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Robert Brown Veech

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Robert Brown Veech Obituary
Veech, Robert Brown,

93, passed away at his home in Jacksonville, FL on September 20, 2017.

He was the son of W. Henry and Cassandra Veech. Robert was a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor Degree. He became the mayor of the City of Plantation from 1960-1964 and Judge of the City of Plantation from 1964-1977. He served as secretary and treasurer of St. Matthews Lions Club, president of St. Matthews Community Center, president of Louisville Claims Manager's Council and president of Louisville Committee.

Robert was involved in various civic activities within his community, participating in various positions including Chairman of the Board of Watkins Memorial United Methodist Church. Robert was a Master Mason having been a member of Willis Stewart Lodge for 72 years, a decorated military veteran of World War II. He became a member of the Veitch Historical Society in 1978 and became president from 2001-2003.

He is survived by his loving wife Lucille, son Michael Veech, son Larry Veech and his wife Cheryl, stepson Kevin S. Ray and wife Amanda, granddaughter Laura Leigh Clay and husband Chris, and great-grandson Garand. He is also survived by his two sisters Katherine Games and Sarah Veech Schweitzer and seven nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 30, 2017, in the chapel of Arch L. Heady & Son Westport Village, 7410 Westport Road, with interment to follow with military honors at Grove Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville, KY. Visitation will be 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday with a Masonic funeral service by Willis Stewart Lodge at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 27, 2017
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