Robert Lee Englehart

Robert Lee Englehart (Bobby Lee), passed away on January 28, 2014 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. He was born on February 24, 1939 in Columbia, PA. He has resided in Penrose, CO with his wife Nellie for the past 24 years. Bobby Lee was a twenty- three year veteran, spending 3 years in the Army and 20 years in the Air Force. He spent one year in Thailand during the Vietnam War. Bobby Lee is survived by his wife Nellie Englehart and six children Babette, Scot, Brian, Ray, Sheila and Hal; several grandchildren including Laurie Megan Dowiat and Joshua Dowiat; several nieces and nephews, and grand nieces and nephews. He has one living sister Ednamae Spickler. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Edna Englehart, as well as four brothers and three sisters. Bobby Lee was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Canon City, and was very active in their praise with music group. He was liked by all and loved by many. The world has lost an extraordinary talent. Bobby Lee could always find humor in times of trial. He loved so deeply that it caused him problems at times. He always wanted to fix the bad, and suffered when he couldn't. "So long Bobby until we can move in our mansion next door to Jesus. In the meantime, we will just find our own way." A Memorial Service will held at the Canon City Free Methodist Church, Friday, February 7 at 11:00am, 501 Griffin Avenue. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation be made to the Canon City Free Methodist Church, 501 Griffin Avenue, Canon City, CO 80121.

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on Feb. 3, 2014