, 63, of Spring Hill, KS passed away at his home on Feb. 25, 2011.
Robert was born Feb. 20, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA to Frederick and Ruth Pembleton Dove. He was also known to friends and family as “Dovey.” He grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Spring Hill from Olathe in 1988. Robert received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel Univ. in Philadelphia, PA . He married Gloria Reed in Edwardsville, KS on Oct. 30, 1982. Bob was an Electrical Engineer for the Hercules Plant in DeSoto; following that position he became the owner/operator of Dove Electric Company in Spring Hill. Bob retired in 2010. He was a member of Beacon Light Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Kansas City; MO. Bobby enjoyed yard work, was an avid reader and kept up on current events. Bob was respected by friends and colleagues. He was a perfectionist and a very hard worker.
Bobby was a faithful, loving husband and dad and will be dearly missed.
Bobby was preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his wife Gloria of the home; father Frederick Dove; children: Shelby Peters, Lithonia, GA, Robert N. Dove, Knoxville, TN, and Rebecca L. Dove, Spring Hill, KS; siblings: Steven Dove and Teresa Dixon, Philadelphia, PA; and two grandchildren: Rodney Peters and James Johnson, III.
Robert was born Feb. 20, 1948 in Philadelphia, PA to Frederick and Ruth Pembleton Dove. He was also known to friends and family as “Dovey.” He grew up in Pennsylvania and moved to Spring Hill from Olathe in 1988. Robert received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Drexel Univ. in Philadelphia, PA . He married Gloria Reed in Edwardsville, KS on Oct. 30, 1982. Bob was an Electrical Engineer for the Hercules Plant in DeSoto; following that position he became the owner/operator of Dove Electric Company in Spring Hill. Bob retired in 2010. He was a member of Beacon Light Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Kansas City; MO. Bobby enjoyed yard work, was an avid reader and kept up on current events. Bob was respected by friends and colleagues. He was a perfectionist and a very hard worker.
Bobby was a faithful, loving husband and dad and will be dearly missed.
Bobby was preceded in death by his mother. He is survived by his wife Gloria of the home; father Frederick Dove; children: Shelby Peters, Lithonia, GA, Robert N. Dove, Knoxville, TN, and Rebecca L. Dove, Spring Hill, KS; siblings: Steven Dove and Teresa Dixon, Philadelphia, PA; and two grandchildren: Rodney Peters and James Johnson, III.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm Fri., March 4, 2011 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S Webster, Spring Hill, KS (913) 592-2244. Burial follows at Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon to 2:00 pm at the funeral home before the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Olathe Hospice. Condolences may be sent to www.brucefuneralhome.com.