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Robert K. "Klocky" Klock, 82 of Sunbury, passed away peacefully in his home on Aug. 29, 2017, after a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Herndon, a son of the late Wilson and Lucinda (Raker) Klock.

Robert attended Dalmatia High School and served in the Army in Korea from 1954-1956.
He retired as an independent truck driver in 1985.
He was a life member of the Sunbury Eagles, Selinsgrove Moose, Sunbury VFW, Post 44, Keystone Fish & Game, the Norry Hookies and the Rescues, and a member of the Herndon, Hummels Wharf and Kratzerville fire companies.
Robert enjoyed NASCAR, hunting, riding four-wheeler, and socializing with his friends and family.

He is survived by his companion, Viola Spaid, of Middleburg; one daughter, Darla Reigle, of Sunbury; two sons and daughter-in-laws, Bruce and Sherry Klock, of Selinsgrove and Robert J. and Tammy Klock, of Mifflinburg; grandchildren, Joshua Strohecker, of Reston, Va., Jason Klock and wife Mary, of Selinsgrove, Danielle Klock, of Sunbury, Stephanie Klock, of Silver Spring, Md., Matthew Klock, of Selinsgrove, and Melissa Klock, of Shippensburg; stepgrandsons, Zackery and Joshua Houpt, of Mifflinburg; and great-granddaughters, Madison Klock, Madelynn Klock and Grace Ann Strohecker.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Alvin, Chester, Clarence and Wilson Klock; and two sisters, Margaret Heim and Clara Klock.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St, Sunbury, followed by a memorial service at 7.

The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude for the wonderful and caring people on his Celtic Hospice Team.
Published on August 31, 2017
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