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“I just found out today about the loss of Jeff. He had an infectious and booming laugh. I work at a hotel he stayed at and I can say he was a favorite...Read More »
1 of 88 | Posted by: Mel - Madison, OH

“Jeff, Carla, Josh, Crissy, Stacey, Matt and Anne, In the short time we have known you, we have been fortunate enough to be included in some of your...Read More »
2 of 88 | Posted by: Michelle Floom - Canton, OH

“Carla, Jeff & family, My deepest sympathy for you and your family!! I can't imagine the pain you are going through. Jeff will always be in my...Read More »
3 of 88 | Posted by: Sandy Andrews-Schemansky - Canton, OH

“Deepest sympathy in the loss of your son, brother, husband and uncle. We knew Jeff when you had a lot at Springwood Camp Club. Rose & Paul...Read More »
4 of 88 | Posted by: Rose Sutara - Canton, OH

“I'd like to express my deepest sympathy to Jeff's family on his sudden passing. Jeff and I worked together at the Canton branch for R.E. Michel years...Read More »
5 of 88 | Posted by: Steve Fowler - Las Vegas, NV

“You have our deepest sympathy during this sad time, may our thoughts and prayers be with you. The James family. ”
6 of 88 | Posted by: Ben James - Massillon, OH

7 of 88 | Posted by: robin nofsinger - navarre, OH

“Dear Anne and Roby family, What a fabulous person Jeff was. We have many wonderful memories of him and his big smile and laugh. Jeff was one very...Read More »
8 of 88 | Posted by: Danielle and Jim Montgomery - NY

“To the Roby family, I fondly remember Jeff as one of my favorite third grade students. He was funny and always a source of entertainment in the...Read More »
9 of 88 | Posted by: Sue Hall - Canton, OH

“Annie, My family will keep you in our prayers. Jeff will be missed by myself and many others. I was fortunate to have spent time with the both of...Read More »
10 of 88 | Posted by: Chad McAllister - Hagerstown, MD

“Dear Roby family, I had the priviledge to work with Jeff a few times and every minute was enjoyable.I'll truly miss him. ”
11 of 88 | Posted by: Karl Wiltrout - Fairchance, PA

“I send my condolences for your loss and will keep your family in prayer. May God Bless in this time of sadness. ”
12 of 88 | Posted by: Taylor - Canton, OH

“I'm very sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 88 | Posted by: Thomas Puskar - Canton, OH

“Dear Roby family: May God's loving arms be wrapped around you and your in our thoughts and prayers as you deal with your loss. God Bless, The Roger...Read More »
14 of 88 | Posted by: Georgia Haught - Canton, OH

“My entire life is filled with memories that involve Jeff ... all of them happy, and fun memories. Just the thought of Jeff brings a smile to your...Read More »
15 of 88 | Posted by: Karri Beth Fedor - Perry Township, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Roby Family. We are deeply saddened by the passing of Jeff. Although its been many years, his friendship and...Read More »
16 of 88 | Posted by: Mindi Stoner/ Marcia Stoner Caveslio - NC

“Anne, I met Jeff thru the Regional meetings in Baltimore, I admired his high energy level. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
17 of 88 | Posted by: John Adams - Indianapolis, IN

“Anne and family,I am so very sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.I had the privilege and honor of...Read More »
18 of 88 | Posted by: Perry S. Kreger - Salisbury, PA

“Anne I had the privelege of getting to know Jeff through out jobs at R E Michel. He was such a very nice and thoughful person who will be greatly...Read More »
19 of 88 | Posted by: Dana Sanford - Jackson, MS

“Annie, Kathy and I are deeply sorrowful for your loss of Jeff and will keep you in our prayers. I already miss my weekly talks with Jeff be it work...Read More »
20 of 88 | Posted by: Paul & Kathy Murray - MD

“To Anne and the Roby family, my deepest sympathies to you all. I have truly enjoyed working with Jeff here at R.E. Michel, he was a great guy and...Read More »
21 of 88 | Posted by: Tammy Hahn - Glen Burnie, MD

“Dear Roby family may God hold you in his hands during this difficult time. My prayers are with all of you. ”
22 of 88 | Posted by: Tammy heather Fitzgibbon - Canton, OH

“I had the pleasure of metting Jeff a few months ago. I often talked to him on the phone and he had such a bigger than life personality, always had...Read More »
23 of 88 | Posted by: Tina Van Skiver - Glen Burnie, MD

“Jeff, Carla and the entire family, My heart breaks for you!! My back door neighbors, my children played with yours and we were so very close at...Read More »
24 of 88 | Posted by: Sharon Stalnaker - Massillon, OH

“The Waldorf Branch Team will keep you and your family in our prayers. ”
25 of 88 | Posted by: Andy Pilkerton, Branch Manager R E Michel Co. Waldorf, Maryland - MD

“Carla, I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers. ”
26 of 88 | Posted by: Tricia Gardner - Canton, OH

“Carla, please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your son. Also know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God...Read More »
27 of 88 | Posted by: Sandra Steed - Alliance, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Roby family during this difficult time. We have fond memories from the days of the boys being Raiders till they...Read More »
28 of 88 | Posted by: Frank & Bonnie Silla - Massillon, OH

“Our Love,Prayers, and Deepest Sympathy go out to The Roby Family. We will always remember his fun loving smile and the football days at Perry,and...Read More »
29 of 88 | Posted by: The Goodson Family - Canton, OH

“Carla, Jeff & family: I was so sorry to hear about Jeffrey and can only imagine the pain you are going through right now. Everyone is right he always...Read More »
30 of 88 | Posted by: Paula Sullivan - Blaine, WA

“I've known Anne most of my life, and remember (vividly) the day AFTER she met Jeff. She knew from the moment she met him that he was the guy she was...Read More »
31 of 88 | Posted by: Molly Dulmage - Seattle, WA

“Carla and Jeff , we are so sorry for your loss. Although it has been many years we remember what a funny and happy kid that Jeff was. You are in our...Read More »
32 of 88 | Posted by: Mike and Linda Elliott - Canton, OH

“We are here for you, Anne, and are so very sorry. Our deepest sympathy to Jeff's family and your family as well. What a tragedy for all of you to...Read More »
33 of 88 | Posted by: Colleen Beard - Cleveland Heights, OH

“Carla and Family We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
34 of 88 | Posted by: Dan and Peggy Hackworth - Navarre, OH

“Anne ~ We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. ”
35 of 88 | Posted by: Mark, Kathleen & Drew Donnelly - OH

“You will be missed my cousin.Love you Ricky. Im so sorry part of my family has to go through this. ”
36 of 88 | Posted by: RICK & CINDY HARDING - canton, OH

“I work in the Credit Dept. at R.E Michel, I only met Jeff one time, but i talked to him on the phone a few times. He always had something funny to...Read More »
37 of 88 | Posted by: Danielle - Glen Burnie, MD

“I only knew Jeff for a few months since I joined the R.E. Michel Human Resources team. Anytime Jeff called the office, he always brightened my day...Read More »
38 of 88 | Posted by: Jenna Kochis - Glen Burnie, MD

“Our hearts go out to Annie and all of Jeff's family members. There are no words that can express our deep sorrow. Jeff was a "one of a kind" and he...Read More »
39 of 88 | Posted by: Jim and Patti Snyder - OH

“Very sorry for your loss, Prayers are going out to all your family from my family and friends. I am sure he will be looking down on you all, making...Read More »
40 of 88 | Posted by: Christina Grayshock (weed) - OH

“My deepest prayers sympathy to the entire Roby family during these times. I've known Jeff as long as I can remember and he always had a smile on his...Read More »
41 of 88 | Posted by: J D Cale - Canton, OH

“To the Roby Family: From my family to yours Our Hearts go out to you on the passing of Jeff. He was a great guy with a gentle heart that everyone...Read More »
42 of 88 | Posted by: Tammy Goodrich (Turansky) - OH

“I'm so sorry to hear about Jeff's passing on. My prayers and heart goes out to all his many family and friends. Jeff was one of my most favorite...Read More »
43 of 88 | Posted by: Brandon Fleishour - North Canton, OH

“My heartfelt sympathies to your family. I did not know Jeff but I know what it is to loose a child, and I simply wanted to say I'm so sorry and offer...Read More »
44 of 88 | Posted by: Becky - MD

“Carla and family Our deepest condolences on the loss of your beloved son, husband, brother, uncle, friend, Jeff. May you find comfort in the...Read More »
45 of 88 | Posted by: Amy Hite - North Canton, OH

“I am deeply sorry, and greatly saddened for your loss. Jeff was one of the most uniquely amazing individuals I have ever known. He always had the...Read More »
46 of 88 | Posted by: Todd Cooper - North Canton, OH

“I have had the pleasure of working with Jeff and for him. He's a great person/boss who is going to be missed very much . He always was smiling...Read More »
47 of 88 | Posted by: Deanna Martin - Ashtabula, OH

“I had the pleasure of seeing Jeff a few years back & he ran up and hugged me (we hadn't seen each other since high school) and introduced me to his...Read More »
48 of 88 | Posted by: Johanna (Wilt) Goff - Massillon, OH

“Jeff and I grew up together and attended the same elementary school. He was always so fun to be around! Our freshman year we were voted class clown,...Read More »
49 of 88 | Posted by: Crisiva Forester Varner - OH

“Carla, Jeff Sr. , and family, We were shocked when we heard the news. We are so sorry for your loss. We know the pain and heartache you are...Read More »
50 of 88 | Posted by: Randy and Kris Hull - Canton, OH

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the Roby family. Jeff will be missed by everyone who knew him. I remember him being a great big brother and son...Read More »
51 of 88 | Posted by: Ryan Gutshall - North Canton, OH

“Im so sorry to hear about Jeff, please accept my love and hope for your future... ”
52 of 88 | Posted by: Lorayne Scheetz - OH

“Jeff will be greatly missed by all of us at The Hampton Inn-Ashtabula. He was a delightful person to talk to always happy and boisterous. Our...Read More »
53 of 88 | Posted by: Brandy Conaway

“Jeff and Carla, we are deeply sorry to hear about your loss. Our hearts truly go out to you and your family. There are no words that can honestly...Read More »
54 of 88 | Posted by: Angie and Mackenzie - Canton, OH

“Dear Roby Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss and pray that the Lord Jesus wraps your family in his loving arms and holds you close. I remember...Read More »
55 of 88 | Posted by: Jennifer (Huberty) Schumacher - OH

“My deepest sympathy to the Roby family. Jeff was such a fun and loving young man. I will always remember the "football" days at Perry High School...Read More »
56 of 88 | Posted by: Sherryl Dudek - Massillon, OH

“I did not the Roby family very well, I worked with Jeff for 6 years and got to know him pretty good, and although I have not talked to him recently...Read More »
57 of 88 | Posted by: Mark Vitullo - OH

“I worked with jeff on a daily basis he would call the IT dept. and joke around with us all the time. I am going to miss getting those phone calls...Read More »
58 of 88 | Posted by: Ashley Forsythe - Glen Burnie, MD

“So sorry to hear about Jeff. Praying for the Roby family ”
59 of 88 | Posted by: Holly W - Massillon, OH

“I am deeply sorry and sad to hear about Jeffery. I work in the R.E. Michel credit department and Jeff and I not only were co-workers but we became...Read More »
60 of 88 | Posted by: Jade Russell - Glen Burnie, MD

“I had the pleasure of knowing Jeff working at R.E.Michel Company. He loved life and was always cheerful and kind. No matter what kind of a day you...Read More »
61 of 88 | Posted by: kathy Addis - glen burnie md, MD

“I don't think I ever saw Jeff after we graduated in '96, but I remember him well from those days. He was a class clown, having a smile that worked...Read More »
62 of 88 | Posted by: Jim Bossler - OH

“To Carla and the entire Roby family: You have my deepest sympathy. My prayers go out to you and the family during this difficult time. Please know...Read More »
63 of 88 | Posted by: Stacy Barrino - OH - Friend

“Dear Jeff & Carla, From our family to yours we send our deepest sympathy for the loss of your son, Jeff. He graduated with our son, Todd and we know...Read More »
64 of 88 | Posted by: Anita (Mansfield) Kleinhenz - OH

“My condolences to the Roby family. Jeff and I went to school together. He was always making people laugh. Again, I'm very sorry for your loss. ”
65 of 88 | Posted by: Ken Sheely - Massillon, OH

“I've known Jeff for several years. He was always upbeat & ready to joke around. He was my Ravens buddy! He always called to rub it in when the...Read More »
66 of 88 | Posted by: Donna Bowers - Glen Burnie, MD

“I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff was a great guy and will dearly be missed. ”
67 of 88 | Posted by: Jocelyn - Massillon, OH

“I am deeply sorry and sad to hear about Jeffery. I work in the R.E. Michel credit department and Jeff and I not only were co-workers but we became...Read More »
68 of 88 | Posted by: Jade Russell - Glen Burnie, MD

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers for your loss. I have no words that can ease your pain or make it any easier. God Bless You All~ ”
69 of 88 | Posted by: Shab and Joan Tadayon - OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. Jeff was such a nice and caring person. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. ”
70 of 88 | Posted by: Liza Antonio-Steiner - Cleveland, OH

“Carla and family - I am so sorry for your loss. I am keeping you in my prayers.. Darcie McFarren ”
71 of 88 | Posted by: Darcie McFarren - Canton, OH

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of such a happy soul. May the wonderful memories you have of Jeff help you through this difficult time. I went to...Read More »
72 of 88 | Posted by: Melissa Wackerly/McCoury - NC

“I want to send my condolences to the Roby Family. I am very sorry for your loss. ”
73 of 88 | Posted by: Matt Bausch - Massillon, OH

“I wish to send my condolences to the Roby family. I am so very sorry for your loss! Please know that all of you are in our prayers! With love,...Read More »
74 of 88 | Posted by: Toni McWatters - Rio Rancho, NM

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Roby family. I will truly miss the love/hate relationship I had with Jeff. ”
75 of 88 | Posted by: angila terry - bolivar, OH

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I only know Jeff from school when we went to Perry. I pray that your family may find peace somehow. R.I.P. Jeff. ”
76 of 88 | Posted by: Erin Moore - alliance, OH

“Our Hearts and Deepest sympathies go out to the entire Roby family. Please know that you are in our thoughts. ”
77 of 88 | Posted by: Gary and Dawn Peterson - Phoenix, AZ

“So sorry to hear about Jeff. I have great memories from the old TC Knapp days with him. Thoughts and prayers to all of the family. ”
78 of 88 | Posted by: Adam Longwell - Canton, OH

“Carla, Jeff, Anne, Josh, Crissy, Stacey, Matt and Family, I was so very sorry to hear about Jeff. Please know we have and will be keeping you in...Read More »
79 of 88 | Posted by: Jennifer Jones - Massillon, OH

“Words cannot express my deepest sympathy. Although I haven't seen Jeff since high school, I can remember his smile like it was yesterday. I pray God...Read More »
80 of 88 | Posted by: Tiesha Johnson - Canton, OH

“Jeff will forever be in our hearts. His loving spirit and sense of humor will be sadly missed. We thank God for the time we had to share with him....Read More »
81 of 88 | Posted by: Becky and Steve Lemos - Canton, OH

“I am so sorry to hear about Jeff's passing. I have a lot of great and wonderful memories of Jeff, all the way back to our days at TC Knapp. I haven't...Read More »
82 of 88 | Posted by: Leigh Miller - Canton, OH

“I just heard about Jeff's passing tonight. Lots of laughs had knowing Jeff. It's been a long time but got to know him better through doing his...Read More »
83 of 88 | Posted by: Bethany Bullock - Lexington, KY

“My condolences. I remember playing football with Jeff he was a beast every time he hit me I new it was him... good times with a great guy ”
84 of 88 | Posted by: adam paisley - massillon, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
85 of 88 | Posted by: Kristine Bates-Spears - Conway, AR

“Please accept my condolences. We will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
86 of 88 | Posted by: charles jett - NC

“My heart and prayers go out to your family. I remember trying to play baseball with you on Farmington Cir. You will be missed. ”
87 of 88 | Posted by: Chante Armstrong - canton, OH

“To my long time friend...seems like yesterday we were all laughing about the day I caught the baseball with my eye... You will be missed. Blessings.....Read More »
88 of 88 | Posted by: Tony Grant - OH

Jeffery L. "Bean" Roby II, age, 35, of Akron/Canton passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 20, 2011. He was born October 29, 1976 in Canton, Ohio. Jeff graduated from Perry High School in 1996. He loved watching T.V. and sports especially the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State. Bean loved his family more than anything and held them close to his heart. Uncle Bean especially enjoyed the time he had with his four beautiful nieces. He was charismatic, generous, fun loving and enjoyed making people laugh. Bean really enjoyed the times he spent outdoors at his family farm. Jeff was employed with R.E. Michel Co. as a Regional Sales/ Operations Manager. He is preceded in death by his grandmothers and grandpa. Jeff is survived by his wife, Anne; parents, Carla (Vorshak) and Jeff Roby; sister, Stacey (Matt) Anania; brother, Josh (Crissy) Roby; nieces, Alexis and Rylie Roby, Olivia Anania and Baileah Hutson; grandpa, Willard Roby; beloved dog Bocephus and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Calling hours will be held on Monday, December 26, 2011 in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel from 4 to 8 pm and on Tuesday for one hour prior to services from 10 to 11 am. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home on Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in the Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family request that donations in Jeffery's name be made to the American Heart Association. Those wishing to share a fond memory or their condolences may sign the Reed on-line guestbook at our website www.reedfuneralhome.com

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