Robert John McNichol, age 61, of Canton Ohio, passed away July 2, 2014, in Astoria Nursing And Rehabilitation following a battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.
He was born Oct. 10, 1952, in Canton, son to the late Robert L. and Thelma (Ebersole) McNichol. He was a transport driver for Park Honda for 22 years and had been a horse trainer and sulky driver. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of the United States Trotting Association and the Western New York Harness Racing Assoc.
He is survived by his sisters Patricia Fuller of Fort Payne Ala., and Carole Cooper of Canton, and nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Calling hours will be held two hours prior from 12-2 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in his name to Cure PSP, 30 East Padonia Road, Suite 201, Timonium, Maryland 21093.