Robert Lee Liston

September 9, 1937 ~ July 14, 2020 (age 82)


Robert L. Liston, 82 of Canal Fulton, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Born on September 9, 1937 in Akron to the late Robert and Ruby (Knight) Liston, he was a proud teamster (Local 24) for 50 years. Bob was a dedicated professional with over 3 million safe miles driven and for 7 of those years mom and dad drove together as a team. Dad retired from Consolidated Freight in 1999 before he and mom enjoyed 20 years of snow birding in Florida. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Dennis (Linda) Liston and great-granddaughter, Mercades Skye. Bob leaves a lifetime of wonderful memories for his wife of 57 years, Georgena, to whom he was her everything, as she was to him. Together they raised 5 children, Bill (Sharon), Dale (Cindy), Bob, Lori (Leo) and Kim; 12 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. Bob is also survived by siblings, Shellie, Robin (Tom), Rebecca, Brett (Heidi), Blair and Nancy (Al); numerous extended family and friends.
Funeral Services will be held MONDAY, 1:00pm at the Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, 624 Cherry St. E. (Rt. 93) Canal Fulton, Pastor Whitney Owens officiating. Burial at Greensburg Cemetery. Calling Hours Sunday, 2pm to 4pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Alzheimer's Association, 408 9th St SW Suite 3400, Canton, OH 44707.

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July 19, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Funeral Service
July 20, 2020

1:00 PM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614


Alzheimer's Association-Greater East Ohio Chapter
408 9th St SW Suite 3400, Canton OH 44707

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