Robert Dean McRae, Sr., 87, of Spring Hill, Kan., passed away July 17, 2010 at Golden Living Center, Spring Hill.
Robert was born Nov. 23, 1922 in Belmont, Mississippi, to Robert Bruce and Jessie Dean McRae. He graduated from high school in Luka, Miss.
He served as a Machinist’s Mate, Second Class in the U S Navy during WWII.
Robert married Suzanne Louise Miller on Dec. 11, 1965, in Orlando, Fla. They lived in Vicksburg, Miss. before moving to Spring Hill 31 years ago.
Robert loved to work.
He was a member of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Olathe.
Robert enjoyed fishing and reading.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.
Robert is survived by his wife Suzanne, of the home; children Linda Sankey of Safety Harbor, Fla., Vickie Akins of Alpharetta, Ga., David Oberholtzer of Dickinson, Texas, Dena Cade of Olathe, Robert D McRae, II of Spring Hill; seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Cremation. There will be a Family Memorial Service in Florida at a later date.
Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, PO Box 7, Spring Hill, KS 66083, (913)592-2244. Memorial Contributions may be made to Asera Care Hospice in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com.