Robert is survived by, his daughter, Robin (Timothy) Seaman; his three sons, Robert Battles, Jr. John Battles and Wallace Battles; granddaughter, Melissa Hamilton; grandson, Bobby Battles III; great-grandson, Jordan Hamilton; along with several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also survived by, his six sisters, Dora Jean Altman, Arlene Alesci, Elaine Lazzaro, Dorothy Smith, Gloria DeMar and Diane McDougal; his brother Bill Battles of Volney and his beloved friend, Karlene Marks.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Harter Funeral Home, 9 Washington Avenue, Mexico NY. Burial will be in the Mexico Village Cemetery. Calling hours will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 12, 2017 at the funeral home.