Robert Lee Quire
Jeffersontown - Robert Lee Quire of Jeffersontown was born October 26, 1934, in Louisville, Kentucky, and died on July 6, 2021. He passed peacefully in is sleep, as he took his last breath in this world, and his first breath in the arms of Jesus. In Bob's early years, he worked for Bellsouth and A T & T, where he met his wife of almost 60 years, Wilma. Bob's greatest joys were coaching both baseball and football for his sons, as well as attending his Grandchildren's sporting and theater events. He was a member of Jeffersontown Christian Church, where he served as an Elder, attaining the status of Elder Emeritus.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Leo Quire (Nell) and Kathleen Mills (Clarence), his wife, Wilma Wesley Quire, and his son, Dan Quire. He is survived by his son, Jack Quire (Sheila) of Louisville, daughter-in-law Angie Quire of Franklin, Tennessee, Grandchildren Adam Quire (Jennifer) of Lexington, Celeste Vonderschmitt (Kendrick) of Louisville, Alex Spivey and Anna Spivey of Franklin, Tennessee, Great Grandchildren Wesley Kait Vonderschmitt of Louisville, and Olivia Spivey, of Franklin, Tennessee, and one sister-in-law, Merrylen Sparks of Bardstown, KY.
Bob Quire's visitation and funeral will be held at Jeffersontown Christian Church, 10631 Taylorsville Rd., in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. Visitation will be held Friday, July 9, 6:00-8:00 pm, and Saturday, July 10, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, with the funeral beginning at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at the Jeffersontown Cemetery.
If you are unable to attend the service, it will be Live Stream on Facebook on the Jeffersontown Christian Church-Disciples of Christ page.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Jeffersontown Christian Church.
Published by Courier-Journal from Jul. 7 to Jul. 8, 2021.