Cyd Robee(1926 – 2012)

Mr. Cyd Robee, age 86, of Stuart, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart. He was born in Los Angeles, California, on February 12, 1926, to the late Sidney and Ella Guella Smith. In addition to his parents, Mr. Robee was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
He served in the United States Navy and then in the Merchant Marines as a captain. He was a member of Stuart United Methodist Church. He had been the owner/operator of Cyd's Custom Leather and Saddles, making many different leather products from saddles to bikinis to his and his wife's wedding outfits.
Mr. Robee is survived by his wife, Diana Lynn Robee of the home; and three grandchildren, Talon, Briana and Britini Vaughn of the home.
A memorial service will be held Friday, November 2, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Stuart United Methodist Church with Rev. Thomas Shepherd officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church, and at other times at the home. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Betty Jo Hundley Circle, c/o Stuart United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 946, Stuart, Virginia 24171.
Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made by visiting
Published in the Ramona Sentinel on Nov. 8, 2012