1977 – 2015
Danielson – Robert D. Botting, 38, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 17, 2015 at his mother’s residence. Born in Klamath Falls, OR, he was the son of David Botting, Sr. of FL and Lori J. (Hillman) Weimer of Danielson.
Robert graduated from Ellis Technical High School and New England Tractor Trailer School. He was employed by Jolley Concrete. Bob, known as “Sponge Bob,” for his ability to absorb any job he was asked to do. He respected and was respected by his fellow workers and supervisors. He LOVED his job.
Bob adored his son, Gavin, who survives him. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his stepdad, Charles P. Weimer, III of Danielson; his grandmother, Patt Weimer of Danielson; family, Jason and Sherry Weimer and children of Killingly; also brothers, Chaz Weimer, IV of Danielson, David Botting, II of Manchester, and Kenneth Botting of Eastford; and numerous aunts; uncles; cousins; and extended family in Ohio. He was predeceased by his grandfather, the late Charles P. Weimer, Jr.; and his grandparents, the late Emma and Stuart Hillman.
Bob and Gavin enjoyed many hours sharing like interests; four-wheeling, fishing, biking and video gaming. Gavin has beloved memories of his loving dad.
Friends of Bob are invited to visit and “remember the good times” at a memorial reception that will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Atwood Hose Fire Department Community Room, Rte 205, Wauregan, CT.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations for Gavin’s education to “My Son’s Future,” c/o Jewett City Savings,. Next to his son, his immediate family and his job, Bob is in the arms of the Lord. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.