Robert (Bob) Baltzer

January 21, 1947 - October 16, 2021
Robert (Bob) Baltzer

Robert (Bob) Baltzer, age 74, passed away unexpectedly on October 16, 2021 at home in New Port Richey, Florida. Born, January 21, 1947 to Joseph and Ellen Baltzer in Columbus, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Thomas, Bernard, John and his sister Rita. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Kay; brothers Joseph and Fred; sisters Theresa and Patricia; sons Tim (Polly), Dan (Keren) Baltzer and Stu (Stacie) Leeper; grandchildren Clayton (Rachel), Philip, Matthew (Madie) Anna, Micah, Basel, Milo, and Ella Baltzer, Carrie and Danny Leeper; great-grandchildren Josiah and Nathaniel; many family and friends; and very special nieces and nephews, including especially Debie, who introduced him to his love, Kay.

Bob proudly served in the Army National Guard of Ohio and the Army Reserve. His professional life included a sales career in the printing industry and real estate related professions. He retired from the Pasco County, Florida Division of Real estate as an assistant manager and a right of way specialist handling many development projects in a growing county.

A strong work ethic, love of family and desire to help others kept him busy every day. He was known for his cooking, sense of humor and love of golf. He enjoyed golfing with his many friends in the Timber Greens community of New Port Richey. he certainly knew what it was all about.

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  • October 21, 2021
    Mark Bigham And Helen Bigham says:
    Oh Brother where art thou! I sat at day break thinking about you and cried and then I thought of your one eared elephant and laughed. We sure had some good times together Bobby Baltzer acting like a couple of eighth grade goof -ball boys. You sure made my life more enjoyable since I met you. Say good night Gracie

  • October 21, 2021
    Karen Lovett says:
    I absolutely love the last line of his obituary!!! If you knew Bob, you know what that line means!!! I am so sorry for his loss. He was a very special man with a huge "dad" sense of humor!!!

  • October 25, 2021
    John Baltzer Jr says:
    I can’t believe your gone. You were more than an Uncle to me. Rest in Heaven. Love you Uncle Butch.

  • October 25, 2021
    Lisa Kral says:
    Saddened by the news, no heartbroken. You were a good friend and coworker. Rest in Paradise!

  • October 25, 2021
    Fred Baltzer says:
    I'm In Shock, My Baby Brother Is Gone, See You In Heaven. Love You Fred ❣❣

  • October 25, 2021
    Alisha Green says:
    You were nothing short of my work dad! Full of jokes, words of wisdom (usefully and some not so lol) My heart breaks for the world who lost such a light. You touched more lives than you can imagine. Rest in peace and my you fill the heavens with laughter.

  • October 28, 2021
    Mary Arend says:
    Bobby, Bobby, Bobby, what have you gone and done were a wonderful co-worker, friend and our groups comedian. You will be thought of often with fond memories. Until we meet again...later Bobby

  • November 03, 2021
    Scott and Kathleen Lamb says:
    Scott and i send our condolences to Kay and family. Kathleen had the privilege of working with Bob in Ohio. And Scott was honored to care for his and Kay's lovely Cockers. Bob always showed love and concern to both two and four legged! Loved his sense of humor and his love for others. May God continue to give you your time of grief.