Robert Lee Dies, Sr. was born April 11, 1939 to Luberta (Pope) and Eddie Dies in Uniontown, Alabama. He departed this life on Friday, December 4, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital.
In 1950, he relocated to Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Hanna Smart and Central High School. He met and married Artelia Johnson and unto this union three children were born Robert Jr., twins, Renita and Bonita.
He was employed by K-Mart Distribution Center and retired after many years of dedicated service. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Greater Progressive Baptist Church.
Robert loved listening to music and spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies were racing cars and riding motorcycles. He will be missed dearly by all that knew and loved him.
He leaves to cherish his memories his son, Robert Lee (Angela) Dies, Jr.; daughters, Renita Bradley and Bonita (Michael) Gaston; sister, Deloise Kelly; a special loving daughter, Nakia Steel-Potts; nephews, Charles Dies, Clemmie Thomas and Yatmon Cole; a host of grandchildren, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Eddie Dies and mother, Luberta West.
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