He was born May 4, 1924 to William and Ruth (Wilson) Coil.
Robert married Norma R. O’Neal July 18, 1946, who preceded him in death on May 22, 2013.
He was a banker for 38 years and served in the Naval Air Corp during WWII in the Pacific Fleet. Robert was a life member of Pony Express Post #359 American Legion, 50 year member of Charity Lodge #351 – A.F. & A.M., 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason, Moila Shrine and Country Club, member of Island City Christian Church and was an avid golfer.
Also preceding him in death were his parents; 3 brothers; and 3 sisters.
Survivors: daughters, Connie Trice (Richard), and Rita Garcia (Hector); grandsons, Robert Knapp (Michelle), Phillip Knapp (Shannon), and Alex Garcia; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and sister, Violet Duley.
Memorial Graveside Services: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2:00 to 3:30 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory Community room. The Family suggests memorial gifts to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.