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Robert Richard Hayman

February 21, 1939 February 5, 2019
Robert Richard Hayman
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Robert Richard Hayman, 79, died Tuesday, February 5th at St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital in Lehighton. He was born in Mendon, Ohio, a son of the late Mary (Price) and Ralph Hayman.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Helen and two children, Mark husband of Karen and Heather wife of Dan Putkowski and one Grandchild, Callie Jade Hayman. Also surviving are two sisters, Sue Wiktor and Patricia Rowe. A brother, Ronald, is predeceased.
Many Cousins, Nieces and Nephews, plus Aunts Mrs. Deloris Moore in Ohio and Mrs. Betty Shimp of Florida.
Robert graduated from Jim Thorpe Area High School in 1957. He was employed for several years by Buckeye Pipeline Company in Emmaus as a Gauger and a Dispatcher.
He served his country in the US Army and was stationed in South Korea after the truce was signed. He manned the Hawk Anti-Aircraft Missiles with a special crew atop a mountain.
Robert was the owner of Robert Hayman Water Systems for 24 years, selling it to his son and wife upon his retirement in 2000.
Robert was a member of the Mahoning Township Lions Club for 34 years, where he received many awards including the prestigious Melvin Jones Award. He was instrumental in getting the Rabies Clinic started several years ago along with Dr. Mary Lombardo, which the Lions continue every year.
Robert loved to hunt and fish, taking many trips to Colorado and Wyoming, where he netted Antelope and Mule Deer.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, February 16th from Noon-2PM at the Social Hall of Ben Salem UCC 1965 Church Road Lehighton, PA. Schaeffer Funeral Home, Lehighton, in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be made at

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123

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12:00 PM 2/16/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/16/2019 2:00:00 PM
Ben Salem Social Hall

1965 Church Road
Lehighton, PA 18235

Ben Salem Social Hall
1965 Church Road Lehighton 18235 PA
United States

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