SHERWOOD, Ohio — Roberto “Bob” Gonzalez Alvarez, 51, of Sherwood, passed away unexpectedly on Jan. 7, 2014, at his residence.

He was born on July 7, 1962, to Saul and Alicia (Gonzalez) Alvarez in Nassawadox, Va.

Bob worked as a supervisor for Time Warner Cable for over 22 years. On Jan. 19, 1985, he married Sue Waggoner. Bob and Sue lived in Sherwood, Ohio.

Bob is survived by his loving spouse of 28 years Sue of Sherwood; mother, Alicia Gonzalez of Van Wert, Ohio; sons, Nicholas (Allyssa) Alvarez of Hicksville, Ohio, Jordan Alvarez of Chicago, Ill., Logan Alvarez of Sherwood; granddaughter, Meredith Alvarez, and brothers, Armondo (Diane) Alvarez of Van Wert, Saul Jr (Lori) Alvarez of Lugoff, S.C., Daniel Alvarez of Van Wert.

He was preceded in death by father, Saul Alvarez.

Visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, from 2 - 8 p.m. at Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc., Defiance, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Sherwood United Methodist Church, with Pastor Kevin Doseck officiating. Cremation will follow the services.

Memorials are suggested to the family, to be put in trust for the grandchildren’s education.

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