Robert M. "Bob"
Styer, Sr., 69, of Riverside PA passed away peacefully on Friday, May 13,
2016 surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter in Milton PA. He
was born December 1, 1946 in Lewisburg PA, the son of John E. Styer of
Milton PA and the late Helen Hagenbuch Styer.
Bob was married
for 39 years to the love of his life, Betty A. Bostian Styer who preceded
him in death on March 21, 2007. They were married May 19, 1967.
He served his
country with the United States Air Force as a sergeant where he completed a
tour in Vietnam.
self-employed and was the owner of Bob Styer Construction for many years and
also was a truck driver for Whitenight's Produce.
designing and fabricating hitches. One of his greatest enjoyments in life
was a "good" auction, attending yard sales and flea markets. He enjoyed
going to tractor shows. He gave generously to the annual Toys for Tots
program. Bob was known for his generous heart, always willing to help his
friends and his family, all whom he adored spending time with.
He is survived by
one son; Robert M. Styer, Jr. and his wife Joan of Danville, and two
daughters; Debra J. Guisewite-Smith and her husband David of White Deer, PA
and Betsy A. Hans and her husband Larry of Milton, PA. Also surviving are
nine grandchildren; Trista, Danielle, Sunni Jo, Rodney, Ryan, A.J.,
Brittany, Nathan and Adam and numerous great-grandchildren. Also surviving
is one brother, James Styer of Turbotville PA and two sisters; Nancy Carl
and Paulla Kostelnick; both of Milton. He is also survived by numerous
nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Sonny
Guisewite and grandson, Shawn Guisewite.
friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be held on Thursday, May
19, 2016 at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA
at 11:30 AM with Pastor Bonnie Wells officiating. Burial will be private
and at the convenience of the family. Friends will be received from 10:00 AM
until the time of service.
The flowers will
be provided by the family. Memorial Contributions may be made to Montour
Antique Farm Machinery Collectors Association or "MAFMCA" at PO Box 444
Danville, PA 17821. www.visneski.com