Robert Edward Washington, Jr. "Rabbi" 68 years old succumbed to Covid-19 on June 11, 2020, in Phoenix, AZ. Robert was born on January 1,1952, in Steubenville, OH, to Robert Edward Sr and Lillian Washington.
Robert attended the Steubenville Public school system, where he excelled in all sports. A 1970 graduate of Steubenville High School he was known for his football, basketball, and track talents. He accepted a full scholarship to the University of Notre Dame and graduated in 1974.
Robert was preceded in death by his father Robert Edward Washington Sr., in 2002. His paternal grandparents Marshall and Lennie A. Washington. His maternal grandparents, Corrie B. Jeter, Fannie Mae Jeter, and Coyet (Tack) Jeter. One nephew Robert Zimmerman.
Robert leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Lillian Brooksie Jeter Washington of Steubenville. His wife, Mary of Phoenix, AZ. His ex-wife and lifelong friend Linda P. Washington and her brother Lincoln Guest. His children Chris Sigman Washington (Kimberly) of Cincinnati, OH, Shawne Jackson (Quarlie) of Jacksonville, FL. Lina Michele Washington of Sacramento, CA. His brothers William. C Fields (Martha), Leslie Washington (Kisha) of Weirton, WV. Sisters, Linda K. Washington, Valerie (Robert) Washington-Lunksford, Alethea Zimmerman, Rhonda Washington of Steubenville. Four grandchildren, one uncle, three aunts and many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.
The family wishes to acknowledge all prayers, calls, and condolences. Friends and family will be received Saturday June 27, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Vinson Mortuary 711 North Fifth Street Steubenville, Ohio where a private memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m.
Arrangements entrusted to Vinson Mortuary.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Edward Washington Jr, please visit our floral store.