GLENDALE, CA---Richard F. Hrubovcak, 73, passed away May 2, 2019. Rich was born in Akron and was a former Barberton resident. He lived most of his life in California and retired from Union Pacific Railroad as the Union President. He was an Army Veteran and a Purple Heart Recipient, having served during Vietnam. Preceded in death by his parents Nick and Mary; and brother-in-law Robby Robinson; He is survived by his brothers George (Linda) of Barberton and Tom (Jenny) of Las Vegas; sisters Marlene Robinson of Akron and Carol (Tom) Duggan of Tujuga, CA; numerous nieces and nephews; and longtime girlfriend Kerri Atwood. Richard’s Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 at the SILVA-HOSTETLER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Wooster Rd. West, Barberton. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling Hours Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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