Robert W. Sharar, Sr., 76 years old, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his home in Newport. He was born July 14, 1940 in Newport to John A. Sharar and Charlotte "Doad" Clouser Sharar Hockenberry. He was retired from Aegis Insurance Company and was a 1958 graduate of Newport High School. He was a member of Mannsville Lutheran Church, Millerstown Moose #925, Newport Social Order of Owls, Newport American Legion Post #177 and New Bloomfield VFW Post #7463. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and going to the races.
Bob is survived by his companion of 30 years, Shirley Turnbaugh; sons, Robert W. Sharar Jr. and companion Jackie Myers of Newport and Steven Sharar and companion Barb Zimmerman of Mifflintown; Shirley's daughters, Lisa Wyant and husband David Of Newport and Lori Pitulski and husband John of Mechanicsburg; brothers, James A Sharar of Florida and Stanley Hockenberry Jr, of Newport; sister, Dixie J. Steigleman of Marysville; grandchildren, Zachary and Brock Sharar and Shirley's grandchildren, Crystal, Elizabeth and Matthew Wyant and Dylan and Sarah Pitulski. He was preceded in death by his mother, step father Stanley Hockenberry and niece Tammy Hockenberry.
Services will be held on Saturday from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing from 10 AM until the funeral service at 12 PM with Reverend Robert Swartz officiating. Burial will follow in the Newport Cemetery.
David M. Myers Funeral Home Inc.