Orwell, Debra (Ray Pettrolino) Good of Carey, NC, Julie (Jerry) Fusco of Ashtabula; nine grandchildren; five great- grandchildren and still growing; brother, Donald (Carol) Freeborn, Jr. also of Ashtabula; daughter-in-law, Rose Freeborn of Ashtabula, nieces and nephews.
Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Freeborn; sons, Steven Freeborn and Gary Freeborn, Sr.; his mother, and step-father, Donald Freeborn, Sr., and his father.
Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, July 21, 2017 at Ducro Funeral Home, 4524 Elm Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio. David Adams, Pastor of Grace Gospel Church will officiate with burial in Edgewood Cemetery, Ashtabula.
Calling hours will be observed from 10AM until 12 noon time of service.
If desired, contributions in Bob's name may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Avenue, Ashtabula, Ohio 44004 or APL 5970 Green Road, Ashtabula, Ohio, 44004
DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Avenue is handling arrangements.
Published on July 19, 2017
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