Robert L. Boyer Sr., 68, of South Lebanon Township, passed away on Friday, Aug. 25, 2023, at WellSpan York Hospital.
Born in East Hanover Township, on March 14, 1955, he was the son of the late Ray B. and Catherine A. Getz Boyer.
He was a member of the Northern Lebanon High School Class of 1973. His first job after high school was at Quaker Alloy in Myerstown. In 1981, he started working at the Hershey Co. as a skilled production worker in the drop kiss department. He retired in December 2022 after 41 years of service. He had been a member of the Jonestown Perseverance Fire Co. His favorite college team was the Washington Huskies. He also liked the Seattle Seahawks and Penn State. He enjoyed golfing and especially watching sports with his daughter, Lindsey.
He is survived by his son, Robert L. Boyer Jr., and his wife, Becky, of Dover; daughters, Lindsey G. Boyer, of South Lebanon Township, and Melissa A., wife of Chris Stroup, of Williamstown; brothers, Joe Boyer, of Jonestown, Frank Boyer, of Greenpoint, Bill Boyer, of Jonestown, and Andy Boyer, of Pine Grove; sisters, Pat Pelly, of Fredericksburg, Rayanna Leedy, of Grantville, and Judy Grumbine, of Hamburg; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, David Boyer; and a sister, Susan Klinger.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023, at 3 p.m. at the Kreamer & Lum Funeral Home & Crematory, Jonestown. A viewing will be held beginning at 2 p.m. until the start of the service. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Fredericksburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Assoc., 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112.