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Robert W. Adler, Sr., age 80, of Colts Neck, went to be with his loving lord on Tuesday August 2nd 2016 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, with his beloved granddaughter Ashley at his side.  Bob was pre-deceased by his parents Mildred Turner Adler and Frederick Horst Adler, and his beloved wife Helen Herndon Adler.  Bob is survived by his son Robert W. Adler Jr, granddaughter Ashley Victoria Adler, daughter-in-law Sherri Murray Adler, all of Rumson; son Richard Turner Adler and daughter-in-law Jennifer Embler of Belford; sister Linda Williams-Lambert and her husband James Lambert of FL; and brother-in-law Jesse M. “Bud” Herndon III and his wife Debbie Herndon of MD. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews as well as many loyal friends.  

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury where he served as an Elder and Deacon.  He also served on many Presbytery committees at the regional level and was instrumental in bring the Cents-Ability program to the church.   Bob served as an officer in the Army from 1961 to 1963 with posts at Fort Benning and Fort Dix.  He spent most of his professional years in the construction insurance industry, ultimately in his own agency Riley Walker Agency, Inc. which he co-owned with his beloved wife.  His most recent career involved real estate developing with his cherished sister Linda.  

Bob loved his monthly card playing group and the men’s car club at the church.  He enjoyed making his favorite soups and trying new recipes, fine wine, but most of all watching his granddaughter dance.  

Visitation will be held on Sunday August 7th from 4 to 7pm at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad Street, Red Bank.  A funeral service will be celebrated on Monday August 8th at 10am at the Presbyterian Church at Shrewsbury, 352 Sycamore Ave, Shrewsbury.  The family requests that donations be made in his memory to the church memorial fund or to a charity of your choice.
Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740