Rev. Robert D. Kaple of 3624 Hedden Hollow road, and Pastor of the Haskell Valley Community Church, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at home, surrounded by his loving wife and family, following a lengthy illness.
Bob was born on Feb. 22, 1950 in Pittsburgh, PA and was a son of Lewis B. Kaple and Laura McKimm. On Feb. 19, 1972 in Sweden Valley, PA he married his wife of 45 years, Patricia L. McConnell, who survives.
Bob was a millwright and lumberman for Ulysses Lumber and Dry Creek Products for 43 years, retiring in 2011. He was a minister at the Haskell Community Church for almost 23 years, which is associated with the Coudersport Gospel Tabernacle. Bob was a member of the Hinsdale Guys and Gals. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and woodworking, but he truly loved spending time with his family.
Along with his loving wife, Bob is survived by; 5 children, Aimee Kaple of Olean, Wade (Shannon) Kaple of Erie, CO, Mark Kaple and Amber Kaple of Cuba, and Matthew Kaple of Olean; 3 grandchildren, Chloe, Audrey, and Sammy Kaple of Erie, CO; 2 stepsisters, Jeannine Kaple of Coudersport, PA, and Laura (Tom) Tarr of Emporium, PA; a stepbrother, George "Bobby" (Jackie) McKimm of South Carolina.
Bob was predeceased by a daughter; Tricia Kaye Kaple in 1975.
Friends will be received at the Gospel Tabernacle, 420 Route 6 West, Coudersport, PA, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, at which time a Memorial Service will be held. Memorials can be made to the Haskell Community Church, Hedden Hollow Road, Cuba, NY 14727.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 24 Genesee Pkwy, Cuba. Online condolences may be made by clicking the button above.