Robert Leroy Saylor, 87, of Frederick, died on Friday, October 22, 2021 at Frederick Health Hospital. He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Dorothy (Martz) Saylor. Born in Woodsboro, MD on October 21, 1934, he was the son of the late Russell and Nellie Saylor.

Bob graduated from Walkersville High School and served in the United States Army from 1957 to 1963. He worked for Damascus Auto Parts, then became a real estate agent in the 1980s until his retirement. He was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Frederick. Bob loved working with wood and made many beautiful pieces of furniture throughout his life. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, barbecuing outside and working in the yard. He was a lifelong Redskins football fan and also loved to watch golf.

In addition to his wife, Bob is survived by his children: Ron (Ann) Saylor, New Windsor, Gary (Marlene) Saylor, Frederick and Terri Wilson, Frederick. He is also survived by his sisters, Kitty Himes and Betty Potts of Walkersville. He leaves behind grandchildren; Caitlyn Weaver (Jason), Emma DeFreitas (Nick), Olivia Saylor, Adam Saylor, Daniel Saylor, Macy Wilson and Jared Wilson; and two great-grandchildren, Jude and Henry Weaver. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Bob was predeceased by his brother, Kenneth Saylor; and his grandson, Ethan Saylor.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick.

A celebration of Robert’s life course will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 28, 2021, at Stauffer Funeral Home in Frederick. Deacon Kim Hintzman will officiate. Interment will take place at Mt. Olivet cemetery in Frederick.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the staff at Frederick Health Hospital, Unit 4A, and Frederick Health Hospice for the loving care they provided to Bob.

Donations can be made in Bob’s memory to the Evangelical Lutheran Church or to the Wounded Warrior Project. Expressions of sympathy can be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.

Published by The Frederick News-Post October 25-26, 2021.


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