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.
In addition to his father Brad, he was predeceased by his stepfather, Earl Mays.
His family and friends attended a celebration of Bob’s life, Sunday, March 4, at the Canton American Legion Post 303, Canton.
Burial will be private at a later date.
Consider donations in Bob’s name to Paralyzed Veterans of PA: “Keystone PVA” at 1113 Main St. Pittsburgh, PA 15215-2407
Pepper Funeral Home and Cremation Facility, Canton assisted his family with arrangements.
Online condolences at www.pepperfuneralhomes.com