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Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-626-3632
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Robert J. Townsend

Robert J. Townsend, 65, residing in Sandusky, passed away Saturday evening, May 16, 2020 at home due to natural causes.

Bob was born on September 12, 1954 in Sandusky, OH to the late Myles Edward and Alice (Schaefer) Townsend.

Bob graduated from Sandusky High School in 1972 and was a professional painter. He was a member of Victory Temple. Bob loved to play music, sing, fish and tell good jokes. He loved spending time with his family.

Bob had a charming personality that could light up a room. He had a special talent of making everyone laugh and his famous line, "It's just me Bobby T' will forever be missed.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Christina Vaccaro of Sandusky; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister, Lisa Townsend of Sandusky; brothers, William (Tina) Townsend of Sandusky and Larry (Deb) Townsend of Akron and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and other loving relatives. Bob had a special bond with his great nephew and best friend, Jason "J Rock" Townsend.

In addition to his parents, Bob is preceded in death by his brother, Richard "Bones" Townsend and nephew, Paul Bandy.

Private family services will be held. A celebration of life will be held and announced at a later date. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Those wishing to contribute to Bob's memory may do so to his family, c/o Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.

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