Wilford W. Wertman

Wilford W. “Bob” Wertman, 87, of Hughesville, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Valley View Nursing Center in Montoursville.

Born July 23, 1930, in Middleport, he was a son of the late Earl “Tom” and Bertha (Kile) Wertman. He married the former Elsie P. Stackhouse, who preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2001.

Bob was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

Early in his career, Bob worked at his father’s green house on Beaver Run Road. Prior to his retirement, Bob worked at Sprout Waldron, now Andritz of Muncy. He also worked at Country Homes Builder of Unityville for many years.

He enjoyed fishing in Canada, western movies, professional wrestling, and working on televisions and electronics. He loved spending time with family and friends, especially his Pekingese dogs through the years.

He is survived by a daughter, Sue A. (Rodney) Shaner, of Hughesville; two sons, Dean E. (Tami) Wertman and Michael R. Wertman, both of Hughesville; four granddaughters, Mandy Adams, Monica (Kris) Robbins, Tanya (Jason) Rutt, and Meghan (Tony) Little; and eight great-grandchildren

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, James, William, and Earl Jr. Wertman.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Max L. Walters Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Lairdsville Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Wilford’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.