He was born on September 21, 1953 and was the son of Doris J. Eisenhart Rakosky and the late Richard R. Rakosky Sr.
He was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown.
Bobby was a compassionate person and a stranger to him was a friend he never met.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother Richard R. Rakosky Jr. of Middletown; his aunt and uncle John and Mary Rakosky of Palmyra; and several cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday at his church, with the Rev. Ted Keating as celebrant.
Burial was in Resurrection Cemetery.
Arrangements by Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown.
Condolences may be sent to www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.