Obituary for William Robert "Bob" Righter
William Robert Righter, 81, of Palm, passed away April 14, 2017. He was the husband of the late Mildred (Galloway) and Catherine E. (Bondi) Righter. “Bob” was a graduate of Pierce Business College and was employed as a civilian purchasing agent for several military contractors before retiring. He served honorably in the Army Reserves. Recently, Bob has attended Morning Star Fellowship in Bechtelsville. He was a member of the NRA and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid gardener, and especially enjoyed tending his roses. He was a woodworker and an excellent cook and baker, especially pies and cakes. He enjoyed watching National Geographic programs and was an avid animal lover, especially German Shepherds.
Surviving are children: Kenneth, and his wife, Stephanie, of Barto; Joanne O’Rourke, of Lansdale; Catherine Righter, of Palm; Thomas, and his wife, Jami, of Green Lane; and Marybeth, wife of Douglas Jordan, of Pittstown, NJ; a brother, Carl, of Utah, 9 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by brothers: George and Paul; and his beloved dog, Heidi.
A Celebration of Life will be on Tuesday, April 25th at 11 AM at the Morning Star Fellowship, 100 Limekiln Road, Bechtelsville, PA. Friends may gather from 10-11 AM at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Montgomery County SPCA, 1059 Sweisford Road, Perkiomenville, PA 18074. To offer on-line condolences, please visit his “Book of Memories” at falkfuneralhomes.com.