Robert Thomas  Markle, Jr.
Robert Thomas Markle, Jr.

December 29, 1923 - October 10, 2017
Born in Norton, VA
Resided in Bowling Green, Kentucky


Robert Thomas “Bob” Markle, Jr, 93, died October 10, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Katherine Markle, and his son, Robert Patrick “Rick” Markle.
His survivors include his wife of 68 years, Patricia (Pat), his daughter Elinor Markle, his son, Paul Markle (Elizabeth), and grandsons Dalton, and Holden, and step-granddaughter, Sarah (Daniel), and daughter-in-law, Teresa Markle, grandsons, Thomas (Michelle) and Wilson Markle, and granddaughter, Jessica (Paul), and five great grandchildren.
He will be remembered as a kind, generous, loving man who endured his long term neuropathy and health problems with patience and good humor. Bob was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Air Corps in England. As a surveyor and engineering consultant, he worked for the Kentucky Department of Transportation for 40 years. His many interests include hunting, fishing, sailing, woodworking, and travel. Many friends and family enjoyed these activities with him.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Salvation Army or Special Olympics.
Visitation will be at J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.




Robert Thomas 'Bob" Markle
J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel
832 Broadway Ave
Bowling Green, KY USA 42101
Friday, October 13, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service at a later date
J.C. Kirby & Son Broadway Chapel
832 Broadway Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Friday, October 13, 2017


Salvation Army
400 West Main Street
Bowling Green , KY 42101
The Salvation Army is a worldwide evangelical Christian church with its own distinctive governance and practice. The Army's doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasize God's saving purposes. Its religious and charitable objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion ... and, pursuant thereto, the advancement of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole'.
Special Olympics