Robert (Bob) Roy Valentine, 79, of The Villages, FL passed away peacefully on October 11, 2022. Bob was born on September 8, 1943 in Toledo Ohio to Margaret (Connors) and Robert Valentine. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1961. After graduation Bob joined the US Air Force and served in Lincoln, Nebraska as a B-47 airplane mechanic. After serving his country he returned to Toledo and met his wife, Janice. Bob worked for Sun Oil Refinery in Toledo, Ohio and was trained as a machinist, retiring in 2001. He was a kind, gentle, and mild-mannered husband, father & grandfather, who liked to restore and tinker on Corvettes and old cars. He enjoyed spending time in Oregon, Ohio and Lake Marion, South Carolina with his grandsons and sons.
Bob will be missed more than words can express.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents
His in-laws June and Ervin Schober
Sister: Bonnie Townsend
Brother-in-law: James Rose, Major Jack (Sylvia) Schober
He is survived by his sons :
Robert (Christine) Valentine of Perrysburg, Ohio
John Valentine of Port Richey, Florida
Grandchildren: Bethany Creekmore of Toledo, Ohio
Zachery (Anna) Warner of Perrysburg, Ohio
James Valentine of Corpus Christi, Texas
Brother: Keith (Barbara) Foster, of Marietta, Ohio
In-laws: Carol Rose of Oregon, Ohio
Michael (Rose) Schober of Oregon, Ohio
Susan (Mark) Bernhardt of The Villages, Florida
Bob has many loving and caring cousins, nieces and nephews.
Bob, we love you and wish you peace.
A service will be held November 5, 2022 at Saint Stephens Catholic Church, 1880 Genesee St, Toledo, OH 43605 at 11 AM
Interment ceremony will be held at Florida National Cemetery, 6502 S.W. 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513 on November 18, 2022 at 12PM
In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation to
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors or Saint Jude hospital
A special thank you to Generations Senior Living Facility and Cornerstone Hospice for your kindness to Bob during his final days.