HUBBARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Robert L. “Bob” Ressler, Jr., 81, died Saturday afternoon, December 24, 2022 at his home.

He was born June 5, 1941 in Canton, a son of Robert L. Ressler, Sr. and Ida Bell Green and his stepfather, Robert Mayle who raised him.

Mr. Ressler, a 1959 graduate of Lincoln High School was a member of Canton Baptist Temple.

He was a sales rep for H & H Auto Parts and ADW for over 40 years, retiring in 2010.

Bob loved spending time with his family, enjoyed card night with his friends, collecting stamps, fishing and bowling.

He leaves his wife, the former Connie L. Ballew, whom he married October 22, 1988; three sons, Robert L. Ressler III and his wife, Julie, of Navarre, Ohio, Bryan Ressler and his wife, Melissa, of Akron and Lee Fedorchak of Hubbard; three daughters, Deann Frank and her husband, Tom, of Canton, Jen Ressler of Akron and Jane McGivern of Girard; a sister, Joanne Thompson and her husband, Mike, of Clover, South Carolina; 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his stepfather, Robert Mayle who raised him.

Family and friends may call on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home and also on Thursday, January 5, 2023, one hour prior to the funeral services, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon, at the funeral home, where funeral services will begin at 12:00 Noon with Pastors Mike Frazier and Mike Thompson.

Interment will be at Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Canfield.

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A television tribute will air Thursday, December 22 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.