Robert Eddie,” Bob” or “Bobby” to family and friends, was born August 9, 1960 in Germany. He was a son of Brigitte (Geng) Machmer Mays, Glen Rock, PA and the late Robert Bradley “Brad” Machmer. A 1978 graduate of Thomas McKean High School in Wilmington, DE, Bob attended Philadelphia’s Culinary Institute and found his career’s calling as a chef.
He will be remembered as being an outgoing, strong-willed person with an engaging personality and great sense of humor. Bob especially enjoyed cooking and muscle cars; his pride and joy was a ’69 Dodge Super Bee.
In earlier years he was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying fishing and hunting.
Bob was a member of Canton’s American Legion Post 303 and Moose Lodge 429, also the MOPAR Club of America.