1922 - 2014 Robert Bob Reed Leicht Sr., 92, of Dallas, passed away August 22, 2014. Born on July 29, 1922, in Beaumont, Bob graduated from St. Anthony High School in 1940. He served in World War II for five years as a pilot in the United States Air Force and retired from American Airlines. Bob is survived by his wife, Faith M. Leicht; six children, Robert R. Leicht, Jr., William B. Leicht, Karen M. Sterzer, Sandra K. Lambeth, Chris Leicht, and Mariann Fox; brother, Thomas M. Leicht; thirty grandchildren; and twenty-three great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son, Charles Leicht; grandson, Taylor Leicht; parents, Harry and Rosa Leicht; sisters, Katherine Thompson, Heloise Chadbourne and Clifford Marshall; and brother, Harry R. Leicht., Jr. Visitation for Mr. Leicht will be Thursday evening, August 28, 2014, from 6:00-8:00 p.m., with a Rosary recited at 7:00 p.m., in the Abbey Chapel at Restland Funeral Home, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 29, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 1404 Old Gate Lane, Dallas, with burial at 2:00 p.m. at DFW National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests charitable contributions to Christian Community of God's Delight, P.O. Box 225008, Dallas, Texas 75222 or The Dismas/Magdalene Project, Inc., P.O. Box 934, Fresno, Texas 77454.
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Restland Funeral Home and Cemetery - Dallas
13005 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75243
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 27, 2014