Robert H. Goble Sr., 79, of Tunkhannock, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock, after an illness.
He was born in Centermoreland, son of the late Howard and Helen Stanley Goble. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Loretta Ball in 2008. He worked for Louden Hill Farm in Dimock in the creamery for many years. He was a member of the East Lemon United Methodist Church and was a life member of the Lake Carey Sportsmen Club.
Robert was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict. He loved hunting, fishing and camping. He enjoyed racing stock cars at the Herb Harvey track and was known to be an excellent cook, for game dinners and family outings.
He was preceded in death by his son, David; a sister, Jean Welch; a granddaughter, Amy Miller Zapolski and a greatgreat grandson.
The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Living Center in Tunkhannock for the excellent care given to their father.
He is survived by two sons, Robert of Tunkhannock and Brian and his wife, Gail of Gibson; four daughters, Brenda Smith and her husband, Rick of Auburn Center, Cindy Shiffer and her husband, George of Meshoppen, Penny Alden and her husband, Jim of Kingsley, Ginger Miller and her husband, Roger of Dalton; a sister, Delores Yorke of Colorado; 10 grandchildren and many greatgrandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Robert’s life will be held on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at the Warren Hotel, 46 Warren St., Tunkhannock.
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