Robert B. Sweitzer Jr., 78, of Lewistown, passed away at 8:53 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.
Born Aug. 19, 1941, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Robert B. Sweitzer Sr. and Ruth (Headings) Dickson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: his wife, Shelva (Wagner) Sweitzer; sister, Grace Shreffler; and brother, William Hoyer.
Robert is survived by: children, Robert B. Sweitzer III, Jodi Powell and husband, Todd, and William Sweitzer and wife, Shelley, all of Lewistown; ten grandchildren, Zachary Sweitzer, William Sweitzer Jr., Ryan Powell, Gage Sweitzer, Mason Sweitzer, Robert Sweitzer IV, Seth Sweitzer, Brayden Powell, Sarah Powell, and Savannah Powell; and numerous great-grandchildren.
He retired from Glenn O. Hawbaker, Inc. as a truck driver.
Robert was a member of the Yeagertown Fire Company and Fraternal Order of Eagles Post 4294. He loved riding motorcycles and was an avid NASCAR and racing fan.
A viewing will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 13, 2020, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 North Main Street, Lewistown, followed by the funeral service at 11:30 a.m., with Pastor Randy Traxler officiating.
Interment will take place at Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.
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