Robert Wayne Ivey was born June 29, 1954, the eldest son of Bobbie Roy and Mary in Madison, Wisconsin.  He passed away peacefully on October 21, 2018 at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas, surrounded by the love of his family.

He departs this life to rejoin his mother Mary; grandparents Roy and Gladys Ivey and Natale and Mary Stellone; brother Richard and good friends Tommy Taylor and Joe Nelson.

Robert leaves behind the love of his life, Teresa; his father Bobbie Roy; sisters Gladys, Cathy (Tom) Carrig, and Maria (Tim) Mobley; brothers Chris, Michael (Debra) and Steve (Lucy); step-daughter Misty and sons; and several dear nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

A public viewing was held Friday, October 26, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Walker & Walker Funeral Home in Grapeland. Graveside services were held Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Refuge Memorial Cemetery with his cousin Reverend Ron Ivey officiating.

Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Walker Funeral Home.  Condolences can be submitted to the family online at www.walkerandwalkerfh.com