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Robert A. ConradAugust 31, 1938 ~ October 24, 2017 (age 79)
Robert A. “Bob” Conrad, 79 of Altoona died Tuesday morning October 24, 2017 at his residence.
He was born August 31, 1938 in Altoona a son of the late Alvin and Jean (Fink) Conrad. He married Sylvia A. Marcus on September 4, 1965 in Aldan, PA.
Surviving are his wife Sylvia; a daughter, Terri Linka and husband Eric of Greencastle, PA; three grandchildren, Tony Conrad, Samantha Conrad, and Ava Linka; six great grandchildren; cousins, Sandra Hirt and Gladys Miller and numerous other cousins.
He was preceded in death by a son Jeff Conrad.
Bob retired from Bell Atlantic as a switchman after 36 years of service.
He was a 1956 graduate of Altoona High School.
He was a U.S. Airforce veteran.
Mr. Conrad was a member of the Bavarian Aide Society and the Vacaville Lodge No. 134 F&AM.
Bob enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Friends will be received Thursday October 26, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday October 27, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona, where a funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dennis L. Braun officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.