Robert E. Lytle Sr.

McDONALD — Robert E. Lytle Sr., 79, passed away peacefully early Wednesday morning, Oct. 11, 2017, at Austinwoods Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Austintown.

Robert was born June 1, 1938, in Warren, a son of the late Robert and Lottie Holt Lytle, and was a lifelong area resident.

He was a 1956 graduate of Howland High School and worked for Syro Steel Mill in the shipping department, retiring after 35 years.

Robert enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing pool and watching the Cleveland Browns, Indians and Cavaliers. He also greatly enjoyed the time he spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

His wife, Carol Baumgartner Lytle, passed away Oct. 20, 2016.

Robert leaves to cherish his memory, four children, Robert E. Jr. (Elizabeth) Lytle of Martha’s Vineyard, Robyn L. (Michael) Stitt of Niles, Randy L. Lytle of Richland, Wa., and Eric R. Lytle of McDonald; five grandchildren, Alexander Lytle, Briana Lytle, Raegan Lytle, Sarah Lytle and Nicholas Lytle; two sisters, Patricia Lytle of Florida and Janet Lytle of Warren; and many extended family members.

Family and friends may call 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., Girard, where funeral services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14. Private interment will take place at Crown Hill Burial Park at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, Robert’s family requests memorial contributions take form of donations to Crossroads Hospice.

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