Robert M. Buckwalter Jr., 46, pressman for R.R. Donnelly, car enthusiast, devoted family man

By on September 20, 2017

Robert M. Buckwalter Jr., 46, of Ephrata, passed away Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

He was born in Lancaster to Robert M. and Irene J. (Bemesderfer) Buckwalter, and was the husband of Pamela A. (Postlethwait) Buckwalter, with whom he would have celebrated 25 years of marriage on Sept. 26.

Robert was a devoted father, husband and loving family man. He was an avid car enthusiast and loved doing home projects. He was a pressman for R.R. Donnelly and Sons. Robert had many friends at work and in his car circles. His friends and family describe him as honest and hardworking and would do anything for you.

In addition to his wife and parents, Robert is survived by two daughters: Samantha A. Buckwalter, fiancée of Timothy J. Marquette; Kayla M., wife of Kyle M. Henry; two grandchildren: Kiara and Kaiden, with another on the way; and a brother: Kevin L., husband of Lori R. Buckwalter.

Services were held Sept. 15 at Stradling Funeral Home, Akron, with Pastor Tim Morrison officiating.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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