Robert Farleigh

Robert E. Farleigh

Battle Creek

Robert E. Farleigh, 63,  died Sunday, March 16, 2014.

Robert was born April 18, 1950 in Battle Creek to Alfred and Barbara

(Oliverio) Farleigh.  He graduated from Pennfield High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most of all, Robert loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Robert is survived by his three children, Amy (Louie) Peet, Angela (Dave) Colamaria and Adam (Kristen) Farleigh; three grandchildren, Tucker Peet, Josey Peet and Levi Farleigh; his brother, Fred Farleigh; numerous nieces and nephews, and his close friend, Bill Talbott.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Jodi in 2013.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. at the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home, where funeral services to celebrate Robert's life will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 21.

Interment with full military honors will follow at Fort Custer National Cemetery.  Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.  Personal messages for the family may be placed at


Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Mar. 18, 2014