Robert J. Doyle (RJ)

Mar 28 1975
Aug 31 2023
48 Years
East Petersburg, Pennsylvania

Robert J. Doyle (RJ) 48, of East Petersburg, PA died on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at the Lancaster General Hospital as a result of a motorcycle accident that occurred on August 27, 2023. Born in Coatesville, PA, he was the son of Robert Lynn Doyle of Imler, PA and Mary Helen Moretti-Presley of Alexandria, VA.

RJ was an area resident all his life and a 1993 graduate of the Coatesville Area Senior High School.  He was employed as a millwright since 2003, by Cleveland-Cliffs Steel Mill in Coatesville.

He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed biking, snow skiing and especially loved being involved in and supporting his sons in their various sports and activities.

He is survived, in addition to his parents, by two sons; Gavin J. Doyle and Grayson K. Doyle, both of East Petersburg, four siblings; Autumn Wiker of Ephrata, PA, Amber Padora of Colorado, Joshua Beideman of New Holland and Andrew Beideman also of New Holland, PA, and his aunt; Michael Anne Whitely(Moretti).

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 12:00 noon at the Parkesburg United Methodist Church, 411 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365 with visitation at the church from 10:00 AM until the start of the service.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg. Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Sep 30 2023 - 12:00pm
Service Location: 
Parkesburg United Methodist Church


Rick Lerch and I are so very sorry for this tragic loss. Thinking of all of the family and friends of RJ and praying for comfort and peace for all.

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RJ was my cousin he will be missed and my prayers and thoughts are with the fa2

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RJ was a good guy during our shifts either in the Pits or at Ladle Furnace he talked about his boys and their sports life. Rest easy my Friend. 

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