FOSTORIA -- Robert A. Fishpaw Jr., 77, of Fostoria, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at Toledo Hospital.
He was born Jan. 12, 1936, in St. Marys, Ohio, the son of Robert Sr. and Delilah "Dee" (DeMoss) Fishpaw Sr. On Sept. 12, 1975, he married Jane (La Fountaine) Fishpaw, who survives in Fostoria.
Also surviving are sons, Pat Fishpaw, Dan (Deb) Fishpaw, Bob (Anne) Fishpaw, all of Defiance; daughters, Betty (Tim) Brink of Defiance, Cathy (Daryl) McClish of Dupont, Colleen Clausen of North Dakota, Renee (Alan) Theis of West Chester, Pa., Nadine (Greg) Schreiner and Stacey La Fountaine, both of Fostoria, Cara (Scott) Nighswander of Waterville; brothers, James (Marilyn) Fishpaw of Celina, Richard (Joy) Fishpaw of Wapakoneta, John (Barbara) Fishpaw of Lima; sisters, Mary Louise (John) Chandler of Franklin, N.C., Phyllis (Larry) Hicks of Lima; 25 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Michelle La Fountaine; a sister, Kathleen Rundio; and a grandchild.
Mr. Fishpaw retired in 1992 from Atlas Crankshaft in Fostoria, with 30 years of service. He was a 1954 graduate of St. Garrard High School in Lima and attended St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Bob was an avid Ohio State and Cleveland Indian fan.
Private services and visitation will be held. Burial will be held in Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia, Ohio. Handling arrangements is Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.
Memorials are to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.hffh.net.