Robert Eugene Sikorski

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Robert Eugene Sikorski, beloved husband of Stephanie Johnson Sikorski, passed peacefully April 20, 2016 after an extended illness in his 76th year. Bob was born in Anniston, Ala., a son of the late Frank A. Sikorski Sr. and Beatrice Herring Sikorski. He and his family were active members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where he served as an altar boy. Also, he enjoyed hiking and camping activities with the Boy Scout Troop. He enjoyed fishing, racing, reading, University of Alabama football and spending time with friends. Bob's God-given artist talent was cultivated at Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Fla. and upon graduation he worked as a technical illustrator with NASA and SCI Technology in Huntsville, Ala. and with GE and Fluor Daniel in Greenville, S.C. In June of 2000 he retired due to health reasons. Surviving in addition to his wife of 52 years, Stephanie, are daughters, Nina Maria Sikorski and Sharon Anita Sofield and husband, Brian, all of Greenville; grandson, Lucas Aidan Sofield; brother, Frank Sikorski, Jr. and wife, Scottie; sisters, Carolyn Harrow and husband, Edward and Catherine Herriott and husband, David; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Lamar Sikorski; daughter, Kimberly Claire Sikorski; stepfather, Col. James O'Brien; sister, Marjorie Root; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Root. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2016, in the Chapel of Mackey Mortuary. The family will greet friends following the service. For those wishing to make memorial gifts, please consider the In-need Student Scholarship Fund of Ringling College of Art & Design, 2700 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34234. Condolences may be expressed at www.Mackey Mortuary.com
Published in The Anniston Star on Apr. 27, 2016