Robert C. Weisser
Enjoyed spending time on the Susquehanna River and most of all spending time with his grandchildren.
Graveside Services: Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
Robert C. Weisser, 69, of Columbia, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at home. He was the husband of Doris Jones Weisser with whom he was married 38 years. A lifelong Columbia resident, he was the son of the late Robert V. Weisser and Rosealma Ziegler Kitch.
Bob attended Valley Forge Military Academy as a teenager, and he graduated from Columbia High School in 1967. He also attended the University of Miami where he was a Golden Glove boxer. Bob worked for Norfolk-Southern Railroad for 34 years as a brakeman and conductor, retiring in 2010. He was a member of the United Transportation Union and served as its President for ten years.
He enjoyed spending time on the Susquehanna River, riding motorcycles and sportscars, and most of all, spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife are his children, Christian R., husband of Traci Weisser; Courtney R., wife of Daniel Ott; five grandchildren, Cole and Carson Weisser; Ayla, Brody, and Crew Ott; brother, Joseph, husband of Deb Weisser; and half-sister, Margie McElhaney. Bob shared his birthday with two of his four grandsons.
A graveside service will be held in Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. with the Rev. Stephen Kelley, officiating. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Bob's memory to the Columbia Education Foundation, PO Box 548, Columbia, PA 17512.
Arrangements by the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc.
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