Robert Allen Wight
Walworth: Passed away on June 13, 2018, just 1 day shy of his 74th birthday. Robert was predeceased by his parents, Frederick and Eleanor (Webb) Wight; son, Russell Robert Wight; sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy (Gordon) Wagner. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Wight; children, James (Laurie), Jennifer (Mark), Christel (Jason), Jessica (Michael), James (Tanya), Janie, Brenda (Thomas), Karen (Kevin) and Patricia (Todd); grandchildren, Tyler, Ashley, Nicholas, Coty, Christel, Carla, Felix, Isabella, William, Christopher, Brittney, Matthew, Joshua, Brenna, Hannah, Felica, Lucas, William, Amanda, Amy, Kyle, Justin and Jacob; great grandchildren, Sophia, Alexander, Ryker and Mikayla; several nieces and nephews.
Robert enjoyed being a truck driver and worked for various companies throughout his life. For many years he was a dedicated service member for West Walworth Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed nature, especially bird watching and tending to his garden. Robert was always on a quest for knowledge and especially enjoyed learning about astronomy and the American Southwest. His other passion was watching movies and he still enjoyed watching movies on VHS and DVD’s. Robert and his wife, Marilyn, enjoyed prospecting for gems and minerals in Herkimer, NY and Arkansas. Above all, Robert enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
No prior calling hours. A graveside service for Robert will be held on Friday (June 22) at 11:30 AM in West Walworth Cemetery, W. Walworth Rd., Walworth, NY. Contributions in Robert’s memory may be directed to Walworth Ambulance, www.walworthfire-ems.org or West Walworth Volunteer Fire Department, 3870 West Walworth Rd., Macedon, NY 14502.