A native of Amsterdam, he had resided in Johnstown, Phoenix and Fulton.
He retired after 36 years at General Electric Co. in Liverpool. Bob was a member of the Fulton Church of the Nazarene.
He served in the U.S. Army at the end of World War II from 1945 to 1947 and was a member of V.F.W. Post #569 in Fulton.
He was a former member of the Phoenix Lions Club and former assistant scout master of B.S.A. Troup #720 in Phoenix. Bob and his wife Mary were foster parents for more than 20 years.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Calderwood of Fulton; children, Paul (Kolin) Calderwood of Phoenix, Andrew (Laura) Calderwood of Liverpool and Tammy (William) Mehrtens of Lebanon, PA; grandchildren, Courtney, Paige, Ethan, Abigail and Bryce Calderwood, Leah and Nora Long and great-grandson, Carter Davidor.
Calling hours were Monday, May 12 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton with services Tuesday, May 13 at the Church of the Nazarene, 910 Utica St., Fulton.
Burial will be at Mt. Adnah Cemetery in Fulton with full military honors.
Memorial gifts are encouraged to Another Level, 910 Utica St., Fulton, NY 13069.