Obituary of Robert Waltz

Robert V. Waltz

West Clarksville, NY     Robert V. Waltz of 9804 Hewitt Rd. passed away Wednesday (August 1, 2018) in the Buffalo General Hospital after a recent illness.

Born July 14, 1940 in Garrettsville, OH he was the son of Lloyd and Maude McDivict Waltz.  On July 9, 1977 in Tonawanda he married Vivian R. Nabozny who survives.

Bob was a longtime resident of North Tonawanda.  He was a member of the United Auto Worker's Union 686 in Lockport and he worked for Harrison Radiator Corporation for 30 years, retiring in 1994.  He and his wife moved to West Clarksville where he enjoyed a rural lifestyle.  He always loved animals and fish, and in his retirement he enjoyed working as a delivery driver for The Fish Place in North Tonawanda.  He also was an avid hunter and fisherman as well as a NASCAR fan.

Surviving in addition to his wife are 7 children Thelma J. (Bob) Latini of New London, NC, Valerie V. (David) Dinges of Columbus, GA, Deborah C. (Charlie) Woods of N. Tonawanda, Steven (Nicole) Mikos of Wheatfield, Kelly A. (Joe) Koehler of Buffalo, Donna L. (Joe) Blaszczak-Graham of N. Tonawanda and David A. (Vera) Mikos of Tonawanda; many grandchildren, including Stephanie M. Koehler, whom he raised like a daughter; many great grandchildren; 3 sisters Thelma Winebark of Indiana, PA, Ruth (Blane) Van Horn of Smicksburg, PA and Martha Rickard of Indiana, PA and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son Robert P. Waltz, a brother Lloyd Waltz and a son-in-law Charlie Woods.

Friends will be received on Monday (August 6, 2018) from 1-3:30pm at the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, 3128 W. State Rd. Olean.  A funeral service will immediately follow at 3:30pm in the funeral home.  

Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.  Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.