Robert L Holbert, Jr., age 62, of Lackawaxen died Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale.

Mr. Holbert was born January 5, 1951 in Honesdale, PA and was the son of the late Robert L. Sr. and Ann Marie (Kievet) Holbert.

Robert was the former Fire Chief for Lackawaxen Fire Dept. He organized the Lackawaxen Twp. Athletic Assoc. and enjoyed playing and coaching baseball and played in league softball into his 50's. He was also a hunter, fisherman, gun enthusiast, member of the Bohemia Sportsmen’s Assoc. and an avid dart, pool and horseshoe player.

Robert was employed as a heavy equipment operator for PennDOT , Holbert & Kuhn and most recently Holbert Explosives.

He is survived by four sons: Lee Christian Holbert of Greeley, PA, Matthew & his wife, Mary Ellen R. Holbert of Greentown, PA; Corey R. Holbert of Lackawaxen, PA; Chris Holbert of Lackawaxen, PA; three grandchildren, Ty, Jake, Jenna; sister & brother-in-law, Ruth Ann & Kevin McLoone of New Port Richey, FL.

A memorial gathering will be held Friday, August 30th at 12 noon at Lackawaxen House, 188 Scenic Drive, Lackawaxen.

Cremation will be at Lake Region Crematory in Lake Ariel.

Memorials may be made to Wallenpaupack Area Little League, C/O Kim Hearn, PO Box 294, Newfoundland, PA 18445.

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Arrangements by Teeters’ Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA 18428.