NILES – Robert L. Stitle, Sr. age 73, lifelong area resident, entered into eternal rest Sunday, November 15, 2020 at home. He was born June 13, 1947 in Warren, the son of Merion Eugene and Florence Irene (Davis) Stitle.
Bob attended Howland schools and served his country honorably in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. He worked for Jim Pace Pontiac as a mechanic and as a parts runner. An expert at billiards, he won many trophies in pool leagues, and never met a family picnic or a stranger he didn’t like.
Precious memories of Bob live on with his two sons, Robert L. Stitle, Jr. (Tara) of Niles and Thomas A. Stitle (Mary F. Yeager) of Girard; three daughters: Kelly Stitle-Hites (Anthony Nickels) of Weathersfield, Lisa Austin of Warren, and Bobbie Jo Stitle of Youngstown; eleven grandchildren: Jamelle, Vincent, Jonathan, Craig, Christina, Ashlee, Alesia, Jocelyn, Drake, Alexis, and Maliah; three great-grandchildren, Bronson, Sabrina, and Ashezion; two sisters, Frances “Curly” Holbrook (Rusty) of Niles and Sandra Williams of Warren; and one brother, David Stitle (Diane) of Warren.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Merion and Florence Stitle; two brothers, Walter “Butch” Davis and Merion “Pete” Stitle; and one infant sister.
Services are 3:00 pm Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home. Friends may call 2:00 to 3:00 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Masks are required, and social distancing practices will be observed.
To honor his military service, interment will take place at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, Ohio.
A reception for friends and family to celebrate Bob’s good life will be held at a later date, after the Covid crisis has passed.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, Ohio 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated To Serving Your Loved Ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneralhome.com.
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