Robert Mason Hostetter, Jr. 79, of Fairfield passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 23, 2020.

Robert Mason Hostetter, Jr. 79, of Fairfield passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 23, 2020.

He was born March 30, 1941, a son of the late Katherine Hileman Hostetter and Robert Mason Hostetter Sr. and was raised in the Timber Ridge area of Rockbridge County. He was preceded in death by his older brother, John Sidney Hostetter Sr.

Surviving, are his children, Robin and Robert Vernon; two sisters, Alice Baker of Roanoke and Lucy Swisher of Stuarts Draft; sister-in-law and caregiver Connie Hostetter of Fairfield; aunt Ethel Wright of Lexington; and many nieces and nephews whom he loved very much.

The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, at Harrison Funeral Chapel by the Rev. Helen Punker Robertson.  Burial will be private. Masks and social distancing are required.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers Street, Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.