Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Robert A. Cathers, Sr.

Robert A. Cathers, Sr., 80, of Budd Lake, passed away on March 30, 2023 after a short illness.

He was born in Phillipsburg on March 25, 1943, to Earl J. and Carrie (Leh) Cathers, and grew up in Harmony where he was a dairy farmer on the family farm, Cathers Farm. He started his own business, R. A. Cathers Hauling. He was an avid NASCAR fan and especially passionate about driver Kyle Busch, whom he watched every Sunday. His family always came first.

He is survived two daughters, Tammy Lynn Cathers; Lisa Swick and her significant other Rafael Ortiz; his son Robert A. Cathers, Jr. and his wife Christine; his grandchildren Jamie Konscnik; Robert A. Cathers, III; Kayla Bishop; Jesse Cathers; Henry Swick; Cody Swick; Sadie Cathers; and Tyler Tharp; and his 10 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, William and Paul Cathers; and a sister Ruthann Osmun. He was predeceased by two brothers, James and Earl, and his two loving dogs, Buddy and Buford.

Family and friends may gather at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Montana Cemetery, Harmony, for a graveside burial of cremains.

Services are entrusted to Newbaker Funeral Home, Blairstown.