Robert Dean Saylor


Robert Dean Saylor, 68, of North Olmsted, Ohio, formerly of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, went home to be with his Lord and Savior the morning of Sept. 4, 2019.
Born June 23, 1951, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, he was a son of Donald S. and Eleanor Kurtz Saylor.
Robert was preceded in death by his father, Donald, on Oct. 13, 2009, and his mother, Eleanor, on May 22, 2017.
A graduate of New Castle Senior High School, he received his associates degree in business from New Castle Business College.
He then worked for the Department of Navy at the Ships Parts Control Center in Mechanicsburg, where he retired in April 2010.
He was a member of First Baptist Church of LaGrange, Ohio.
Robert was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, Penguins and Penn State fan. He received great joy being the uncle of Dawn, Shauna and DJ.
He is survived by a brother, Daniel Kurtz (Toni Lynn Aiello) Saylor Sr. of Grafton, Ohio; a sister, Sharon Elizabeth Saylor of Fairview Park, Ohio; two nieces Dawn Michelle Saylor and Shauna Marie Saylor; and a nephew, Daniel "D.J." Kurtz (Cassidy Nicall) Saylor Jr.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at La Grange Baptist Church, 20 Church St., La Grange, Ohio.
A service will take place at 6 p.m. immediately following visitation with Pastor Noel Hack officiating. The family suggests those attending dress casually and wear a sports-related shirt or jersey.
Robert will be laid to rest by his beloved parents, Donald and Eleanor, in Oak Park Cemetery.
The service will held at 11:30 a.m. Monday Sept. 9, at Oak Park Cemetery, 619 Sumner Ave., New Castle.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made in Robert's name to Christ's Home, 1 Shepherd's Way, Suite 100, Warminster, Pa. 18974-3701, an organization Robert loved and supported.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle, where online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
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Published on September 5, 2019
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Sep 07, 2019
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