Robert L. Best, 68, of Jenkins Twp., passed away on Thursday, July 7, 2022, in Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre. He and his wife, Barbara Bryant Best, celebrated their 48th wedding anniversary on November 10, 2021.
Born in Scranton, he was a son of the late Clemit and Margaret Kiernan Best. In his earlier years, he worked as a mechanic for various area dealerships. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Barber Ford, Exeter. He was a member of Villa Capri Cruisers Car Club and was an avid drag racer for Numidia Raceway, Catawissa.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandpa, uncle and friend, who will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Jeffrey Best, Duryea; Jayson Best and wife, Crystal, Hanover Twp. and Robert Best, Jenkins Twp.; 8 grandchildren; sister-in-law, Kathleen Farley, Dalton; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brother, George Best and sister, Lonna White.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects during a Celebration of Robert's Life on Saturday, July 16, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:00PM at Baloga Funeral Home, Inc. 1201 Main Street, Pittston (Port Griffith).