Robert Etzler



Robert Lee Etzler, 83, passed away peacefully at his home in Surfside Beach on Sunday October 8, 2017. He was born on May 6, 1934 in Cambridge Maryland to the late Charles H and Katherine Haines Etzler.

Along with his parents, Bob is preceded in passing by his brother Charles H. Etzler and his sister, Margaret Meek.

Bob was a hard working man who retired from the US Postal Service after 25 years of dedication. He was a member of South Strand Assembly of God in Murrells Inlet.

Left to cherish Bob’s memory is his beloved wife, Mary Ann Etzler of Surfside Beach; his son, Charles Kenneth Etzler and his wife Laura of Annapolis, Maryland; his daughter, Karen Long and her husband Jim of Leonard Town, Maryland; a step-son, Jim Lewis and his wife Kira of Mt. Airy, Maryland; two step-daughters, Melanie Duvall and her husband George of Hanover, Pennsylvania & Denise Evans of Martinsburg, West Virginia; ten beautiful grand children, Mark, Andrea, Steven, Jillian, Nick, Dustin, Austin, Heather, Jacob and Skylar; and his beloved pet, Booboo.

A Memorial Service for Bob will be held on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM at South Strand Assembly of God, 3507 US-17 BUS, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576.

The family wishes to thank all those who have reached out with their visits, words of comfort and prayers during this difficult time.

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Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family with the arrangements.