Robert A. Guthridge

LEWISTOWN – Robert A. Guthridge, 73, of Lewistown, died at 8:05 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born Oct. 13, 1939, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late John and Jean (Tate) Guthridge.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: two brothers, John and Jake Guthridge; a sister, Maryann Stewart; and one granddaughter, Kelly Guthridge.

Robert is survived by: his wife, Blanch (Fidler) Guthridge, whom he married on Nov. 26, 1962; two children, Cindy Guthridge, and Robert Guthridge and wife, Connie, both of Lewistown; six grandchildren, Crystal “Tooie,” Nicole and Daniel Guthridge, whom he raised, and Dana, Robert and Derek Guthridge; 12 great-grandchildren siblings, Andy Guthridge and wife, Darlis, of Mifflinburg, Libby Hubler, Linda Liddick and husband, Bill, Tina Earnest and husband, John, all of Lewistown, and Cindy Zimmerman and husband, Joe, of Hopewell.

He retired from Fishers.

Robert enjoyed spending time with his family and playing poker with them. He also loved his dog, Butch.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Heller- Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Randy Traxler officiating.

A viewing will be held at noon Thursday, at the funeral home.

Interment will take place in Mount Rock Cemetery.

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