Barbara “Bobby” Firestone

COLUMBIANA – Barbara “Bobby” Firestone, 83, of Columbiana, died Thursday evening at her home.

Born Sept. 23, 1930, in Leetonia, she was the daughter of Willis and Margaret (Snell) Toland.

Mrs. Firestone had been employed as a waitress for Heck’s Restaurant in Columbiana and had also worked for the DanDee Chip Company in Leetonia. She was a homemaker and member of the First United Methodist Church of Columbiana.

Survivors include her husband, Donald J. Firestone, whom she married Dec. 31, 1951; three daughters, Deborah (Thomas) Himes and Cindy (Frank) Leonard, both of Columbiana and Kimberly (Keith) Rees of Sterling, Va.; three sisters, Margaret Simpson of Leetonia, Rheta Tingle and Judy (Larry) Stevens, both of Columbiana; a brother, William Toland of Lisbon; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Private funeral services will be held Monday at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home. Burial will be in Columbiana Cemetery.

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