Rollin F. "Cub" Eschbach, 97, of rural Milton, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at his home.
He was born on the family farm on Jan. 13, 1920, in Milton, a son of the late John P. and Mary Fannie (Taggart) Eschbach.
Rollin attended Point School, Milton, and had served in the Army during World War II stationed in Panama.
He was a life-long farmer, avid golf ball hunter, worked for Jasper Wood Products and for Larson's Car Wash for 25 years, retiring in 2010. He also sold Christmas trees for many years.
He was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagle and the Loyal Order of Moose, both in Milton, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Turbotville.
Rollin was known throughout the community for collecting and selling junk and antiques, always being active and working hard.
He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Stephen L. and Kathy Eschbach, of Williston, Fla., and Rollin Jr. and Sylvia Eschbach, of Milton; one daughter and son-in-law, Caprice Marie and Paul Huffman, of Muncy; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, John K. Eschbach and L. Philbert Eschbach; and two sisters, Dorothy Hauck and F. Floral Eschbach.
Friends and relatives will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor John Bondhus officiating.
Burial with military honors will follow in Presbyterian Cemetery, McEwensville.
Condolences may be shared at www.shawfuneralhomeinc.com.
Published on March 13, 2017