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Robert F. Lightner

  • "Bobby- Sorry for the loss of your father. Always in our..."
    - Kim & Tina Beckley
  • "Heaven gained a beautiful angel when Uncle Bob died! He..."
    - Melissa Grim (Doris White's daughter)
  • "Bob,I will miss chatting with you at the Haven."
  • "Jim and family, So sorry for the loss of your father. ..."
    - Carole Stokes
  • "My thoughts and Prayers are w/ his family. Jim Bob as we..."
    - Becky Gillespie

YORK Robert Franklin Lightner, 78, passed away Saturday, March 15, 2014, at The Haven at Springwood Personal Care Community. He was the husband of the late Jane (Schell) Lightner. A Celebration of Life tribute service will be held Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Red Lion Bible Church, 105 Springvale Road, Red Lion, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Life Tributes by Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 35 Gotham Place, Red Lion, is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Lightner was born on March 20, 1935, in York. He worked as a mason until his retirement in 2000. Robert was a lifelong member of the Red Lion Bible Church. Robert was a business owner. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, and playing board games with his family. He especially loved reading his Bible. Mr. Lightner is survived by three sons, Robert F. Lightner, Jr. and his wife, Connie of Airville, Dan Lightner and his wife, Sharon of Manchester, and James Lightner of Brogue; five daughters, Tafilynn Haugh and her husband, Roger of Manchester, Melreha Seachrist and her husband, Keith of Red Lion, Dorinda Fisher and her husband, Nevin of Brogue, Katrina Lenhart and her husband, Tony of Wrightsville, and Tina Campbell and her husband, Jeff of Red Lion; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Young of Dover. In addition to his wife, Robert was preceded in death by a grandson, James Sheets; and two half brothers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Red Lion Bible Church, 105 Springvale Road, Red Lion, PA 17356. Send Condolences at
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Mar. 16, 2014
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Olewiler & Heffner Funeral Home
35 Gotham Drive Red Lion, PA 17356
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