Robert L. Whitbeck, Jr. December 20, 2020

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   COEYMANS 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 Whitbeck.

     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 Dorothea Backlund.

     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 12046 .