Robert Henry Greenough was born on February 18, 1925 in Troy, PA. He was one of three children of the late Caleb and Gladys (Allyn) Greeno. Bob was a graduate of Troy High School, class of 1942. Shortly following graduation in November of 1942 he married the love of his life, the former Shirley Dunbar at her parent’s home in Big Pond, PA. His beloved Shirley preceded him in death on February 27, 2009 following 66 years of marriage and raising four children.
In 1943 Robert entered the U.S. Army Air Force proudly serving as a Sergeant during WWII. Bob later began a long career working for the U.S. Postal Service and for over 30 years served as Rural Mail Carrier for the Columbia Cross Roads Post Office. He was an active member of the Big Pond United Methodist Church. Bob was also a member of the Towanda Elks Lodge, the NRA, Rural Letter Carriers Assoc., Bradford County’s Alzheimer’s Assoc. and was a long time member and past president of the Old Timer’s Assoc. Robert’s main interest in life encompassed his love for church, family and home.
In addition to his wife, Bob was predeceased by a grandson.
Pastor Josh Davinsizer will officiate a memorial service and life celebration at the Big Pond United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial in Mr. Greenough’s name to Big Pond U.M. Church, c/o 1204 Redington Ave. Troy, PA 16947
In lieu of flowers, consider a memorial in Mr. Greenough’s memory to the Big Pond United Methodist Church, 1204 Reading Ave. Troy, PA 16947.
Pepper Funeral Home, Canton is assisting the family with arrangement. Please share memories and condolences: www.pepperfuneralhomes.com