Robert was born in Fort Myers, Florida on November 8, 1948 to Robert Patrick and Thelma O'Bannon Middleton. He served his country in the United States Army from 1969-1971. He married Karren Deese; she survives.
Also surviving is his mother, Thelma Orwig, son; R. P. Middleton, sister; Susan Davidson and husband Ed, step-brother; Harry Orwig and wife Betty, sister-in-law; Linda Ruble and her husband Marvin, brother-in-law; W. Ed Deese and his wife Roxie, mother-in-law; Thelma Deese, four grandchildren; Patrick, Laeda, Keyli and Kyler, one nephew Jonathan and two nieces; Jennifer and Bethany, and many cousins and close friends.
Robert was the former Commander of the VFW #10100, was a member of Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion Post #130, Moose Lodge # 2398, LaBelle Masonic Lodge # 379.
Robert was a loving, caring man who enjoyed sponsoring youth activities in LaBelle for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family
Graveside service celebrating his life will be held at 10 a.m. with Pastor Bill Maddox officiating on Saturday, July 11, 2015 in Fort Denaud Cemetery.
Peggy A. Jones, age 82, of Moore Haven, passed away July 3, 2015 in Moore Haven.
She was born Oct. 23, 1932, in Georgia, to the late Eason and the late Maggie () Durden. She married Sanford Tyler Jones and he preceded in death on March 8, 2008. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Moore Haven.
She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved her.
Survivors include three sons: Michael (Gail) Jones of Moore Haven, Scott P. Jones of Okeechobee, FL, Danny (Kelly) W. Jones of LaBelle, FL and one daughter: Linda J. Louk of Fayetteville, NC. Grandchildren; Jason Jones, Derek Jones, Scott Jones Jr., Carrie Jones, Ashley Doll, Drew Dyess, Jamie Lyn Grauer; great grandchildren, Briann, Ladon, Jayden, Benjamin, Emerson, Lily, Austin, Brady, Leah and Jaxson.