Robert W. Gee
Robert W. Gee, 76, of Covington, Ind., passed away November 2, 2019, in Lafayette, Ind., surrounded by family.
He was born April 13, 1943, in Marshfield, Ind., to Gordon and Ruth (Martin) Gee.
He was married to the love of his life, Karen Kiser, for 57 years. She survives.
Robert is survived by his wife, Karen; son, Jeff Gee of Kingman, Ind.; daughter, Teri Gee of Lafayette, Ind.; brothers, Bruce and Don Gee; sisters, Wanda Taylor and Ruthie Coffing; grandchildren, Dani Billings, Jessica Gee, Stephanie (Dane) Dudley and Morgan Safford; great-grandchildren, Bladen, Brandon, Bryson, Mack and Bennett.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Kenny and Carl Gee; and sister, Louella.
Robert worked for GM as a maintenance millwright and retired in 1995. He served in the U.S. Navy. Robert was an animal lover. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and American Legion in Danville.
He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, delivering camping trailers, gardening, dancing, golfing and traveling. Mainly, he enjoyed his family and was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
A celebration of Robert's life will be at 7 p.m. EST Friday, November 8, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Covington, 420 3rd St. Covington, IN 47932. Memorial visitation will be 5-7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made in his name to Franciscan Hospice, 1415 Salem St., Lafayette, IN 47904. Please join Robert's family in sharing photos and memories on his Tribute Wall at
Published on November 4, 2019


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Lance A. Beever
Nov 15, 2019
Karen, I'm so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
Nov 07, 2019
Vivid Recollections was purchased for the family of Robert W. Gee.  Send flowers
Paula Fox I
Nov 07, 2019
I once danced with him he was a great guy He will be missed by ally of Bless you
Nov 06, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Robert W. Gee.  Send flowers
Carol Pridemore
Nov 05, 2019
Bob will really be missed. He was a man with a gentle, kind heart.
Ned & Esther Enoch
Nov 05, 2019
Karen, sorry for your loss. We remember Bob as a good and friendly neighbor in Catlin. We know he will be missed.