Robert C. McIntyre, 82, of Dexter passed away August 27 at the Hospice Home of Jefferson County in Watertown.
He was born July 2, 1932 in Watertown, a son of Ward and Mary (Grimes) McIntyre.
He married Rosalyn Sweet on December 26, 1951 at St. Patrick's Church, Watertown.
He entered the U.S. Air Force in 1951, where he did a tour of duty with the 7557 Supply Squadron Depot at Sealand RAF Station in England. He was honorably discharged in 1959.
He worked in construction and as a truck driver for most of his adult life, until he retired from Watertown Concrete in 1994. He later came back out of retirement to work for the Town of Brownville at the Dexter Cemetery.
He was a big movie buff who enjoyed all the great old-time movies. He also enjoyed the game of baseball, especially his New York Yankees. He also loved teaching the game of baseball to local youth and spent more than 30 years involved with the American Little League in Watertown. Through the years he was coach, manager, game announcer, player agent, vice president and president.
Among his survivors are his wife of 63 years, Rosalyn, Dexter; his three sons, Robert D., Watertown, Randy (Debra) Glen Park and Ricky (Mary Beth), Dexter; a sister, Flossie Greer, Rochester, NH; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home.
There will be no calling hours.
There will be a private burial service for the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in his memory to Hospice of Jefferson County or a charity of your choice.
Monday, January 26, 2015, Watertown, NY
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