Robert E. ‘Bob’ Weller Sr., 77, Ephrata, New Holland Machine Co, retiree, Philly sports fan

By on August 5, 2015

Robert E. “Bob” Weller Sr., 77, of Ephrata, went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Hospice and Community Care Center, Mount Joy.

Born in Earl Township April 17, 1938, he was the son of the late Mamie Weller and Clyde Buzzard. He was preceded in death by his first wife: Dorothy (Lester) Weller; his second wife: Charlotte (Houck) Weller; and a sister: Sharon Weller.

Bob worked at New Holland Machine Co. for 33 years, retiring in 1993. He attended Mount Zion Baptist Church in Denver. First and foremost, he loved God and his family. He was a fan of the Phillies and Eagles, and also enjoyed auto racing, with Bill Elliott and Kenny Brightbill being two of his favorite drivers.

Surviving are a companion: Jennie Johnston of Ephrata; three children: Robert E. Weller Jr., and wife Rita, of Stuarts Draft, Va.; Shari E. Weller, of Stuarts Draft, Va.; and Steven L. Weller, and wife Kim, of New Holland; six grandchildren: Bryan, Stephanie, Beth, Brittany, Allison, and Becca; one great-grandchild: Geofrey; three brothers: Pete, John, and Frank; and four sisters, Myrtle Katherine “Toots,” Elsie, Doris, and Jackie.

Services were held Aug. 3 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Denver.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17608-4125.

To send the family online condolences visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Groff-High Funeral Home, New Holland.

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