Robert “Bob” James Schwartman, 89 of Lincoln, formerly of Unadilla, was born Jan. 18, 1928, in Unadilla to Fred and Lorene (Sewell) Schwartman. He passed away on Dec. 15, 2017, at the Lancaster Rehabilitation Center in Lincoln.
Bob graduated from the Unadilla high school and worked as a farmer in the Unadilla area, raising cattle and pigs. He later worked and retired from Kawasaki. He loved to polka dance, being in card clubs and reading westerns.
He is survived by his children: Judy (Frank) Turner, Sharon (Jon) Van Housen, Kevin (Kathy) Schwartman, Karla (John) Banister, Jim (Lisa) Schwartman; Step Children: Cindy (Dan) Smith, Jenny (Kevin) Schmeiding, Becky Detore, Vicki Smith, Marcie Garnett, Penny Smith, David (Kelli) Smith; step son-in-law: Jim Kemerling; 13 grandchildren, 13 step grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 14 step great grandchildren and 1 step great great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, step daughter: Deb Kemerling, granddaughter: Mickie Lynn Whitehead, step granddaughter: Tara Stark, step great granddaughter: Nickie Stark and step sons-in-law: Dan Detore and Vel Garnett.
Funeral services were to be held on Tuesday, Dec. 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Unadilla.
Burial was to be at the Unadilla cemetery.
Visitation was to be held on Monday, Dec. 18 from 1  until 9 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home in Syracuse.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation.
Arrangements are by Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse. Condolences to