Age 80, of Penn Yan, NY, passed away March 16, 2022 in Florida.
The family will receive friends at Weldon Funeral Home, 102 E. Main St. Penn Yan, on Saturday, April 2, from 11am-1pm; followed by a funeral service at the funeral home at 1:00pm. Private Burial at Hillside Cemetery in Dundee. A reception will be announced.
Robert was born in Olean, NY on September 14, 1941, the son of the late Laura L. (McCann) Tyler and Robert B. McKay. Robert was also predeceased by his wife, Inez M. McKay.
He is survived by children, Susan A. Corcoran (John), Barbara A. Sokolowski (Francis), Linda A. Gavigan (Patrick), and Edna A. McKay (Christina Ashley).
He is also survived by siblings William McKay, Richard McKay, Eugene McKay, Charles McKay, Sally Schenk (Paul), Laura Purpura, John Johnson (Julie), Juanita Rogers (Stan), Molly Johnston, Joey Johnston, Franklin Johnston. His younger brother Jack Johnston died in childhood.
He had 8 grandchildren: Janet Corcoran, April Nelson (Ryan), Andrew Sokolowski, Angulia Sokolowski, Elizabeth Kleeh (Matthew), Brittany Gavigan, Liam McKay, Lydia McKay and 2 great-grandchildren, Clay Nelson and Delaney Kleeh.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.