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Robert D. “Rob” George

September 4, 2017

On Sunday, September 3rd, Rob was doing the two things that he loved the most in life:  riding his motorcycle and enjoying the mountains.  A terrible accident occurred, and he passed away early Monday, September 4th, 2017.

Robert Dale “Rob” George was born July 16th, 1982 at Topeka, the son of Ronald and Darlene George.  He grew up on a farm near Dover Kansas and attended Dover elementary and Jr High, and Mission Valley High School, class of 2000.  He attended Cloud County Community College where he competed at a national level in Cross Country and was an Academic All American.  He graduated from Kansas State University in 2005 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.  For a short time, Rob was employed by Blecha Construction in Manhattan.   He then moved to Denver Colorado.  He was employed by Accu-Precision for 9 years where he was a weekend supervisor and acted as interim shop manager.

Rob is survived by his parents Ron and Darlene, his brother, Ryan, sister-in-law, Amber, niece and nephews Alexis, Harper, and Nolan, along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

There will be a Celebration of Life for his friends in Denver on Wednesday, September 6th, from 6-8 pm at the clubhouse at 4-mile village.  540 S Forest St.  Denver, CO. 80246.

Local Celebration of Life services will at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at the Dover Federated Church.  Private inurnment will be at a later date.  There will be a family visitation at the Church Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Dover Community Center Inc. or the Dover Federated Church and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536.  To leave an online condolence please go to www.piperfuneralhome.com.

 

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8 thoughts on “Robert D. “Rob” George

  1. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you process through this tragic loss of a beloved son.
    Only time will ease the pain and sorrow you all are experiencing.
    I have found that if I take just one day at a time, stay close to my family and friends, then I can count my Blessings!
    Your Family and Consumer Science friends are praying for you.
    Come Join Us, we would love to see you!
    June McMaster

  2. We are so sorry for the loss of your son. We truly understand the heartache you are going through and we are sending our thoughts and prayers to you. We hope memories can help you through this sorrowful time.

  3. We are so sorry for the loss of your son, Rob. We truly understand the heartache and tears you are suffering. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow, Ron and Darlene. You are not just parents of a child–you are parents of a child with wings.

  4. My deepest condolences go out to Rob’s entire family and friends. He was a great guy and there was a certain something about how he carried himself that just put you at ease. And boy, did he have determination and grit! We would often workout at around the same time and like myself, he meant business when he stepped into the gym. We use to work out side-by-side in a tucked away corner of the gym and razz each other every Friday evening. One of a kind. You will be missed.

  5. Ron, Darlene, Ryan, Amber, and little ones
    We are so very sorry for your loss. I wish there were words to make this easier, I just hope all your wonderful memories will help you through this time

  6. Rob was my favorite member to see at our health club. He was always kind and sweet and his smile was pure and beautiful. It would light up your heart when ever he was near. I am so sorry for the loss of this wonderful man. I only wish I had gotten to know him even more. He will be deeply missed by so many. Love, light and prayers to his family and all those who had the privilege of knowing him. Until we meet again one day…..

  7. My memories of Rob surround cross country. He was always listening to the “Cake” song “The distance” “singing” along or more like chanting with the music to get pumped for the races. A great runner and a good guy. Can’t believe he’s gone. My heart is broken for all of his family and close friends. Continued prayers for all.

  8. Dave and I considered Rob one of the finest people on earth. Not only was he kind, considerate and fun-loving with people his age but he crossed the generations, making him loved by everyone who knew him. He will be missed a lot by those countless people whose lives he touched. Our love goes out to Ron, Darlene, Ryan, Amber and families.

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