Robert P Walsh Jr, born in St Louis Missouri, Aug 31 1932 ,went to be with his Lord from Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Feb 22nd 2020 from a massive stroke. He was pre-deceased by father and mother, Robert P Walsh and Josephine D Walsh.
Robert's survivors are his beloved wife, Mary Caudill Walsh of Sarasota, FL; daughter, Lisa McFarland of Lombard, Illinois; Son, Steve Walsh of Fenton, Missouri, Granddaughters, Cassidy and Riley McFarland, stepdaughter Bobbie Kropt.
Bob Graduated BS Civil Engineering from University of Missouri where he held the distinction of Gold Member Phi Kappa Alpha.
Bob served in US military in Germany and was in the army corp of engineers, holding rank of First Lieutenant ,54th engineering battalion USAREUR.
Bobs career as civil engineer lead him to build colleges, Walmart, bridges, restaurants and many other impressive structures. Bob retired from engineering and built a home inspection business in Sarasota. He served as President of SWASHI.
Bob serviced as president of volunteers at Doctors hospital of Sarasota, giving 14 years of himself to help others. He was also the past president of Gulf Gate estates homeowners association.
Bob was the drummer of his fraternity Jazz band in college, the Starlighters. He was blessed to be reunited after many years with his band mates and was able to play with his band at his 50th year class reunion as well as other recent venues.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday March 5th, at 6:30 PM at Trinity Baptist Church, located at 5116 26th St W, Bradenton, FL 34207. Burial with Military Honors will be at 10 am on Friday 6th at Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 SR 72, Sarasota, FL, 34241.
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