Robert Erdle Wax
Robert Erdle Wax
  • May 22, 1941 - December 9, 2017
  • Ashland, Virginia

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Robert E. Wax, Sr., 76, of Ashland, passed away on Saturday, December 9, 2017. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Glenda Wax. He was a man of many trades. He loved to fish, hunt, and loved recycling junk. He was loved by many, and shared his love with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Doris Wax; sons, Robert Wax Jr. (Beth) and Ray Wax (Molly); daughter, Sandy Wax; grandchildren, Danielle Clark, Kristen Jeter, Shawn Wax, Joshua Wax, Katie Wax, Mandy Dunn Sampson, and Marcus Peck; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 5-8 PM at Nelsen Funeral Home, 412 S. Washington Highway, Ashland, VA 23005. A celebration of life will be held the following day at 11 AM in the funeral home chapel. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either the Ashland Volunteer Rescue Squad, the Ashland Police Department, or the Ashland Fire Department. Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at