Robert W. Simpkins, 64, of Toledo, Ohio went home to be with his Lord and Savior early Saturday morning, February 2, 2013.
Bob worked in the maintenance department at Alro Steel (formerly Art Iron) for 40 years. He was a veteran of the US Army, serving in Vietnam. Bob was a faithful member of Monclova Road Baptist Church, and was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Bob was affectionately known to his grandchildren as "Papa."
Bob is survived by his wife of 40 years, Darlene; sons, Dave and Rob (Anitra) Simpkins; grandchildren, Ashlee, Kayla, Nate, Maddy and Neva; brother, Homer, and sisters, Linda, Carol, and Patty.
Friends may call at the Walter Funeral Home, 4653 Glendale Avenue, on Tuesday, February 5, 2013, from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park.
Contributions are requested to be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio.
Obituary from the Toledo Blade.
September 11, 1948 - February 2, 2013