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Robert "Bob" Kehley
July 13, 1935 ~ August 24, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Robert “Bob” Kehley, 88, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 24, 2023 surrounded by his loving family at Kirkland Village. He was the beloved husband of Joanne Kehley, with whom he shared over 63 years of loving marriage. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late William and Jenny (Swayze) Kehley. Bob honorably served his country in the United States Marines. He worked for the Bethlehem Steel for most of his life until retiring. Bob was a faithful member of Calvary Baptist Church and enjoyed going on the short mission trips. He was an avid New York Yankees fan, watching sports and gardening. Above all, family was everything to Bob and he loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors: In addition to his loving wife Joanne, he will be remembered by his sons Robert Kehley, Jr. and his wife Linda of Burleson, TX and Klint Kehley and his wife Julie of San Diego, CA; daughter Karol Kehley of Nazareth; grandchildren Mackenzie Kaplan, Madison Kaplan and Kooper Kehley as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his siblings Adam Kehley, Sarah Madden, Ida Schouten, Lena Klovacs, Viva Coleman, Edna Crouthamel and William Kehley.
Services: A Memorial Service will be held at 11 A.M. on Friday, September 8, 2023 at Calvary Baptist Church, 5300 Green Pond Road, Easton, PA 18045, where the family will receive relatives and friends from 10 A.M. until time of the service. Bob’s arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, Bethlehem. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the church.