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Robert Louis Cortazar

January 13, 1964 — June 11, 2023

Farmville, VA


Robert (Bobby) Louis Cortazar, age 59 of Farmville, Virginia, went peacefully to be

with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 11, 2023. He was born January 13, 1964,

to the late Robert Joseph Cortazar and Joan Faye Ellington Barr, in Olyphant,

Pennsylvania. Bobby was a retired heavy-duty mechanic.

Bobby leaves behind his wife, Lisa Brightwell Cortazar; father-in-law Collie (Buddy)

Brightwell; sons Robert (Rob) Cortazar Jr., Travis (spouse Alexis) and Morgan

Schneider; daughters Vivian Cortazar and Katharine Schneider; and a special young lady who he thought of as a daughter, Mahtaya Davis. He also leaves his sisters Joanna Eason and Davina (Dee) Carpenter (spouse Glen) and brothers Patrick Cortazar (spouse Juanita), Donald Barr (spouse Andrea), Charles Cortazar (spouse Jessica) and brothers in Pennsylvania Raymond, Chris, Dennis, Kevin, Derick, and Darryl Cortazar. He also leaves behind beloved grandchildren, great grandchildren, uncles, aunts, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a mother-in-law Bettie Brightwell, sister Tammy

Weston, brothers Stanley and William Cortazar, and stepfather Donald Barr.

Bobby was a very hard worker, a protector and had many hobbies including pool

playing, NASCAR, truck/tractor pulls, fishing, and camping with his beloved puppy

Max. He had a sense of humor like no other.

He loved his family more than anything. Bobby was loyal to his friends and if you

had the honor to know him you know he would do anything for anybody.

“Death leaves a heart ache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Unknown.

Services for Bobby
Saturday, June 24, 2023
Farmville Church of Christ
1401 Milnwood Road
Farmville, VA
Family visitation 1 - 2 p.m.
Memorial Service 2 p.m.

Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.


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Saturday, June 24, 2023

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Saturday, June 24, 2023

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