Robert Harold McNiff IV, was born on August 17, 2001 in Salem, Virginia to Robert McNiff III and Kathy Baker. Robert passed away on January 29, 2020 at the age of 18. He was a smart, funny, artistic, kind-hearted, and loving young man. Robert was a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers and New York Yankees fan that also enjoyed playing football and baseball while growing up. He graduated from Douglas Southhall Freeman High School in June 2019. It was a proud moment to watch him walk across the stage with his classmates.
Robert was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Susan McNiff; and great-aunt, Linda Haden. He will be deeply missed by his brother, Timothy Baker; sisters, Victoria, Hannah, and Payten McNiff; grandfather, Bill Baker; grandmother, Brenda Neal; aunts and uncles, Otey Haden, Michael, Erin, Stephen, and Renee McNiff, Anthony and Katie Landers; niece, Riley Hendershot, and nephew, Rowan Baker.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 2, 2020 from 3-5pm at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA, 23294. The funeral service will be held at 11am on Monday, February 3, 2020 in the funeral home chapel. Graveside service will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Park, 11220 Nuckols Rd, Glen Allen, VA, 23059.