Cecil, Robert

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Robert “Bob” Cecil of Christiansburg, Virginia passed away on December 7, 2022 at the age of 81. He is survived by his wife, Arlene Hardin Cecil.

Others survivors include two daughters: Angie Cecil and Amber Nia (formerly Cecil). Nephews and nieces including: Debbie Cecil Cobb, (CJ) Cecil Justice, Garrett Justice, Terry Edmonds, and Amanda Edmonds Gray.

He was Predeceased by both parents: James R. Cecil and Bertha Thornton Cecil, and one brother, (JD) Jason Cecil and wife, Louise Dunagan Cecil; and three sisters, Anna Cecil Justice, Betty Cecil Blankenship, and Brenda Cecil Edmonds; and one nephew, Mike Cecil.

Robert graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina and taught Electronics Technology at New River Community College for twenty years and retired from Radford Army Ammunition Plant as an Electrical Engineer.

He was an avid Ham Radio Operator, Musician and Computer Enthusiast. Robert and Arlene, along with their chihuahuas traveled to all states (except Hawaii) in their Motor-home. Robert states he “Loved RV’ing and Alaska was the trip of a lifetime.”

A funeral service will be conducted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with his friend, Pastor Eddie Kendall of Pembroke, VA officiating. Internment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Shriners Children Hospital:
Shriners Children’s Ohio
One Children’s Plaza – 2 West
Dayton, OH 45404

A guestbook is available to send condolences by visiting www.kendalfuneralhome.com. The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to serve the Cecil family.