Robert George Begbie Sr., 91, of Cape Coral, Fla. died Dec. 1, 2013 at his residence.
He was born Nov. 5, 1922 in Bonhill, Scotland, a son of John R. and Sarah (Allen) Begbie.
He immigrated to Ontario Canada with his family at 4 years of age and moved to the U.S. in the early 1950s. He became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1967.
Robert George Begbie Sr.
A resident of Cape Coral for the past 30 years, he was formerly from Warren, MI where he was employed by General Motors Corporation/Fisher Body Division for more than 29 years until his retirement in 1982. He previously had worked for The Ford Motor Company.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary (Bommarito) Begbie, his children, Robert George Begbie Jr. of Cape Coral, Fla. and Lynn Carole (Ron) Atkinson of Bonita Springs, Fla.; grandson, Robert George Begbie III and granddaughter, Blair Catherine Begbie.
The funeral will be held privately by the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL 33908.
Friends may sign the guest book at www.horizonfunerals.com.