Robert L. Dibble Sr., 91 | Obituaries

Mr. Robert L. Dibble Sr., age 91, of New Albany, PA, handed absent at the Troy Community Healthcare facility on Friday afternoon, July 23, 2021, surrounded by his loving relatives.

Robert was born in New Albany, PA, on April 15, 1930, the son of the late Rexford Carlton Dibble, who passed away in 1967, and the late Iva Elizabeth Hoyt Dibble, who handed away in 2005. Rising up in the New Albany region, Bob was a graduate of the New Albany Superior University, a member of the course of 1948. On June 12, 1948 Bob married his extended-time sweetheart the previous Shirley A. Moon, and have been together considering the fact that, just celebrating their 73rd wedding anniversary. 

As a teen, Bob was utilized with the railroad that ran by way of New Albany. Right after his graduation, he was used for around 7 decades at the Dodge Feed Mill, immediately after which he turned self-utilized as a farm machines salesman and serviceman, selling and servicing Surge Farm Tools, and Bulk Tanks. For 25 decades, Bob was used at GTP Sylvania, in Towanda, retiring in 1990.

Robert and is wife Shirley faithfully attended the Impartial Baptist Church in Towanda, for a lot of decades. Bob served his community, serving as a Wyalusing University District Board Member for 25 yrs, symbolizing the New Albany location, and also a Board Member of the Blast Device. Bob also drove university bus for the Wyalusing University District for quite a few a long time.

In the course of his lifetime, he enjoyed coaching Small League Baseball in New Albany, also coaching New Albany’s Teener Baseball staff, and their elementary football teams. 

Bob was also avid hunter, belonging to the Sugar Creek Searching Club in New Albany, where he relished innumerable times and hours hunting ring neck pheasants, turkeys and specially deer. Other states that Bob obtained to hunt with his son and grandson, and also other household members and friends, integrated Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming. For the previous couple decades, he relished telling his many hunting stories, and his excellent activities all through his lifetime. Bob also cherished currently being exterior having lengthy walks with his spouse, having treatment of his lawn and pond and taking pleasure in the added benefits of his significant gardens.

Bob and Shirley enjoyed many winters dwelling in Florida, and most not long ago quite a few winters, at his granddaughter’s house in Charlotte, NC.

Surviving is his wife, Shirley Moon Dibble, now residing at the Bradford County Manor in Burlington, PA his two daughters and their husbands, Sharon and Ed Werts, of Wyalusing, PA, Diane and George Watson, of Wyalusing, PA and his son and wife, Robert and Lynn Dibble Jr., of New Albany, PA his grandchildren, Todd Werts, of Manassas, VA, Deborah and Shawn McClain, of Charlotte, NC, Amanda Norton, of Baltimore, MD, Stephanie Parker, of Oahu, Hello, Jennifer Watson, of Norristown, PA, Michael and Casey Watson, of Pittsburgh, PA, Bryant & Mallory Dibble, of New Albany, PA and Breanne and Cory Cox, of Reinholds, PA, as properly as 19 fantastic-grandchildren, and 1 fantastic-fantastic-granddaughter.  Bob is also survived by his brother and his spouse, Carson and Eileen Dibble, of Texas a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dave and Mary Moon, of New Albany, PA as very well several nieces, nephews and cousins. Aside from his moms and dads, he was preceded in dying by a sister, Denise Smith two brothers, Carlton Dibble and Francis Dibble and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dorothy and Dewey Rood.

Funeral companies will be held on Tuesday July 27, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Sheldon Funeral Property, 155 Church St., Wyalusing, PA, with Pastor Don Hauser, of the Unbiased Baptist Church officiating. Interment will be in the Bradford County Memorial Park, in Burlington, PA. Household and pals could call at the funeral dwelling, on Tuesday from 10:00 AM right up until the time of the services.  

In lieu of flowers, those people wishing may possibly make memorial donations to the Independent Baptist Church, 109 Cherry St., Towanda, PA 18848.

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