Robert V. Deeter Sr. ,68, of Cooperstown, PA., passed away Wednesday May 26, 2021 at UPMC-Hamot in Erie after a sudden illness.
Born April 23, 1953 in Oil City, PA., he was the son of the late Clifford & Dorothy Hynes Deeter.
Robert was a 1971 graduate of Oil City High School.
He entered the United States Army in April of 1978 and was honorably discharged July 31, 1992, retiring after 21 years of service.
He was a Airplane Mechanic.
During his time in the military, he did tours of Panama, Korea and Germany as well as a tour of Saudi Arabia where he served during Desert Storm.
He was awarded the Army Service Ribbon/NCO , 3 Professional Development Ribbons, Army Good Conduct Medal with 7 clusters, National Defense Medal with Bronze Star, Overseas Service Ribbon and Army Commendation Medal and Army Achievement Medal and the Saudi Kuwait Liberation Medal.
Robert was the owner/operator of Franklin Aircraft Services at the Franklin Airport.
Heenjoyed casino trips and spending time with his grandchildren.
Mr. Deeter was married on Oct. 12, 1996 to the former Mary Kay Myers and she survives along with two children
Bobby Deeter & his wife Sabrina of York
Laura Cota & her husband Tony of CA.
Two step children
Jesse Kay & his wife Candace of Titusville
Michael Kay & his wife Breann of Cranberry
Lily,Evie,Megan and Carly Cota, Alex & Zane Deeter, Evan, Aliah , Summer,, Conner , Caleb, Ryan and Sophia Kay
He is also survived by four sisters
Ruth Sobrowski of Oil City
Pam Hughes of FL
Donna Kifer of NC
Gertrude Snyder of OH
and 5 brothers
Theodore Deeter of Oil City
Denny Deeter of Rockland
Dave Deeter of FL
Clifford Deeter of IN
Jerry Deeter of Pleasantville
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers Sonny & John Deeter and a brother-in-law Stan Sobrowski and a niece Missy Deeter
Friends will be received from 2-4 and from 7-9 Friday May 28 in the Reinsel Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:45 A.M. Saturday in the Reinsel Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Lamey Cemetery with Full Military Honors accorded by the VE.T.S. Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans or to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com
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