Robert P. Stacey, 82, of Orange, Texas, passed away on January 6, 2020, at his home in Orange.

 

A celebration of life will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 11, 2020, at American Legion Post 49, 108 Green Avenue, Orange, Texas 77630.

 

Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, on July 18, 1937, he was the son of Andrew Stacey and Helen Eisley Stacey. Robert served in the United States Army Reserves and retired from U.S. Steel after many years as an Industrial Engineer. He was a sports enthusiast who continued to coach little league and youth football for many years in Pennsylvania even when his children were no longer participating. Robert was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburg Steelers and enjoyed getting to watch their games anytime they were playing. He loved his family dearly and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Helen Stacey; and his brother, Raymond Stacey.

 

Those left to cherish Robert’s memory include his children, Robert Stacey, Jr. and wife Robin, of Orange, Michael Stacey and wife Kristie, of College Station, and Andy Stacey and wife Ruby, of Orange; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and his sister, Marianne Uhl, of Akron, OH; along with numerous other loving family and friends.

 

Cremation is under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.