He served in the U.S. Navy from 1952-56 during which time he met his wife, Jacqlyn Jones. They were married June 15, 1956 in Sacramento, Calif. To this union, four children were born.
Robert and his wife lived in Powell where he worked in plumbing wholesale and maintenance.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife Jacqlyn; parents; two brothers; and one sister.
He is survived by his sons Scott (Kim) McKay of Bloomington, Minn., Mike (Kara) McKay of Casper, Pat McKay of Lewistown, Mont.; daughter Robin (Greg) Erlenbaugh of Cody; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place. Family services will be held at a later date.
Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family at www.thompsonfuneral.net or P.O. Box 807, Powell, WY 82435.