Robert Carl Priehs

Robert Carl Priehs

December 1, 1933 — June 29, 2018

Robert Carl Priehs, dearly beloved husband of 51 years to Lois Jean Priehs, who passed away Feb. 18, 2004. Bob and Lois were blessed with four children, Susan Caropepe, Michael Priehs (passed at birth), Cheryl Priehs and Jeremiah Priehs (passed at birth).

Bob married Marie Nichols Priehs after losing Lois, his precious love. Bob and Marie were married 10 years. They celebrated their time together with many friends, volunteered at food pantries, Llano crawfish festival and helping out wherever they could.

Bob and Lois lived in Detroit, Grand Bahama Island, Florida and Texas. He was an avid member of the Grand Bahama Boating Squadron. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1950 through 1065. Bob was a gunner's mate first class during the Cuban Missile Crisis aboard the Destroyer Escort USS Huse and was awarded the Naval Reserve Medal for meritorious service as well as the Faithful Service Medal. He was a member of the Masons and American Legion. Bob was a God-fearing man who taught his family about our Lord.

He is survived by his wife Marie; daughters Susan and Cheryl; son-in-law, Michael Caropepe; grandchildren Kemp Caropepe, Robert Caropepe, Robert Fredere and wife Joanna, Chelsea Allen and husband Cody and Sarah Renna; great-grandchildren Chance Caropepe, Savannah Allen, Wyatt Allen and Logan Caropepe; niece, Linda Benkert; nephews, Lance, Mark and Patrick Ireland and Grant Priehs and their spouses.

Bob was an awesome man who loved life and will never be forgotten by all of us he left behind.

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