Robert "Bob" A. Styers Sr., 51

December 12, 2009

JUNE 2, 1958-DEC. 11, 2009

Robert "Bob" A. Styers Sr., 51, of Shaffer Road in Sharpsburg, Md., died peacefully at his home on Friday, Dec. 11, 2009.

Born on June 2, 1958, in Riverdale, Md., he was the son of Doris L. (Leishear) Styers of Sykesville, Md., and the late Ralph L. Styers Sr.

Bob attended Scaggsville Elementary, Clarksville Middle and Atholton High schools in Howard County, Md.

Mr. Styers had been an employee at the Washington Sanitary Suburban Commission in Laurel, Md., since 1978.

Robert was a member of the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Boonsboro, Md., the Instrument Society of America, the National Electric Code and the East Coast Trail Ride Association.


In addition to his mother, Bob is survived by his wife, Ellen F. (Hamer) Styers; one son, Robert A. Styers Jr., and one daughter, Jennifer L. Styers, both of Columbia, Md.; one stepdaughter, Dawn L. Dow of New Market, Md., and one brother, Ralph L. Styers Jr. of Sykesville, Md.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 14, 2009, at the Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 17626 Bakersville Road, Boonsboro, Md. The Rev. John Torrence will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

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