Robert Roy Sylvester

   Robert Roy Sylvester 74 of Lake Worth, Florida, formerly of Syracuse, Ohio passed away Thursday February 4, 2021.
   He was born on November 19, 1946, he was the son of the late Richard Arthur and Esther Harriet Sylvester. He is also preceded in
death by son - in - law, Timothy V. Stevens, and brother - in - law Robert Hysell.
   He was a graduate of Racine High School, class of 1964. United States Marine Corps Vietnam veteran, member of Racine Masonic Lodge # 46, Ohio Valley Commandery # 24, Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of Ohio Pomeroy # 80, Grand Council Royal and Select Masons of Ohio, Bosworth Council # 46, retired law enforcement officer of the Delray Beach Police Department and Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.
   He is survived by his loving wife Bessie Watson Sylvester, beloved father of Michael Scott Sylvester(Tosha), Beth Ann Sylvester Lucas (Terry), Betsy Kay Sylvester Stevens (Ron Smith) and Robyn Renee Sylvester (Kenneth Lynch). Loving Papa of Grandchildren Briana Sylvester Dodson, Michael and Evan Sylvester, Erika and Steven Martindale, Connor and Ethan Lucas, Ashley, Clayton, Harlee and Robert Stevens and Great Grandchildren, ZoĆ« McShane, Stella and Colton
Lucas, Stephanie Ingersoll, Aribelle Handy, Sierra and Aiden Libby, Emilee Belton and JaCorey Hazel and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.
   Robert is also survived by his sister, Pamela Sylvester Theiss, nieces Tamera Theiss Grueser (Kelley) and Andrea Theiss Smith (Jason) and nephews, Brandon and Cameron Grueser, Weston, Tyler, Levi, Cody and Brad Smith.
   Funeral services will be held at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. with Pastor Randy Smith officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to funeral service. Masonic service will be held, and military service will be held at the graveside at Beech Grove Cemetery in Pomeroy following.
   In lieu of flowers, contributions in Robert's name can be made to the American Cancer Society.
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