Robert J. Waid, 73, formerly of 286 Butternut Ct. Warren PA, died November 12, 2022 at Warren General Hospital.
He was born on January 31, 1949 in Jamestown, the son of the late George and Madeline Phillips Waid.
He graduated in 1967 from Jamestown High School. After high school, Robert joined the Navy from 1967 to 1973.
He was a life member of VFW and a member of the Chautauqua Fisherman’s Club.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed spending his time with friends and family, gardening, and spending many hours fishing and boating on Chautauqua Lake.
Prior to his retirement in 1999, he was employed by Dresser-Rand as a turbine mechanic.
Surviving is his wife, Martinette Purdy Waid, whom he married on June 17, 1994; a son Christopher A. Waid; three daughters, Angel Zickefoose, Laura Lee Veitch, Malissa (Jermiah) Booz; four stepchildren, Shyanne (Paul) Newberry, Brandy Pangborn (Lenny Davis), Kimberly Brandow, Shelly Emerson and Steve Macini. He is also survived by several nephews and nieces as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Pamela, his brother Richard Waid and his daughter-in-law Liandra Pollaro.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Lind Funeral Home where friends will be received from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
You can leave words of condolence at www.lindfuneralhome.com.