Robert S. Rambo

Oct 27 1920
Jun 1 2018
97 Years
Spring City, Pennsylvania

Robert S. Rambo, 97, of Spring City, PA, formerly of Parkesburg, passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018 at the Southeastern PA Veteran's Center in Spring City. He was the beloved husband of Joyce Crabbs Rambo with whom he shared 67 years of marriage. Born in Chester, he was the son of the late Walter S. and Bertha MacNeal Rambo. 

Bob was a Chester County resident most of his life. He proudly served in the US Army during WWII in the European Theater obtaining the rank of Captain. After the war, he owned and operated Rambo's Flowers in Parkesburg and later he was employed by Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square. 

Bob was an active member of the Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church where he served, down through the years, as Elder, Trustee, choir member and Sunday School teacher. He was also a member of the Lancaster Muzzleloaders Assoc., served on the Octorara Area School Board and he was a member of the Lions Club International.

He is survived, in addition to his wife, by two children; Karen Rubert and husband William of Malvern and Robert G. Rambo and wife Linda of York, four grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister Marjorie Rambo.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 3:00 PM at the Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church, 1121 Octorara Trail, Parkesburg, PA followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Viewing, visitation at the church from 2:00 - 3:00 PM. 

Arrangements by the Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg, PA. Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Jun 10 2018 - 3:00pm
Service Location: 
Upper Octorara Presbyterian Church


My deepest condolences to your family.

My family and ESPECIALLY my Father Harold Hartshorne spoke so highly of you . I remember you fondly also. Thank you for all you have done.

Dad thought so much of you .

Blessings to you All in your time of loss.

My Father will be greeting him in heaven with open arms !

Lori Lynn Hartshorne 

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Uncle Bob Rambo was a dear and beloved friend to our family, to all generations - young and old. We will so miss him, his loving, kind, giving and thoughtful spirit! 

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All lives on that love remembers.

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