Robert F. Edgar, Jr.June 22, 1928 ~ April 25, 2017 (age 88)
ROBERT F., JR
Age 88, passed away peacefully on April 25, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born on June 22, 1928 in Pittsburgh to Robert and Dorothy Edgar. Bob grew up in Pittsburgh. After completing high school at Mercersburg Academy, he graduated from M.I.T., where he was captain of the swim team. He worked in the steel industry for 40 years and was a founding member of Electric Metallurgy Company. Bob married Patricia Pitcairn in December 1951. They were happily married for 55 years. Their favorite place to be was on the water, especially on their beloved houseboat Tomily, where they lived during the summer and spent many happy days cruising the rivers in the Eastern US, particularly the Allegheny. Bob is survived by his son Tom (Pam) Edgar of Charlotte, North Carolina; his daughter Tish (John) Harford of Pittsburgh; his daughter Nancy (David) Morrow of Overland Park, Kansas; his grandchildren Emily (Kurt) Dinger, Tom Harford, and Abby Morrow; and his great grandson JJ Dinger. Bob was preceded in death by his wife Patty Edgar; his sister Mardy Sellers; and his brother Bill Edgar. There will be no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.