In memory of
Robert E. Sherwood
BOLIVAR - Robert E. Sherwood, 63, of 123 Reed St. passed away unexpectedly Sunday, August 5, 2018 in Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville. Born on October 23, 1954 in Wellsville, he was the son of Robert L. and Dorothy Atkins Sherwood. Bob married the former Debra Baldwin on August 18, 1973 in Bolivar, Mrs. Sherwood survives. Bob was a graduate of the Richburg Central School class of 1973. He was employed by Dresser Rand Co. in Olean from 1973-1993 as a welder and later as a supervisor. In 1994 Bob began his career as a Maintenance Mechanic at the Bolivar-Richburg Central School, retiring in 2017. He also owned and operated Liberty Unlimited Contracting Co. in Bolivar. Bob was a member of Macedonia Lodge 258 F&AM Bolivar, and the NRA. He enjoyed Go Kart racing, hunting, kayaking, and camping. Bob was known far and wide for fixing, repairing or building anything. Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Shiloh (Robert) Mannix of Richburg; two grandchildren, Dylan and Hailey Mannix; four sisters, Nancy Darling of Greene, N.Y., Sandy (Dale) Dunkelman of Ellicottville N.Y., Lisa Webb of Scio, and Donna (George) Dentinger of Tonawanda N.Y.; one aunt, Barbara Atkins of Rochester, N.Y.; three sisters-in law, Carol (Ron) Kuszaj of Phoenix N.Y., Tina Baldwin of Richburg, Cheryle Baldwin of Bolivar; his beloved dog Boo, and his two best friends Joe Bell and Dave Pieczynski; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by a son, Dusten Sherwood in 1980; his step parents and two sisters, Terri Webb and Susan Webb. Friends may call at the Schaffner Funeral Home Inc. Bolivar on Thursday, August 9, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held from the funeral home on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 11 a.m. Rev. David Herne of the Heritage AFlame Ministries will officiate. Memorials to the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.
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