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Welcome to the memorial page for

Robert "RUSTY' Townsend

January 20, 1957 ~ April 13, 2017 (age 60)

The Piano Brothers

Robert J. “Rusty” Townsend, a lifetime Lake County resident, passed away, April 13, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby.  He was born January 20, 1957 in Painesville.

Rusty was known as a nice guy who had many friends, enjoyed people and conversation.  He was a machinist, liked working on cars and could fix anything.

“The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long.”

He is survived by his children, Rob, Dustin, and Alex; brother, Jerold “Tom” (Linda) Townsend of Madison; sister, Dinah Townsend of Mentor.

Rusty was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer; parents, Robert G. and Joyce L. (Kirkland) Townsend.

Information regarding Rusty’s memorial service may be obtained through his sister, Dinah,

 at  (440) 391-8301.

Donations may be made, in Robert’s name, to a charity of one’s choice.


 Service Information

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