Robert Wesley Schleig Jr.
Robert Wesley Schleig Jr., 71, of Northumberland, passed away at his home on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.
He was born Aug. 17, 1948, in Sunbury, son of the late Robert W. Sr., and Sarah (Wheeland) Schleig. He was married to the former Linda Barnhart who survives.

Robert was retired from Weis Markets, where he worked as a driver and warehouse worker for 37 years.
He was a life member of the Rescue Hose Company, Sunbury, the Kreamer Sportsman Club, the Norry Gun Club, the American Legion 841, Montandon, where he was a Sons of the American Legion.
He was an avid hunter, sportsman, fisherman and enjoyed wood working, motorcycle riding, and time with his family. He loved his dogs, Lily and Maggie.

In addition to his wfe, he is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, David Sr. and Kimberly, and Wesley and Janice; one daughter, Linda Hunter and fiancé Gene Bump; stepson, John Rodkey and wife Kim; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James Sr. and Kathy, and Keith Sr. and Lisa; two brothers-in-law, Richard Bettleyon and wife Diane, and Donald Bettleyon and wife Judy; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Jane Marie; one stepson, Edward Rodkey; two brothers-in-law, William Barnhart and Robert Bettleyon.

A celebration of Robert's life will be held at a later date by family members.

Arrangements are by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 309 Water St., Northumberland.
Published on February 18, 2020


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Linda Gross Baker
Feb 20, 2020
Heartfelt sympathy for his family he was a great guy I went to school with him and we always had a great time enjoyed each other's company with his family and I am so sorry to hear this. May God bless you
Wendy Gross Bauman
Feb 19, 2020
I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one, he was always such a nice man. Just remember to always keep him in your heart and cherish all the memories that you have !! God bless your family and friends and may he R.I.P.