Robert W. Nehls Jr., 66, of Uniontown, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020, in Mon General Hospital.
He was born March 28, 1954, in Uniontown, a son of the late Robert W. Nehls Sr. and Betty DeCarlo
He is survived by his loving wife, Victoria White Nehls; three sons, Robert W. Nehls III (Jodi) of Labelle,
Adam G. Nehls of Uniontown, Douglas S. Nehls (Amie) of Rogersville; three granddaughters, Kaydence
Marie, Ellie Grace and Emma Faith Nehls. Also surviving are two brothers, Gary Nehls of Elkins, W.Va.,
and Gregory Nehls (Judy) of Masontown; two sisters-in-law, Pamela Neely (Frank) of Madisonville, Ky.,
and Gerri Acton of Charleroi; numerous nieces and nephews; and Jacob Hixson Jr. He also leaves
behind a treasured colleague and dear friend, Jessica Wymard, who he considered family.
A special thank you to his niece, April Neely, who helped care for him during his illness.
Bob attended Middletown Township High School in New Jersey and graduated from South Laurel
Highlands High School in 1972. He received his paramedic license from the Center for Emergency
Medicine in Pittsburgh and continued his education to become a Registered Nurse, graduating from
Shadyside School of Nursing in Pittsburgh.
Bob was a former volunteer firefighter at South Union Township Volunteer Fire Company and
Uniontown Fire Department (Keystone Co.).
He was a paramedic for the Uniontown Ambulance Corps, Greene County Memorial Hospital Medic
One and Smithfield-Fairchance Ambulance among others. Bob was also a paramedic coordinator for
At the time of his death, Bob was employed at Mon General Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va., for 26 years.
He also worked at Uniontown Hospital and the former Greene County Memorial Hospital.
Bob loved attending Pittsburgh Pirate baseball games with his family and trips to Washington, D.C. with
his sons. Bob cherished spending quality time with his three granddaughters. He enjoyed talking about
history and current events. Bob had a passion for teaching, training and mentoring in all walks of his life.
All services are private for the family and under the direction of THE DONALD R. CRAWFORD
FUNERAL HOME, Hopwood. A memorial service will be held at a later date and time.