Robert Thomas Sorg, 24, of Jamestown, cherished son, brother, grandson and friend, passed away unex-pectedly Sunday, May 4, 2014.
Rob was born July 29, 1989, in Jamestown, the son of Stephen B. Sorg and Laurie Staples Sorg, also of Jamestown.
Rob was a 2008 graduate of Jamestown High School, where he played soccer and ran cross country. In 2010, he graduated from Alfred State College, and following graduation worked as a laborer at Heil and Andrews Construction. He was currently employed by the Jamestown Department of Public Works.
Rob enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, and walk-ing his beloved cocker spaniels: Jack and Bella. His favorite times were those spent with his family who could always count on his compassionate, down-to-earth perspective. A true handyman, Rob was a proud homeowner who always had a project in progress.
Along with his parents, Rob is survived by siblings: Brendan (Carolyn) Sorg of Independence, Ohio, and Stephanie L. (Jason) Labovitz of Lakewood, Ohio; paternal grandmother, Betty Lane Sorg of Jamestown; step-grandmother, Carol Sorg of Jamestown; aunt, Julie (Chuck) Culhane of Bemus Point, N.Y.; and uncle, Daniel Sorg of Concord, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Sorg; maternal grandmother, Janice Staples; maternal grandfather, Lyle Staples; and paternal great-grandmother, Mary Sorg Johnson.
Rob will be sadly missed, but more importantly happily remembered by all.
The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. Friday in the Lind Funeral Home.
A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Covenant Church, 520 Fairmount Ave., James-town, NY 14701 or the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Road, Jamestown, NY 14701.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Rob at www.lindfuneralhome.com.