Robert JR

Robert Huntington JR

1931 - 2012

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Robert C. Huntington, Jr. Horseheads: Age 80, passed away Saturday, January 14, 2012 at Bethany Manor. Bob was born in Elmira on February 24, 1931, son of Robert C. and Beatrice Sheffer. He was predeceased by his wife of 56 years Rose Amacher Huntington and sister Ann Albert. Bob is survived by two sons, Robert Huntington III and wife Zenaida of Washington State, William Huntington and wife Christina of Newburgh NY; grandchildren, Robert, William, Christopher, David and Douglas; cousin Gary Sheffer of Summit NJ. Bob was a graduate of E.F.A. where he excelled in football, baseball, wrestling, and track. He was later inducted into the E.F.A. sports Hall of Fame. Bob was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was an aircraft mechanic on a C54 transport plane in Hawaii. He had worked over 50 years in hardware sales with 46 of those being with Rose, Kimble and Baxter. Bob enjoyed keeping active, he was an avid fisherman and golfer. Friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Thursday, January 19, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. Military honors will be held at the conclusion of calling hours. Interment will be on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery.
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