Robert “Bob” Cheek, Sr., age 80, of Nebo, passed away at his residence on Sunday, March 22, 2020. Bob was born in McDowell County on March 1, 1940 to the late Will and Stela Cheek. Bob was a real handyman that could fix or build anything he set his mind too. He was charitable with his time and money. Bob was known for helping anyone who needed something fixed at their house and not charging them for his time or materials. He liked to watch Westerns on television for his relaxing time. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church for 24 years and his church family will miss their dear friend Bob. Bob was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Knox.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 59 years, Lois Conner Cheek; four children, David Cheek of Nebo, Mike Cheek of Nebo, Robin Cheek Miller of Nebo and Robert Cheek, Jr. of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church once the resections for Coronavirus have been lifted. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the Shriners Hospitals for Children at 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.
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