Robert L. "Bon" Wallis, 90, of Liverpool, entered into rest on Monday, May 14, 2018, at UPMC Pinnacle West Shore Hospital.
He was born Jan. 31, 1928, in Liverpool, a son of the late Edwin B. Sr. and Mildred (Zaring) Wallis. He was married to the former Blanche Long who preceded him on Sept. 27, 2014. The couple were married for 67 years at the time of her passing.
Robert was a graduate of Liverpool High School.
He began working with his father in the family poultry business in Liverpool and continued that business for many years. Along with his late wife, they owned and operated the Ferryboat Campsites in Liverpool.
He was a member of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Liverpool, an active member of the Liverpool Lions club, the Zembo Shrine, Masonic Lodge, Millersburg, and served on the Newport School Board.
Robert enjoyed playing cards, traveling, and bowling.
He is survived by four children and their spouses, Carolyn B. and Larry Caldwell, R. Randall "Randy" and Jane Wallis, Cassandra "Sandi" and Bob Folk, and E. Scott and Jo Wallis; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Bruce and Ruthann Wallis; one brother-in-law, David Broscious; and many nieces and nephews.
Robert was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Edwin "Bud" Jr. and Twila Wallis; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Joan (Wallis) Broscious and Marian W. and James E. Zeiders Jr..
Friends and family are invited to the visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 26, at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1000 N. Front St., Liverpool, followed by a celebration of life at 11, with the Rev. David A. Sensenig officiating.
Private interment will be in the Liverpool Union Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Robert to his church.
The George P. Garman Funeral Homes Inc., 606 N. Front St., Liverpool have been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published on May 16, 2018