Robert James Will

December 22, 1942 - February 1, 2017

Robert James Will, age 74, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2017, with his family by his side. He was born in Euclid on December 22, 1942. Robert was a long time resident of Madison, OH where he lived for 72 years. He was a 1960 graduate of Madison High School. He worked as a technician at Stevens Auto Glaze before he retired in 2004. Robert was also co-pastor at Word of Life Ministries. He is survived by his wife, Cecelia; his daughter, Diane Simcic; his stepchildren Kelli Holcknecht (Jim), Tammy Mason, and Victor Takah; his brother, Herbert Will (Cindy); grandchildren, Jessica Henderson (Andrew), Kyle Miller, Ricky Simcic, Jimmy, Amber, and Alicia Holcknecht, Lea and Billie Mason, Jared Takah, and Misty Parker; nephews, Stephen and Daniel Will. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert B. Will; parents, Theresa and Herbert Will.

A celebration of life will be held at Gateway Church 2300 Austinburg Rd. Ashtabula, OH 44004 on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Robert’s memory to Cross Roads Hospice 9775 Rockside Road Valley View, OH 44125.