Robert M. Moshimer born May 10, 1951 in Pittsfield, MA to the late Henry A. and Minnie E. Hatfield Moshimer, died in Houston, Tx. on January 7, 2021.

Robert grew up in Canaan, NY and attended Chatham Central High School. He served in the U.S. Army in the Viet Nam War. After returning to Canaan he worked at General Electric in Pittsfield. He later moved to Vermont beginning his career as an Electric Lineman with IBEW42. His career took him all over the U.S. and he made many friends along the way. After retiring he enjoyed hunting, fishing and flying RC airplanes with Rutland hCounty RC Fliers and riding his Harley. He often visited Canaan to visit family and friends. Four years ago he bought an RV camper and spent winters in Livingston, TX. While in Texas he made many friends and joined American Legion Post 402 and the Legion Riders.

He is survived by his brother Brent (Linda) Moshimer of New Lebanon, nephew Brent (Demetria) Moshimer Jr., niece Becky, and great nephew Lane Moshimer, all of Stephentown. He is also survived by many cousins including Bob’s sidekick Bill Moshimer.

He was predeceased by his brothers Ricky, Brian and Roger.

There will be no calling hours and he will be buried in the family plot at the Canaan Cemetery. A celebration of Robert’s life will be held in the spring. In lieu of flowers donations in his name may be made to the American Legion Post 404, 6330 190 West, Livingston, Tx 77351. Condolences may be conveyed at

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