Robert H Downing
February 12, 1925 - December 18, 2013
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|Robert Harold "Bob" Downing, 88, died at his home Wednesday, December 18, 2013. Funeral Services will be held at Watson-Hunt Funeral Home on Saturday, December 21, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., the hour preceding the funeral. The family will also receive friends at the residence, 1608 Marshall Circle Perry Georgia. The family suggests contributions to Hospice Care Options, 136 Hospital Drive, Warner Robins Georgia 31088.
Born in Xenia, Ohio, Robert was the son of the late Elsie Potts and Lloyd Norman Downing, Sr. and Wilma Christy. Robert was married to the late Lois E. Downing. He was an avid golfer, card player, and woodworker. He also enjoyed the company of his neighbors on Marshall Circle. He retired from Robins Air Force Base and served in WWII as a U.S. Navy Torpedoman's Mate Third Class. He was a member of Robins Air Force Base Officers Club and a member of Perry Country Club for 50 years. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brenda Kay O'Krent.
Survivors include his children, Susan Mobley (Charles) of Byron, Jimmie Sullivan (Mabel) of Xenia, OH; his grandchildren, James Christopher Sullivan (Maureen), Matthew Robert Sullivan (Tina),
Kecia Leigh Isgett (Bryan), Kaci Marie Elmore (Paul), April Mobley Gibson (Thomas), Charles Justin Mobley (Kristy); 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great grandchild.
To share a special story or leave condolences for the family, friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.watsonhunt.com. Watson-Hunt Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.