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Robert A. 'Bob' Perkins

Reflector • Updated Jan 13, 2020 at 4:15 PM

NORWALK — Robert A. “Bob” Perkins, 75, of Norwalk, died Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky.

He was born Nov, 22, 1944, in Shelby, to Clifford and Mary (Horning) Perkins. He graduated from Mansfield Sr. High School in 1963.

Bob was a wonderful father, husband and “Papa” who cherished his family. He had worked at P & R Hardware, where he spent 35 years, of which the last 20 he owned the company with his wife Nancy Perkins.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy (Stockton) Perkins; his children, Brian Perkins and Kelly Perkins Camp; grandchildren, Tyler (Celeste) Camp, Katie Camp and Sydney Perkins; great-grandchild, Eliza Camp; stepchildren, Carrie Ohlmacher, Victoria (Jason) Wilson and Brandon (Lacey) Phillips; step grandchildren, Isabella and Orion Ohlmacher, whom he helped raise; other step grandchildren, Carly Wilson, Nathan Wilson and Paisley Phillips; step great-grandchild (on the way), Kennedy Rhineberger; and dog and companion, Leia.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his siblings, William Perkins, Ronald Perkins, James Perkins, Carol Corn, Martha Stover and Marlene Schultz; and special aunt and uncle, Darl and Ginny Fritz.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

Condolences may be expressed by going to walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.