Charles Robert “Bob” Vanata, 79, Fulton, formerly of Lakeland and The Villages, Fla., died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
Bob was born Aug. 25, 1943.
He married Elaine Sue Campbell Johnson on March 21, 1981; she survives.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Vanata, Fulton; daughter, Lesley (Troy) Corn, Rochester; son, Christopher (Christine) Vanata, Akron; stepdaughter, Nicole (George) Grandstaff, South Riding, Va.; stepson Nathan (Nicole) Johnson, Rochester; 11 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, is in charge of arrangements.