UTZ, Robert Lee, age 91, passed away on October 17, 2021. He was born August 3, 1930 in Paoli, Pennsylvania to W. Perry Utz and Lucy Sparks Utz. He married his wife of 70 years, Hilda Lohr Utz, December 29, 1950. He was a retired carpenter, a veteran of the Korean War and was a lifelong member of Stockton Memorial Baptist Church. He loved his country and his family. He is survived by his wife, Hilda; sister, Dorothy; daughter, Sheila Jefferson (Eddie); grandchildren, Ashby (Jennie), Ana (Joe) and Aron (Al); and great-grandchildren, Brent, Gabrielle, Melody, Zoey and Parker. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Herbert, Shirley, Carroll, Marjorie and Catherine. Come celebrate his life with his family at Bennett Funeral Home, 14301 Ashbrook Pkwy., Chesterfield, Va. 23832 on Thursday, October 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. A graveside service will be Friday, October 22, held at 11 a.m. at North Pamunkey Baptist Church, 15109 Pamunkey Lane, Orange, Virginia, 22960.
Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21, 2021.