Robert "Bob" M. Jeffries, 83, Rockville, passed away on Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville.
He was born Nov. 18, 1929 in Montgomery County, the son of Jewel and Mary Elizabeth Lame Jeffries.
He graduated from Ladoga High School in 1947.
Bob served in the 8th Army AG, received a World War II Victory Medal and Army of Occupation Medal Japan
He had worked as a self-employed carpenter and was the former owner of Roachdale Building Supply in Roachdale and J&W Building Supply in Rockville.
Bob was a member of the Rockville Christian Church.
He married Gladys Jane Clark on May 6, 1950 and she survives.
Other survivors include his three daughters, Marianna Martin of Florida, Dena Foxworthy (Ron Cope) of Rockville and Susan R. Millikan (Terry) of Rockville; five grandchildren, Allen Martin of Florida, Angie Martin of Ladoga, Amanda Foxworthy of Rockville, Eric Foxworthy of Rockville and Tara Millikan of Rockville; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two brothers, Ralph Jeffries of Florida and Phillip Jeffries of Ladoga; and three sisters, Barbara Davidson of Florida, Betty Brennan of Lebanon and Rebecca Alexander of California.
He was preceded in death by his parents and four brothers, Harvey, Jim, Jerry, Larry Joe and a newborn infant.
Private Services were held. Cremation was chosen with inurnment at a later date.
Arrangements were handled by Barnes and Rice Funeral Home, Rockville.