Sunbury - Robert B. "Bob" Fetter passed away suddenly on Monday, February 4, 2019 doing what he enjoyed most, feeding the deer.
Bob was born December 25, 1943 in Sunbury a son of the late Robert C. Fetter and Marjorie M. (Bahner) Fetter Sassaman.
He was a 1961 graduate of Sunbury High School. He served his country with the Army National Guard from which he was honorably discharged.
Mr. Fetter gained employment with Weis Markets, Sunbury as a truck driver, he then became self-employed as owner of Fetter Commercial Music, from where he retired.
Bob held many memberships including; Free & Accepted Masons Lodge 22, Sunbury, Tall Cedars, Sunbury Elks Lodge #267, Fraternal Order of Eagles #503, Sunbury, Loyal Order of Moose. He was a member of many fire companies including; Good Will, Rescue and East End Hose Companies, Sunbury, Northumberland No. 1, Northumberland Hook & LadderShamokin Dam and Hummel's Wharf fire companies and The Dauntless Hook & Ladder Fire Company, Selinsgrove. He was a proud member of the Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 1532, Sunbury and Post 6631, Selinsgrove. He was also an active member of the Sunbury Social Club, Weikert and Kreamer Sportsman's Clubs.
Bob was an avid hunter and fisherman, however his greatest joy came from racing. In 1982 he became owner of the #77 Ford sprint car, one of few Ford cars. Bob was a very active owner and mechanic and was inducted into the York County Racing Club Hall of Fame in 2016.
He is survived by one son, Danny B. Fetter, two daughters, Jodi L. Schick and Michelle R. Barnhart, one granddaughter and her husband, Whitney J. and Bobby Mull and five great-grandchildren, Hailey, Landen, Tarynn, Bobby V, and Teagan all of Sunbury.
Friends and family may view from 10:00am to noon on Friday at the Zweier Funeral Home 157 Chestnut Street, Sunbury where funeral services will follow at 12:00pm with funeral staff pastor Kurt Francis officiating. Those who attend are asked to simply wear everday attire to honor Bob.
Burial with military honors will be in Orchard Hills Cem etery, Shamokin Dam.
Contributions in Bob's memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 1704 Warren Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701 or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.