Robert E. “Bob” Touchton • August 13, 2019



Robert E. Touchton passed away on August 13, 2019 at the age of 82. Robert was born on October 16, 1936 in Fort Myers, Florida.
Robert, or Bob or Bobby as most called him, had worked for General Electric for 20 years, along with many other projects, he worked on NASA projects including the Apollo moon missions and the Department of Defense. He was also a USAF veteran. Bob was an avid fisherman, loved Florida Gator football, had a strong fondness of cats, loved the Lord Jesus deeply and missed his wife Barbara tremendously since her passing.
He is preceded in death by his parents Ansaul Dewey Touchton and Ida Marguerite Keaton, his siblings; Terry Touchton, Judith Touchton, Carl “Butch” Touchton and his eldest son David Touchton.
Robert is survived by siblings Alfred Donald Touchton and Patrick Henry Touchton, and his children, Timothy Touchton and Jonathan Touchton, along with his 9 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be held on August 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Pensacola Memorial Gardens with an Interment service to follow.

  1. Tim Touchton says:

    Pops, I hope I brought you some joy during the last hours of your life with telling you so many funny stories from our lives. You smiled a lot as you held a constant look at me. I asked you if you were smiling, because it looked like you were, and you replied “yeah”. I told you to think about those funny stories I told you, to always remember them and you said “yeah”, then laid your head back to rest. I am Blessed that the Lord gave me that final moment, for closure, until I see you again in our Fathers house.

    Lovingly your #2 son,
    Tim

  2. Ricky Bobo says:

    What a great man, and family. He will surely be missed. He taught me two lessons in my younger days. #1, careful who you out fish, you might go swimming, and not because you wanted to. #2, when he put on boxing gloves, he wasn’t going to take it easy on you. Lol. I will never forget those days. I wish I could be there for you Tim. RIP Mr, and Mrs Touchton.

  3. Glenda Touchton says:

    Bob was my Brother in-law, He could tell the best stories, about growing up , fishing and life! He loved his wife and family dearly! I remember the talk we had about his faith in God , He loved God with all his heart, and I know he is in Heaven now ! He will be greatly missed! I can’t be there but all the family are in my thoughts and Prayers!

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