East Bethany ~ Robert D. Sheffer, age 86, passed away Friday evening (July 26, 2019) at United Memorial Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
He was born February 11, 1933 in Batavia, a son of the late Clayton and Marie Smith Sheffer.
Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many. He loved the outdoors, camping, gardening or just plain "puttering around". He enjoyed traveling, anything Country & Western and was an avid Buffalo Bills and Sabres fan.
He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Esther Wickham Sheffer; his children, Melinda Sheffer Carney (Mike Wilcox) of LeRoy, Scott Sheffer of N. Chili and Tammy (Michael) Bradley of Pavilion; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Rita (Les) Mangs of Elba, Pete (Jean) Sheffer of Stafford and Norman (Diane) Sheffer of Caledonia, along with many nieces, nephews and wonderful neighbors.
Services and interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Bethany Fire Dept. Ambulance Fund, 5253 Old Telephone Road, E. Bethany, N.Y. 14054