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“Sorry to hear of Bob's passing...alot of great memories with him at my uncle rod lutes store...he was a blessing as a policeman in North Jackson.....Read More »
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“What a loss we feel at the passing of our friend, Bob. My Dad's best friend, lodge brother, hunting companion, and loved by all of us. As my brother...Read More »
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Robert A. Metzger, age 75, of Lake Milton passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 surrounded by his family. Born July 9, 1942; he was the son of Robert Leo and Laverne (McCreery) Metzger. Bob graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in 1962. He loved to hunt and fish, and enjoyed boating on Lake Erie; he also loved cats and dogs, and always enjoyed his pets and other animals. He retired in 1990 from Mill Creek Park as a Police Officer. Bob served in the U.S. Navy for four years. He was a member of Argus Lodge # 545 F & AM of Canfield, York Rite, where he was Mason of the Year in 2011; Youngstown Shrine Club; Aut Mori Grotto; American Legion Post 737; Amvets Post 17; and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #3298. Survivors include his sister, Cindy Lukovski; nephews Scott and Brett (Julie) Lukovski, nieces Kelly (Ian) Lukovski-Wright and Carey Lukovski; an aunt, Sandy (Bob) Noday; in laws: Carol Askew, Alice Hoffman, Glen and Helen Beedham, and Edwin Beedham; numerous other nephews, nieces, and great-nephews and nieces. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, June L. (Beedham) whom died on February 19, 2015. Services will take place at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel, on Friday, August 11, 2015 at 5PM; friends will be received beginning at 3PM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley.