In memory of
Robert J. "Rusty" Townsend
Robert J. "Rusty" Townsend, a lifetime Lake County resident, passed away, April 13, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center in Willoughby. He was born January 20, 1957 in Painesville. Rusty was known as a nice guy who had many friends, enjoyed people and conversation. He was a machinist, liked working on cars and could fix anything. "The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long." He is survived by his children, Rob, Dustin, and Alex; brother, Jerold "Tom" (Linda) Townsend of Madison; sister, Dinah Townsend of Mentor. Rusty was preceded in death by his daughter, Jennifer; parents, Robert G. and Joyce L. (Kirkland) Townsend. Information regarding Rusty's memorial service may be obtained through his sister, Dinah, at (440)391-8301. Donations may be made, in Robert's name, to a charity of one's choice.
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