EBENSBURG — MAHUTE – Robert D., 62, Bovine Road, Ebensburg, died Jan. 7, 2014, at UPMC Altoona. Born July 25, 1951, in Spangler, son of the late Ralph Sr. and Vivian (Keith) Mahute. Survived by wife of 42 years, the former Joan Byrne, whom he married Sept. 25, 1971, in Loretto; daughter, Tammy McMullen (Bob), Loretto; granddaughters, Alicia Sekerak (Michael), Kayla and Shayna McMullen; and great-grandson to be born in February. Brother of Ralph Jr. (Becky Eger), Duncansville; and Sandra Byrne (Robert), Ebensburg R.D. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He owned and operated R.D.M. Trucking, Ebensburg. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday at Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St., Ashville, the Rev. Roger Johnson, officiating. Committal, Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg.