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Robert Paul Shreves

Robert Paul Shreves, age 87, of Swanton Ohio, passed away peacefully on Thursday Nov 3, 2022, at Grand Rapids Care Center. Robert was a 1953 graduate of DeVilbiss High School. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served 2 years (MP and Honor Guard). Following honorable discharge, he attended the University of Toledo to earn a real estate license.

Over the years, Robert worked maintenance for several different employers, including Blair Realty, Goodwill Industries, Toledo Sports Arena, and Maumee Youth Center in Neapolis.

Robert was a 4-H advisor for over 30 years, mainly with the Buckeye Boys 4-H Club in Lucas County. He also enjoyed volunteering as a docent for the Blair Lithophane Museum. His favorite hobby was buying and selling antiques, which gave him the chance to not only search for treasures, but also meet many new people.

Surviving are Robert’s loving wife of 62 years, Judith; children, Deborah (Greg) Swingholm, Christopher Shreves, Jennifer (Shawn) Quinn, and Bradley Shreves; granddaughter Hannah Quinn; brother Richard Shreves; as well as many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and cousins he was very close to. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Madeline (Flinchbaugh) Shreves, and sister, Carol Stepleton.

Visitation will be held on Saturday Nov 12th from 2-4 pm at Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where funeral services will begin at 4:00 pm. Private burial will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Cherry Street Mission, P.O. Box 9100, Toledo, OH 43697 or Swanton Fire & Rescue, 432 Church St., Swanton, OH 43558.


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Judy Sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. Hope you are doing well with all considered.

Elizabeth Roberts Nov 23 2022 11:23 AM

Our thoughts and prayers to the Shreves family. We appreciated Bob’s friendliness and the help during our boys 4-H days.

John and Kathy Warkentin Nov 10 2022 12:24 PM

So sorry for your loss. Bob was a amazing man. Sending prayers for all of you. Heaven Gained another Angel. Soar High My Friend.

Bonnie & Ron Holdeman Nov 8 2022 2:39 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Shreves

Bonnie & Ron Holdeman Nov 7 2022 7:24 PM

Extending my deepest sympathy to Judy, Debby, Chris, Jenifer, Brad and all Bob's family and friends. He sure was a nice guy and I always looked forward to seeing him and talking with him. He surely will be missed. Keeping you in my prayers.

Bob Vasko Nov 7 2022 7:02 PM

My deepest sympathy to Judy and all of the family. Bob was always quick with a smile and helpful advice whenever we met. He will be missed. Keeping all of you in my prayers.

Lauretta Slawinski Nov 7 2022 10:07 AM

Sorry to see the passing of bob, I wish the family comfort in this time of loss. thoughts to all of you durring these tough times.

Todd Dixon Nov 6 2022 1:54 AM

I am so sorry for your loss.
Claudia Sturm

Claudia Sturm Nov 5 2022 9:24 PM

Sending our sympathy to Judy and family. Bob was a nice guy who will be missed by all who knew him. We are so sorry for your loss.

Tim and Ella Shelley Nov 5 2022 11:16 AM