HOLLOW – Robert L. Whitbeck, Jr. passed away at the age of 90 on
December 20, 2020. Born in Ravena, Bob lived his adult life in
Coeymans Hollow. He was the son of the late Robert L. Sr. and Phebe
Bob was a professional truck driver and was very proud of his
many years of driving without a chargeable accident. He was a
member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and the Coeymans
Hollow Volunteer Fire Department. Bob enjoyed gatherings with
family and friends, camping, hunting, gardening, making maple syrup
in the spring of the year and country music. He was a self-taught
musician and played in several bands over the years.
Robert was preceded in death by his loving wife, Alice W.
Whitbeck. Survivors include his daughter, Donna (Fred) Clark;
daughter-in-law, Terry Whitbeck; grandson, Todd (Dawn) Clark;
granddaughter, Kaitlin Clark; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Galewaler,
JD, Owen and Ellie Clark; sisters, Phebe Archibald and Aleta (Bill)
Lyons; sister-in-law, Naomi Keir; brother-in-law, Olin Bleau and
many nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by his son, Robert L.
Whitbeck III; and sisters, Marilyn Anderson, M. Jacquelin Bleau and
All services were held privately at the convenience of the
family. The family would like you to consider, in lieu of flowers,
a donation in memory of Robert to
Senior Projects of Ravena, Delivered Meal Program, 9 Bruno Blvd.,
Ravena, NY 12143 or
Trinity United Methodist Church, P.O, Box 8, Coeymans Hollow, NY