ALLIANCE, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Robert Dale “Bob” Stull, aged 89, of Alliance, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 10, 2023.
He was born on July 28, 1934, in Atwater, Ohio, to the late Virgil and Iola (Beans) Stull.
Bob graduated from Atwater High School.
He began his career as a toll booth operator, which was brief yet memorable but he dedicated the majority of his working years as an expeditor for GM in Hudson, Ohio. His dedication to his work was admired by all who knew him.
Bob’s life was filled with love for his family, friends and an array of beloved pets.
He is survived by his two sons, Craig (Jose Garcia) Stull of Seattle, Washington and Scott Stull of Alliance.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Terry Stull in 2019 and Tim Stull in 2016.
Bob’s life was further enriched by his grand furbabies, Dickens and Bosley and a variety of other animals, including a pot belly pig named Harley, a deer named Trouble and dogs, Bones and Bernie.
Besides his parents; he was preceded in death by his sisters, Wanda Shade and Betty Bayless.
Bob’s social circle extended beyond his family to include a special group of friends, “The Fab Four” – Dorothy Burkey, Alice Brunner and Larry Ray. Together, they traveled, held game nights and celebrated holidays, creating memories filled with laughter and camaraderie.
His faith played a significant role in his life. Bob was a former member of the Atwater Nazarene Church, where, he served as the Church Youth Choir Director, using his love of music to inspire and guide the younger members of his congregation. Later transferring to the Atwater Community Church. Bob was also a member of the Atwater Historical Society and the Carnation City Players. Bob was known for his volunteer work at Aultman Hospice and his participation in the Grief Share Group. These experiences were a testament to his compassionate nature and his willingness to help others in their time of need.
Traveling was one of Bob’s passions. He enjoyed exploring new places and meeting new people, creating a tapestry of experiences that enriched his life but perhaps what Bob will be most remembered for are his funny antics and his love of karaoke singing. Known by his stage name “Karaoke Bob,” he would perform at various senior and nursing home events, bringing joy and laughter to all who were present.
Robert Dale Stull was a man of many talents and interests but above all, he was a man of great love and kindness. His memory will live on in the hearts of all those whose lives he touched. His spirit, his love for life and his passion for helping others will never be forgotten. Bob’s family would like to thank all the caregivers and workers at Canterbury Villa in Alliance for all their love and support.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 2:00 p.m., at the Atwater Community Church, 1237 State Route 183, Atwater, OH 44201.
Friends and family may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gedntz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio (330) 938-2526.
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A television tribute will air Tuesday, November 14 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.