GLEN WILTON — Robert Theodore “Bobby” Eisenhower, 72, of 85 Glen Aerie Lane in Glen Wilton, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, at his mother’s residence in Selma.
He was born Jan. 19, 1948, in Highland County, to the late Theodore Eli and Marie Hicklin Eisenhower.
He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and with the Army National Guard for 12 years.
He was a graduate of Nashville Auto Diesel Mechanic School, and was a mechanic for over 36 years with the Virginia Department of Transportation.
He enjoyed hunting and farming and loved cars.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a special friend, Eulonda Cash, who was the love of his life.
Robert is survived by his mother, Marie Eisenhower of Selma; a daughter, Tina Carter and husband Danny of Selma; Eulonda’s daughters, who were very close to him, Melinda Hayslett of Eagle Rock and Karrie Bream and husband Chris of Culpepper; and five grandchildren, Will Carter, Cane Hayslett, McKenna Hayslett, Riley Bream and Parker Bream.
A graveside funeral service will be held today at 11 a.m. in Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge with Mr. Chris Fisher officiating. Interment will immediately follow.
Pallbearers will include John Jeffries, David Buchanan, Jim Hogg and Doug Morris.
Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge is handling arrangements.
There will be no formal visitation.
However, friends may visit anytime during normal business hours at Nicely Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.
To send condolences to the family online, please visit www.nicelyfuneralhome.com.
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