Robert Leroy ‘Bob’ Fickes

June 26, 1930 - Oct. 17, 2020

Robert Leroy “Bob” Fickes, 90, formerly of Claysburg, was peacefully called home on Saturday in Tennessee. He was born in Claysburg, son of the late Howard Leroy and Mary Isabelle (Burket) Fickes. He married Delores Mae Swope on Nov. 21, 1955.

He is survived by his wife, Delores; two daughters, Deborah Lynn (Fickes) Vasko and Dana Lynn (Fickes) Humphreys; and three grandchildren: Mia Grace Humphreys, David Scott “Trey” Humphreys III and Maxwell Cade Humphreys.

Bob was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He was known for being a kind and hardworking man. He was a volunteer fireman, school custodian, crane operator and caretaker of the Claysburg Union Cemetery.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, at the Claysburg Union Cemetery, with Pastor Hud Crossman officiating. Local arrangements are by Leslie-Miller Funeral Home, Claysburg.