Robert R. “Bob” Haugh
Robert R. “Bob” Haugh, 69, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at the Williamsport Hospital.
Born November 29, 1939, in Gregg Township, Centre County, he was a son of the late Clarence G. and Estella J. Baney Haugh. He and his wife, the former Leona A. Rishel, would have celebrated 50 years of marriage on April 26, 2009.
Bob was a graduate of Penns Valley High School class of 1957 and served as class President for the first graduating class from Penns Valley. He graduated from Penn State University in 1967 with a degree in Agriculture Engineering and was employed with the former Sprout-Waldron’s, Muncy, for over 25 years as an engineer.
Bob was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church for over 40 years and was also a member of the church choir. He was currently a member of the Strawbridge Fishing Club, serving as Treasurer. Bob served as a little league baseball coach and coached multiple Fought’s championships over Grange. He was also a Boy Scout leader who loved dogs and enjoyed gardening.
Bob was very patriotic and had served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an Enlisted Navigator.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Lt. Col. Tim (Sherie) Haugh of Columbia, MD; two daughters, Lea Ann Hawk and Kelli Haugh, both of Hughesville; two brothers, Glenn (Esther) Haugh of Jersey Shore and Gene (Patty) Haugh of Blacksburg, VA; a sister, Betty (George) Horner of Spring Mills; and five grandchildren, Erin, Jenna and Connor Holmes and Michael and Chandler Haugh.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a sister Helen Weaver and a brother-in-law, Bob Weaver.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, at the Bethany United Methodist Church, 113 S. Second St., Hughesville, with the Rev. Bethany P. Wood officiating and military honors accorded by combined veterans organizations. Burial will be held privately by the family. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions to the Bethany United Methodist Church.