On January 24th, 2022, Heaven's gates opened to received Robert Strobert.
Robert was born on November 18, 1940, in Ridgeland, South Carolina to the late Earlie Mae Bishop and George Strobhart. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Janie Willis, two sisters: Catherine and Cathy, and two brothers: Issac and Elbert.
He received his formal education in the Public School System of Jasper County in Ridgeland, SC. After high school, he served in the United States Army as a Specialist 4 where he received an honorable discharge. Robert then moved to New York where he was employed at Rockland Psychiatric Center as a Secure Care TA. He worked there for 33 years until retirement. Robert also worked many years at Nathan Klein Institute as a security officer.
Robert was a devoted and faithful member of the Pilgrim Baptist Church in West Nyack, New York for many years where he served on the Usher Board. He was very active in assisting with many fundraisers hosted by the church and preparing meals for families throughout the community. Robert was a Past Master of the Tappan Zee Lodge #79 in Spring Valley, New York. His hobbies included bowling, playing baseball, racing cars, and watching sports.
In 2009, Robert moved from New York to Statesboro, GA, and shortly thereafter (2010) joined Mount Zion AME Church. He later became a Deacon where he enjoyed fellowshipping, leading prayers, and singing. He was also a member of the Sons of Allen choir.
Robert leaves to cherish his memory, his dedicated and caring wife of 52 years, Dorothy Strobert; one loving daughter, Sheila Strobert-DuBose'(Warren) of Marietta, GA.; three caring sons, Curtis(Patricia) DuPont of Ridgeland, SC, Travis(Gilissa) Dupont of Yonkers, NY, and Robert Strobert, Jr.; Four brothers: Ed Strobhart of Stone Mountain, GA, Johnny(Marie) Strobhart of Detroit, MI, George Strobhart, Jr of Boston, MA, Vincent Bee(Rosie) Strobert of Yemassee, SC; One sister: Mamie Strobhart of Stone Mountain, GA; One sister-in-law, Denise Gaithers of Wappinger Falls, NY; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. Special friends: Mickey Heyward, Paul Goodman, and Robert Lee.
A walk-through will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 4pm-7pm in the Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home.
Celebration of life service will be held graveside on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 2:00PM at Mt. Zion A.M.E Church, 10728 GA-24, Statesboro, GA 30461. Rev. Earl Perkins Pastor/Eulogist.
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Final arrangements have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458