Robert J. Huestis

August 2, 1954May 22, 2018

Robert J. “Bob” Huestis, 63, of Otego, passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown.

He was born on August 2, 1954 in Oneonta, the son of Stanley and Fannie E. (Vroman) Huestis.

Bob enjoyed spending time with his family. Of the many hobbies he enjoyed, hunting, fishing, bird watching, collecting model cars and collecting guns were some of his favorites.

He is survived by his son, Robert D. Huestis and his fiancé, Stone Knight of Homer; their children, Brandon, Faith, Calvin, Catherine, Dominick; his daughter, Kristy (Huestis) Vanwormer and her husband Tom of Unadilla; their children, Cortney, Aubrey and Collin; a granddaughter, Brittany Thompson and her children of Bainbridge; his brothers, Lyle and his wife Debbie of North Carolina, Frances and his wife Darlene of Oneonta, Robert L of Hartwick; and several other brothers, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his wife, Susie Huestis; his son, Joseph Chesko; his parents; and his special companion, Ginger.

Friends are invited to greet the family on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 6 to 7 pm at the Bookhout Funeral Home, 357 Min Street, Oneonta, NY, where a time of sharing will occur at 7pm.

Memorial contributions in Bob’s memory are asked to be made to the family in care of Kristy and Robert Huestis, 154 Overlook Lane, Unadilla, NY 13849.

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Arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home, Oneonta.


  • Calling Hours Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Robert J. Huestis

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