Rev. Robert Milo Cutting, Sr. stepped into the arms of the Savior he so faithfully loved and served on the morning of December 17, 2020 after a short illness with Covid 19. He was born April 25, 1935 in Afton, New York. He accepted Christ as his Savior in Afton Baptist Church as a teenager. Bob was a life long career missionary along with his cherished wife, Joyce, with whom he shared 64 years of happy marriage. He and Joyce graduated from Elohim Bible Institute in NY. They served the Lord among stone aged cannibals in what is now Papua, Indonesia where a thriving church continues to flourish. They also served as church planters in New Mexico for 3 years, then for 8 years in South Africa. Before retirement they served as AWANA missionaries in South Central PA for 14 years.
He is survived by his wife Joyce Rowe Cutting and 5 children: Robin wife of Rickey Batz SR of Lancaster, Bob Cutting JR of Grapevine Texas, Joye, widow of Gunther Tarampi of Pasadena CA, husband of Karen Cutting of Lancaster, and Andrew husband of Sarah Cutting of Blandon, PA. He also leaves behind 6 grandchildren: Kevin and Casey Cutting, Sophia and Sawyer Tarampi, as well as Brandon and Rickey JR Batz. He also will be missed by great granddaughter Rylie Batz. Bob is also survived by 7 siblings: Bertha, Phyliss, Rose, Richard, Glen, Florence, and Elizabeth. He was predeceased by siblings: Clifford JR, Loren, Shirley, John, and Jo.
Bob was a devoted servant of God with a passion to see others come to know Jesus personally. He was deeply loved by many and will be greatly missed. The family wishes to thank the loving staff at Legend of Lancaster and Susquehanna Valley Nursing and Rehab Center who took such good care of Bob in the last 9 months.
A memorial service for Bob will be held at Grace Baptist Church, 1899 Marietta Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603 on Saturday, June 19th at 11:00 AM. A visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of the service. To view the service virtually, please visit: