PHOENIX, NY – Robert James “Rob” Waldron, 65, of Phoenix, NY, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday June 27, 2019.
He was born to his late parents Isabel (Munger) and Everett Waldron on Sept. 12, 1953.
Rob was a graduate of J. C. Birdlebough High School, class of 1971.
Rob had an exceptional arm for pitching baseballs.
He was a star pitcher for the P. C. S.
Varsity Baseball team and receiving MVP award for the 1970 season.
Rob continued playing through the 1971 season and receiving awards for his skills.
In recent years, Rob worked as a crew member for the town of Schroeppel Highway Department for many years.
An avid sportsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors.
Rob loved building things.
He figured out the best method for completing any task and seeing it through to completion.
Surviving are his loving wife of 42 years, Kathleen A. Waldron; his daughters, Kelly Miller of West Monroe, and Kristin McNamara; one son, Richard Waldron (Katelyn Smith) of Phoenix; one sister, JoAnne (John) Mattice of Pointblank, Texas; eight grandchildren, Tim, Tyler, Desiree, Monica, Danny, Justin, Kylee,
and Aiden; nieces and nephews; many friends.
A celebration of life event will be planned for a later date.
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix, has care of arrangements.