July 27, 1935-April 8, 2020
Retired Gunnery Sergeant Robert (Bob) Donald Wesbey, Sr., 84, of Louisa passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at his residence. He was born July 27, 1935 in Broken Arrow Oklahoma to the late David Roy, and Bessie Wesbey. Robert was married to his late wife Dorothy Wesbey for 56 years. He is also preceded in death by his son Robert (Bob) Wesbey, Jr.; one grandson Victor Allen Breeden. Robert served in the United States Marine Corps with 20 years of service in Korea, and Vietnam where he was a purple heart recipient, and worked at Shenandoah Crossing Golf Course in the maintenance department, and security. He loved being outside feeding the birds, deer’s, chickens, and sitting in the gazebo listing to the radio.
Robert is survived by his three loving daughters which was by his side at his passing along with his grandson Joshua. Connie Mavis, Annette Breeden, and Beverly Goodwin; he is also survived by his grandchildren Corporal Joshua Goodwin, Robert (Bobby) Donald Wesbey, III., Jason Wesbey, Sarah Deane; great-grandchildren SPC. Tyler Wesbey, Ceina Wesbey, Caleb Wesbey, Teagan Wesbey, Hailey Brooks, Anebelle Deane, and Lailah Deane.
There will be a memorial celebration of life service at a later date due to COVID-19 Virus, and restrictions on public and private gatherings.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Open Door Christian School 551 Lake Road Troy, VA 22974 or Bybee Roads Baptist Church 4989 Bybee Church Road Troy, VA 22974
Sorry for your loss. We have enjoyed having his great-grandson, Tyler, as part of our family. Tyler is Army, I was 20 years Navy. Still, Semper Fi, Bob.