Obituary of Robert Edelmayer
Robert Dalton Edelmayer, 19, of Columbia, SC passed away early morning on Friday April 6, 2018 in an automobile accident. He was born on Thursday March 25, 1999 at Baptist Hospital. Robert attended high school and received his GED in May 2016. In his childhood, baseball was a huge influence to his life. He loved to fish with his brother and friends, go to the drag strip with his dad, and play pickup games of basketball in the neighborhood. His love for his family and friends was a constant and he made an everlasting impression on everyone he met. Robert’s smile would light up a room and his laugh was contagious.
He will be remembered lovingly by his parents, Mark and Pamela (Rooks) Edelmayer; his twin brother, Philip Edelmayer; sister, Courtney Edelmayer; and the beloved family dog Bentley. He is also survived by his grandmother, Betty Smith; grandfather, Michael Edelmayer and wife Pat (Crocker) Edelmayer; as well as many loving aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his grandparents, Wendell and Louise (Cooper) Rooks; aunt, Sharon Rooks; uncle, Robert Rooks his namesake, Dan Robson affectionately known by the family as “Uncle Booty”, and his cousin, Allyson Goff.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and services will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Officiating the services will be Reverend Randy Moore of Horrell Hill Baptist Church. Burial will follow the service in Greenlawn Memorial Park Serenity Gardens.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.thompsonsfuneral.com