Obituary of Robert L. Casbeer
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Robert Lee Casbeer, 96, of Painted Post, passed peacefully at his son’s home in Horseheads on October 8th. Born in Conrad, PA on June 23, 1926, he was the son of the late Ward and Lena (Williams) Casbeer. Preceded in death by 10 siblings and survived by one sister, Kathryn B. Earle. Proudly, he served in World War II as a Navy Sea Bee in the Pacific Theater. He married Carol Jean Herrington on April 17, 1948 in Elkland, PA and was preceded in death by her in 1984. He was employed by Corning Inc. for 35 years. His survivors include their 4 children: Jean (James Neville) of Chambersburg, PA and their children: Amanda of Brooklyn, NY, Hillary of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Brendan of Brooklyn, NY. Timothy (Carol Stamilo) of Athens, GA and their children: Mark Casbeer of Dallas, TX, Matt Raymond of Greensboro, GA and Greg Raymond of Geneva, NY. Diane (David Louis) of Chicago, IL and their children: Drew of Albuquerque, NM and Sarah of Queens, NY. Terry (Faith Bacon) of Horseheads, NY and their daughter, Dr. Haley Casbeer of Novato, CA, Great Grandchildren: Nina, Bella, Leo, Emerson, Henry Paul, Mach and Gio. Robert enjoyed traveling, camping, family and most of all, fishing. The past 4 years he also enjoyed sitting outside on warm summer days and waving to anyone who passed by in the neighborhood. Your displays of kindness will always be remembered. A sincere “Thank You” to the Cora Reigle family (Bev Hunt and Margie Eccleston) for their homemade baked goods and visits with Robert. Heartfelt appreciation to the entire Care First teams for their unconditional support. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Care First, 3805 Meads Creek Road, Painted Post, NY 14870. Private graveside services and internment will be held in Elk Creek Cemetery, Rte.100, Borden, NY with military honors. Robert’s care was entrusted to H.P. Smith & Son Inc. Funeral Home, Woodhull, NY.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home - Woodhull
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