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Robert W. Nehls

March 28, 1954 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 66)

Obituary

Robert W. Nehls Jr. age 66 of Uniontown, Pa passed away May 2, 2020 in Mon General Hospital. He was born March 28, 1954 in Uniontown. He is the son of the late Robert W. Nehls Sr. and Betty (DeCarlo) Nehls.

He is survived by his loving wife Victoria (White) Nehls, three sons Robert W. Nehls III, (Jodi) of Labelle, Adam G. Nehls of Uniontown, Douglas S. Nehls (Amie) of Rogersville, three granddaughters Kaydence Marie, Ellie Grace, and Emma Faith Nehls. Also surviving are two brothers Gary Nehls of Elkins, Wv, and Gregory Nehls (Judy) of Masontown, two sister-in-laws Pamela Neely (Frank) Madisonville, Ky, and Gerri Acton of Charleroi, Pa, numerous nieces and nephews and Jacob Hixson Jr. He also leaves behind a treasured colleague and dear friend who he considered family Jessica Wymard. A special thank you to his niece April Neely who help care for him during his illness.

Bob attended Middletown Township High School in New Jersey and graduated from South Laurel Highlands High School in 1972. He received his paramedic license from the Center for Emergency Medicine in Pittsburgh and continued his education to become a registered nurse, graduating from Shadyside School of Nursing in Pittsburgh

Bob was a former volunteer firefighter at South Union Township VFC and Uniontown Fire Department (Keystone Co.) . He was a paramedic for the Uniontown Ambulance Corps, Greene County Memorial Hospital Medic One and Smithfield-Fairchance Ambulance among others. Bob was also a paramedic coordinator for Uniontown Hospital. At the time of his death, Bob was employed at Mon General Hospital, Morgantown West Virginia for 26 years. He also worked at Uniontown Hospital and the former Greene County Memorial Hospital.

Bob loved attending Pittsburgh Pirate baseball games with his family and trips to Washington D.C. with his sons. Bob cherished spending quality time with his three granddaughters. He enjoyed talking about history and current events. Bob had a passion for teaching, training, and mentoring in all walks of his life.

All services are private for the family and under the direction of THE DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time.

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