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Robert J. Williamson, 60, passed away suddenly December 16th, 2023 in Rochester, NY. Preceded in death by his parents William L. and Veronica Williamson and sister Nancy Wunch. He is survived by his wife of 33 years Marlene Williamson; his two daughters Victoria (Nicholas) Hall and Miranda Williamson; and his grandson Andrew (AJ) Hall. Rob was also survived by his 8 other siblings; Jude (George) Williamson, Linda Sue Hodgkins, Patricia Grace, Carol (Richard) Bonzcek, William L. (Kristina) Williamson II, Ellen (James) Schneider, Amy Miller, John (Kristin) Williamson, and David Williamson. He was a beloved uncle to countless nieces and nephews as well as cousin to innumerable others.
Robert was born on March 22nd, 1963 in Dedham, Massachusetts. At the age of six his family moved to Rochester, NY. Rob graduated from Rush Henrietta High School in 1981 and played a number of sports including wrestling, football, and lacrosse. He was a passionate member of the rugby club Rochester Aardvarks playing alongside his brother for many years. Robert spent most of his career as a businessman most recently employed with L & W Supply. His passions were plenty. Most notable being cultivating meals for those he loves and biking with fellow enthusiasts often to the local brewery or for an ice cream cone. Rob will be remembered for his story telling, movie quotes, and sometimes unsolicited pep talks. His personality was full of attention to detail and hospitality for anyone he met. His impact was insurmountable.
Funeral services will be held at Pinnacle Lutheran Church (250 Pinnacle Road Rochester, NY 14623) on Friday December 22nd at 11:00 AM with time for remembrance beginning 10:00AM. Following the service there will be refreshments provided at Rob’s favorite hang out spot RG Brewery & Five Sons Winery (1360 W Sweden Road Brockport, NY 14420). The family would like to extend their appreciation for all the love and support they have and will receive in these incredibly difficult times.