In Memory of




Obituary for Robert Kratzer Thomas

Robert Kratzer Thomas, 56, of Barto went to be with the Lord suddenly on September 15th, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Renée (Hipszer) Thomas. Robert was born in W. Rockhill Township, PA, he was the son of Richard and Dolly (Ott) Thomas of Pennsburg. Robert was a 1983 graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School. He worked tirelessly in the family concession business, Little Richard’s Enterprises, his entire career. Bob loved God, accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. He also had a deep passion for his Philadelphia Eagles and was an avid computer geek. He was kind, funny, and a gentle man with an infectious smile. Bob loved spending time with his family and his family will always treasure the time with him. They know deep in their hearts that God greeted his beloved son with the words “well done my good and faithful servant”.

Along with his wife and his parents, Bob is survived by his children: Robert, Ryan, Logan, Lukas, and Amanda, all who resided with him; his siblings: Barbara, wife of the late Richard Niemi of Pennsburg, Robin, wife of Donald Laudenslager of Pennsburg, Sandra, wife of David Higman of Lacanto, FL, and I. V. Thomas and his wife Christine of Barto.

All are invited to gather with his family for a viewing from 9 – 11 am on Friday, September 23, 2022 at Butter Valley Community Church with a Celebration of his Life to be held at 11 am in the church sanctuary. He will be laid to rest in Hereford Mennonite Cemetery immediately following the service.

Bob’s family will receive and appreciate floral tributes at his funeral and in his home. Falk Funeral Home in Pennsburg is in charge of his arrangements. Visit his "Book of Memories" at