The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

January 18, 2013

Robert R. Firestone

Star Beacon

JEFFERSON — Robert R. Firestone, age 76, of Eagleville Road, Jefferson, died Wednesday evening, Jan. 16, 2013, at Ashtabula County Medical Center.

He was born July 11, 1936, in Somerset, Pa., the son of Donald C. and Grace E. (Custer) Firestone and had been a resident of this area the past 62 years, coming from Somerset, Pa. He was married to Pearl A. (Klingler) Schaubert on August 11, 2000, in Jefferson.

Mr. Firestone retired from Equistar Chemical Co. in 1999 after 28 years of service. He enjoyed hunting and traveling.

Survivors include his wife, Pearl A. Firestone; a daughter, Marilyn D. Marsh; three grandchildren; and a sister, Eileen O. Alexander.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Donald.

Graveside Services will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22nd, at Oakdale Cemetery, with the Rev. Quincy Wheeler, associate pastor of Jefferson United Methodist Church, officiating. No calling hours will be observed.

The Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, is handling arrangements. 

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