Whitesell, Robert James “Bobalou”
Whitesell, Robert James “Bobalou” age 27 of Frankford Twp., NJ died unexpectedly Sunday May 12, 2013. Born in Newton, he was a lifelong resident of Sussex County, NJ.
A Kittatinny High School Graduate class of 2005, Robert loved playing all sports. In his younger years he wrestled for the Newton Mat Men; later playing baseball and football for the Newton Braves. In his High School years he played all four years for the Kittatinny Cougars Varsity Football. An avid sports fan, his favorite teams were the NY Yankees and the Miami Dolphins. He also enjoyed fishing and the outdoors.
A loving and devoted father, son, sibling, uncle, Godfather and friend too many, Robert enjoyed spending time with his family. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his Son Travis Robert Whitesell of Lords Valley, PA, his parents Herbert W. Jr. and Dolores Whitesell of Frankford Twp, his brothers Herbert W. III of Newton and Joseph and his wife Jillian of Perkasie, PA, his sisters Renee Whitesell of Newton and Jennifer Whitesell of Frankford Twp. Also surviving are his niece Cheyenne Whitesell, Nephew Braeden Petersen as well as his Godson Daniel Whitesell.
Visitation will be held Friday May 17, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-8:30 PM immediately followed by Funeral Services at 8:30 PM in the Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Home #156 Main St. (Rt. 206) Newton, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad PO Box 232 Branchville, NJ 07826 www.blueridgeresquesquad.org.