THOMASVILLE Robert W. Flowers, 83, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2012, at York Hospital. He was the husband of Imogene D. (Shrader) Flowers to whom he was married for 63 years on May 21, 2012. A celebration of life tribute service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Bible Baptist Church, 4190 Susquehanna Trail North, York, with Pastor Ron Wettstein officiating. A viewing will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Trinity Roth's Reformed Cemetery. Heffner Funeral Chapel & Crematory, Inc., 1551 Kenneth Road, York, is in charge of arrangements. Born January 22, 1929, in Garrett, Somerset Co., a son of the late Hiram A. and Margaret K. (Mimna) Flowers, he had worked in the Somerset area in coal mines and as a milkman. Upon moving to Thomasville, Mr. Flowers worked and retired from Thomasville Stone and Lime Co. Following his retirement, he was a crane operator for a local roofing company. Robert was a member of Bible Baptist Church, loved cutting wood, woodworking, and being in the outdoors. During the winter Bob was happiest when the snow was falling and he could enjoy the white weather. In addition to his wife, Mr. Flowers is survived by a daughter, Susan E. and husband, Michael Myers of Thomasville; a granddaughter, Melissa and husband, Mark Kahley; a great-granddaughter, Taryn Kahley; four sisters, Margaret Lenhart of Hanover, Mary Ann Albright of York, Evelyn Fox of Parma, Ohio, and Cheryl Grew of Meyersdale; and a brother, Paul Flowers of Etters. Memorial contributions may be made to Bible Baptist Church, 4190 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17404. Send Condolences at BestLifeTributes.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 27, 2012