Robert Christian “Chris” Toll

Born: 03/20/1951 Passed:

Robert Christian Toll (aka Mr. Hibiscus) of Stow passed away on August 6, 2021. He battled many medical issues but always with positivity, kindness, and courage. His wife Bonnie, whom he loved for 48 years was by his side in hospice. Chris was born March 20, 1951, in Port Townsend, Washington the oldest of three brothers. He attended KSUHS and KSU. He ended up in sales using his gift of gab. Chris enjoyed his man-cave, photography, classical music, and tending to his Tropical Hibiscus plants. He loved taking his flowers everywhere for people to enjoy.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Campfield Toll, his mother, Bonna (Toll) Brown and stepfather, James Brown.

Cremation has taken place at Heritage Cremation Society.  In lieu of flowers, please donate to American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, or American Cancer Society in his name.


5 Tributes to Robert Christian “Chris” Toll

  1. Deidre and Louis Betancourt says:

    We loved and miss you Chris! You and my husband could talk up a storm about music. I will never forget all the beautiful Hibiscus you shared with everyone!

    • JoAnn Dunn says:

      Chris and Bonnie were my favorite customers and friends. I loved his humor and his love for a good conversation. He would bring in his prize hibiscus flowers to show me. They were always so beautiful.
      I will miss him so much. Sending love to Bonnie and his family.❤

    • Bonnie says:

      Thanks for the nice words. He missed seeing you both. Yes he loved talking to Louis.

  2. Bob & Norma Frieden says:

    Chris and I went to high school together and were able to stay in touch over the past 50 plus years. We were also connected through his wife Bonnie who worked with my wife at Robinson Memorial for several years. Always with a kind word, I feel fortunate to count him as a friend.

  3. Ben and Beverly VanderGulik says:

    Good man and good friend all these years. Gonna miss you mate. Our condolences to Bonnie.

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