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Toft Funeral Home and Crematory
2001 Columbus Ave
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-625-8816

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Robert E. VanScoy Sr.

Robert E. VanScoy Sr. 71, Sandusky, died Saturday, February 5, 2011, in Firelands Regional Medical Center.

He was born on August 2, 1939 in Pike Co., Ohio, and was a U.S. Army veteran. He attended Victory Baptist Church, Norwalk, and was an avid reader.

He is survived by his sons, Robert (Patti) VanScoy Jr., Huron, and Bill (Cheryl) VanScoy, Sandusky, grandchildren, Dereck VanScoy, Will VanScoy, and Alexandria VanScoy; sisters, Ruth, Shirley, Beverly, and Priscilla; brothers, Fred, Richard, Harold, and Kermit; special niece, Jenny Henley; special friend and companion, Mary Wiseman, Norwalk; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife of forty-eight years, Geraldine VanScoy, in 2009, parents, Homer and Georgia (Speakman) VanScoy; and a brother, Carl.

Friends may call on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 from 11 AM until time of funeral services at 1 PM in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Pastor Dan Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron, where the American Legion Post 83 will hold military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Research, 4500 Rockside Rd., Suite 440, Independence, OH, 44131, or The Leukemia Society, 23297 Commerce Park Rd., Cleveland, OH, 44122. Condolences may be shared at