Robert C. Walter,
89, of Sunbury PA went home to be with his Lord and Savior on September 30,
2020 at Riverwoods in Lewisburg PA. He was born November 15, 1930 in
Sunbury PA the son of the late Harry F. and Florence E. Mensch Walter.
He is survived by
his devoted wife of 68 years, Erma L. Bingaman Walter. They were married
on April 19, 1952.
Bob graduated from
Sunbury High School in 1948. He served his country in the United States
Navy during the Korean War.
His work ethic was
significant, beginning at the age of nine, which included 17 years at
Rothermelís and 17 years at ButterKrust, retiring in 1994.
He was a member of
Rush Baptist Church Danville PA where he served as a deacon and sang in the
choir. His other memberships included Sunbury American Legion 201.
Bob loved watching
John Wayne movies and was well known for his hearty laugh. He thoroughly
enjoyed being a professional grandpa. His greatest joy in his life was
spending time with his family, all of whom he adored.
In addition to his
wife, he is survived by four children: Robert C. Walter, Jr. and his wife
Helen of Selinsgrove PA; Sue L. Herman and her husband Mike of Spring Grove
PA; Tom J. Walter and his wife Connie of Folkston GA; and CoraLynn Walter
and her significant other Patric Hollenbach, both of Sunbury PA. Also
surviving are 12 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren and many nieces
He was preceded
in death by six brothers and four sisters.
friends are invited to attend an informal Celebration of Bobís Life
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Rush Baptist Church 410 Rushtown
Road Danville PA.
The family will
provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the church and the
Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758516 Topeka KS 66675-8516 or online at
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA 17821.
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