Robert F. Julian 1935-2018

VIENNA — Robert F. Julian, 82, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 12, 2018, at St. Joseph Warren Hospital.

Robert was born March 15, 1935, in Little Washington, Pa., a son of the late Patsy and Francis Herceg Julian.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army.

He had a great love for training, riding and caring for horses. He owned and trained horses at the Diamond R Ranch and Circle 7 Ranch and trained horses for the Mahoning Sheriff’s Department. While training horses, he was a member of WPQHA, AQHA, Penn-Ohio Horseman, NRHA, NCHA, NEOHA and AHA.

After retiring from training horses, he worked at Leonard Truck and Trailer and Girard City Court.

He loved to spend his time outside boating, trail riding and going to the track to watch the horses.

He will be deeply missed by his children, Robin (Tom) Powell of Vienna, Ronda (Dominic) Fronzaglio of Vienna, Brian (Melinda) Governor of Canfield and Todd (Tracy) Governor of Mineral Ridge; his grandchildren, Thomas, Elizabeth and Trever Powell, Augusta and Dominic Fronzaglio, Kayla, Austin and Meredith Governor and Olivia (Jack) McDonald; and five great-grandchildren

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dee Julian, whom he married in 1977 and passed away in 2012; his sons, Bobby Julian and David Governor; granddaughter, Hannah Julian; and his brother, Thomas Julian.

Friends and family may visit 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Madasz Chapel, 6923 Warren-Sharon Road in Brookfield, with a memorial service following at 7 p.m., officiated by the Rev. David Luther

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Trumbull County Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna, OH 44473

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