Robert was employed by Ford Motor Co. in Brook Park for 39 years. He was also past President of the American Legion Post 717.
He was also a 40-year member of Cleveland Masonic Lodge 781.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Genevieve L. Bennett; daughter, Robin L. Bennett of Powell; and sister, Glenda Marcus of Clanton, Ala.
Robert was predeceased by his father, Vandell; and mother, Mattie (Mizell).