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D. "Bob" Okopny '82 February 12, 2024 1:53 PM updated: February 12, 2024 2:02 PM

D. Robert "Bob" Okopny 

December 1, 1946 - January 18, 2024 

D. Robert Okopny, born December 1, 1946, in South Gate, California, to the proud parents Alex and Anabel Okopny, peacefully passed away on January 18, 2024, in Canton, Michigan, at the age of 77.

He is survived by his loving children Tiffany (Jeff) Humes and Matt Okopny, as well as his cherished grandchildren Natasha, Samantha, and Adrianna. Bob is also remembered by his brother Warren and late sister Janice Okopny, and his nephew Austin.

Bob had a passion for travel and capturing moments through photography. His life was marked by a deep sense of pride in his academic achievements, having earned a master's degree from Texas A&M University. For over 35 years, he dedicated himself to education as an Accounting Professor at Eastern Michigan University.

Above all, Bob was a family man. He adored his family and was particularly obsessed with his grandchildren, finding immense joy in their presence. His life was a testament to his unwavering love and commitment to his family, and he will be remembered for the indelible mark he left on the hearts of those who knew him. May he rest in peace.

In lieu of flowers his family has requested that donations be made to the Eastern Michigan University Accounting Department. 

Bob's family will be receiving visitors on Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at the L.J. Griffin Funeral Home, located at 42600 Ford Road (West of Lilley Road) from 3:00 p.m. until the time of his funeral service at 6:00 p.m. 


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