Pastor Robert Perez

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Pastor Robert Perez, age 54, of Ashland, passed away after brief illness on October 8, 2021 in Mansfield, Ohio. He was born in July 29, 1967 in Robstown, Texas the son of the late Daniel L. Perez and Rosa (Morales) Perez. Robert was a graduate of Mineral Wells high school and attended the University of Texas at Austin receiving a Masters degree in Business Management. He later attended Liberty University earning a degree in Pastoral Ministries. Prior to graduating high school, Robert was offered a contract to play Major League Baseball. Roberts heart however was to follow his Lord and Savior and he gave up his baseball career to serve Christ. Robert worked as a youth pastor for 28 years in various churches throughout the United States. He also served as a youth worship band leader and lead many young teens to give their life to the Lord. He is the former Youth Pastor of Sycamore Creek Church and recently joined Crossroads Church Mansfield. He traveled on many missions trips visiting 22 different countries witnessing to others about the Christ. Aside from the Lord and family, Music was also the love of Roberts life. Robert was a bass player and a member of the group Surround Me. He wrote many songs, having some recorded and published on the radio and some videos remain on youtube today. Robert was currently employed at Honda Hills in Wooster. He was a huge fan of football with his favorite teams being the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Longhorns. Robert never met a stranger as he was always friendly with everyone and could strike up a conversation with anyone.
Robert is the example of a Godly, generous and loving husband, father, grandfather and friend.

Robert married the love of his life, Angele’ (Crist) Perez on March 27, 2021 in Newark, Ohio. They were inseparable, best friends and he was always bragging about his wife to others. Angele’ survives, along with their children Hailey (Ben) Grantham of Mineral Wells, Texas, Matthew (Diana) Crist of Ashland, Ohio, Andrew Christian of Ashland, Ohio, Leighton Christian of Ashland, Ohio and Sophie Crist-Perez of Ashland, Ohio; five grandchildren, Zailey, Railey, Sadie Grantham and Oliver and Lilah Crist; two brothers, Sammy Perez of Texas and Chris (Charity) Kindler of Heath Ohio; two nieces, Madilynn and Elliana; one nephew, Jason Perez of Texas; aunts, Mary Montoya, Betty Germany, amd Esmerelda Kinkade; uncles, Greg Morales, Johnny Morales and Jr. Morales.

Robert is preceded in death by his twin daughters, Shelly and Sheila Perez; one brother, Anthony “Tony” Perez; his parents, Daniel and Rosa Perez and his maternal grandparents Florencio “Floyd” Morales and Jesusa Mares Morales.

Please join a Celebration of his life as at 12:00 noon Saturday October 16, 2021 visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral services at Crossroads Church Ontario 636 S Lexington Springmill Rd, Ontario, OH. To stream the service, order flowers and to offer condolences to The Perez Family visit www.TheChapelofPeace.com

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  1. I did not know Pastor Perez, but read his obituary and I look forward to meeting him someday in Heaven. I am sorry for your family that God chose to take Pastor Perez so early in life. May God give your family the peace that only He can give through such rough times.

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