Robert H. Farrance, 86, passed away September 11, 2019. He was born in Akron to the late Martha (Cutright) and Charles Farrance and served in the US Army as a corporal, proudly earning his paratrooper wings. Robert retired from Firestone with 30 years of service, and also worked at O'Neils and Spagnuolo & Associates. He was a member of Family of Faith United Methodist Church and in retirement, he loved going for coffee and donuts and watching football. Preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor and sister, Patricia Steger, he is survived by his sister, Barbara (Irvin) Craig; children, Carla (Dana) Schertz, Robert (Diana) Farrance, David and James; grandchildren, William (Jessica) Schertz, Jonathan and Matthew Schertz, Jessica (Matthew) Gamble, Joshuah (Joy) Farrance, and Catherine (Tommy Shields), Sarah, Kaitlyn and Abigail Farrance; 6 great-grandchildren; 4 nephews and 1 niece. Calling hours will be Sunday, September 15, 2019 from 1:30 - 2:00 p.m. at the Eckard Baldwin Funeral Home and Chapel, 760 E. Market St. The funeral service will immediately follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ron Shultz officiating. Private interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to AMVETS, the American Red Cross or Family of Faith United Methodist Church.
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