Robert A. ‘Bob’ Capstick

Jan. 8, 1931 - Oct. 12, 2019

Robert A. “Bob” Capstick, 88, Altoona, went home to his Lord and Savior on Saturday at Hillview Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Altoona, son of John A. and Ollie (Beck) Capstick.

He was a member of the Altoona Bible Church where he was a member of the upper room class and sang in the adult choir.

Bob was a 1951 graduate of Altoona High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War from 1951 to 1955, serving on the U.S.S. Tortuga-26. He retired from the Social Security Administration office with 43 years of service.

He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed football, baseball and boxing.

Friends will be received from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at Altoona Bible Church, 3017 Union Ave., Altoona, followed by a 6 p.m. funeral Service by Pastor Stewart McClelland. Interment will be held at Royer Cemetery.