Robert Blakey
January 26, 1930 - July 17, 2011
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ROBERT M. BLAKEY, 81, of Punta Gorda, Florida died Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Tidewell Hospice, Port Charlotte, Florida. He was born January 26, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Punta Gorda 19 years ago from Youngstown, Ohio. Robert was a retired District Manager for BP Oil Company. He was a member of the…

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Amy Ricci Ellis left a message on August 1, 2011:
Dear Dottie, My memories of Bob...letting drive in your red miatta. What a great time! I also remember him telling me when I got my senior pictures to make sure I had a professional pose taken. I guess this was to use to publicity! He was a great man! One, I know many people admired. I am sorry for your loss. May God be with you and your family during this time. With Much Love and Prayers, Amy, Don, Brennan and Neena Ellis
Jack and Shirley Johnston left a message on July 24, 2011:
You are in our thoughts and prayers
Marion & Hank Borek left a message on July 24, 2011:
Dottie and Family: We were so sorry to hear about Bob. We always enjoyed his company and his love of wine. Have missed our tennis mixers. Marion & Hank Borek
DALE & JOANNA DREMANN left a message on July 24, 2011:
WE WERE SADDEN WITH THE NEWS OF BOB'S PASSING AND KNOW THAT ARE PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. DALE & JOANNAXIx
Barb and Dave Schairbaum left a message on July 25, 2011:
Dear Dot and Family, Our sincere sympathy during this sad time. Our family will always remember the time spent with both of you on your visits to Tipp! I enjoyed getting to know Bob during a "block Party" in our front yard. He was so proud of his family and seemed to be enjoying those golden years of retirement. We are so thankful you shared time with us during your visits.
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John and Pat Hills left a message on July 25, 2011:
Dear Dottie and family.....we are deeply saddend by your loss Bob was a dear friend and we shall miss him very much. Please know that we are keeping you in our hearts and prayers. God bless you ---much love Pat and
Anne and Denny Small left a message on July 26, 2011:
Hi Dotty I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your husband. I met you last year on the tennis court, I am so sorry I did not get to meet Bob as it sounds like he was an amazing man! We are in WV for the summer but will return in October. Our thought and prayers are with you. Sincerely. Anne Small
Jim and Avie Myers left a message on July 27, 2011:
Dear Dottie George's phone call was not unexpected but still very sad and final. We are so sorry your loss. You and Bob had such a long and complete marriage for which you will treasure many memories. Avie and I talked about the dual involvement B and Jim had in both our marriages. And laughed about the time the guys took off from school and drove to Florida. That was a real "trip", so to speak. And nervy too. We were so sorry to not see you two in your Florida home but are just not Florida people. Our last visit to the state was in 1990! It was so good to see you two at some homecomings and the very nice dinner we had, courtesy of Bob, with Anne Linton serveral years ago. I know you will come north sometime to see family and hope we can arrange to meet somewhere for a visit. With our love and heartfelt condolences, Jim an Avie
Jim and Kim Wharton left a message on July 28, 2011:
Dear Mrs. Blakey, Rob, Vickie and the girls, We were very sorry to hear the news of Bob's passing. We will miss seeing the two of you together while visiting Tipp City. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. Jim and Kim Wharton and Family
Amy (Kizer) Skidmore left a message on August 1, 2011:
Mr. Blakey has always been "one of my favorites." I still remember being so disappointed when your family moved away from Abington Rd. and I'm so happy you remained such true and treasured friends of my parents. I've often told my son Blake about you saying he has a great name because it's always attached to such great personalities. I have been blessed to know Mr. Blakey and know that Heaven became an even better place when he arrived. With much love, I send my thoughts and prayers, Amy
Betty & Ernie Babitzke left a message on July 24, 2011:
Dear Dottie and family, We are truly so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We will always treasure knowing him. May God grant you and the family strength in your time of grief. Our sincerest sympathy, Betty & Ernie Babitzke
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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