Robert R. Essig, 81, of Reading, passed away of natural causes on Monday, June 6 2022. He was the husband of Shirley M. Essig, and the father of one son, Robert Essig Jr., and one daughter, Robin McGuire of St. Cloud Florida. He was a grandfather to two granddaughters, and a brother to Ginny of Portugal, and Marian of Robesonia.
Robert graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy in Hershey and the Smith and Wesson School in New Jersey. he was also a graduate of The General Motors School. He worked in Law Enforcement in Florida, and as a police officer in Pennsylvania. Robert also had an automotive business for many years. Robert enjoyed fishing in Delaware, and getting fresh clams. Robert was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Mt. Penn, Reading.
Robert will be laid to rest in Forest Hills Memorial Park in Reiffton Pennsylvania. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com
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