WESTFIELD - Robert E. "Bob" Quick, age 77, of Johnson City, Tenn., formerly of Westfield, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 in Tennessee following an extended illness.
Bob was born on July 9, 1935 in Hamburg, N.Y., a son of the late Lloyd and Elsie (Bigelow) Quick. He was raised in Springville, N.Y., and had lived in Frewsburg and Westfield for many years.
Bob had been the proprietor of the former RE Quick sales in Frewsburg and the former Carpet Warehouse in Westfield on Clinton St. He had also been co-proprietor of the Furniture Place at 69 Main St., in Westfield. Bob was an entrepreneur who dabbled in several different businesses including the salvage business and the auction business where he was a licensed professional auctioneer. Bob had been employed in the automotive industry as well and had been a regional sales representative for the former American Motors Corp.
Robert E. Quick
He is survived by his wife, Betty McCauley; his daughter, Debra Pett, her husband Peter, their two grandchildren, Tyler and Lindsey Pett, all of Fredonia, N.Y., as well as Betty's children, Deborah (Wayne) Hippler and Larry (Lorrie) Shipe both of W.V; his three sisters, Marilyn Failey of Collins, N.Y., Doris (Peg) Rice of Springville and Barbara Nelson of Maine; his brother, Richard (Shirley) Quick of Springville; and his sister-in-law, Ruth Quick.
Bob was preceded in death by his three brothers, Lloyd, Leon and Carl, and by his sister, Marion.
A memorial service may be announced at a later date. Local arrangements are by the MASON FUNERAL HOME, 37 Clinton Street.
Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send the Quick family a message of sympathy. Also, messages of sympathy may be sent to Betty, 314 Lamont St., Johnson City, TN 37604.