We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Campfield Hickman Collier Funeral Home, Inc.
Robert “Bob” E. Nelson, 69, passed away at his home on Thursday, September 8, 2022. He was a life resident of Barberton and retired owner of Nelson Heating and Cooling. Bob was a graduate of Barberton High School, Class of 1971 and was proud of Barberton’s history, being a former member of the Barberton Historical Society. He enjoyed being outdoors, turkey hunting, fishing, his 1967 Camaro, Barberton chicken and his backyard barbeques with family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Wade and Clementine Nelson. Bob is survived by his wife of 21 years, Theresa; children, Heather (Frank) Varga, Amber Cooper, Barry Cooper and Sarah Cooper (Nick); grandchildren, Colby, Wyatt, Paisley, Lillian, Elenora and Bennett; sister, Beverly Price; niece, Michelle and nephew, Kevin; along with other relatives and friends. Bob’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 from 4 to 6 p.m. with a Celebration of Life at 6 p.m. at the Campfield-Hickman-Collier Funeral Home, 566 W. Park Ave., Barberton. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Association of Blind Citizens Vision Quest Fund for scientific research in assistive technologies to restore vision and minimize blindness in the future at www.blindcitizens.org/vision_quest.htm
Association of Blind Citizens Vision Quest Fund