Robert Allan Sarles

Robert Allan Sarles (Bob), age 77, of Gainesville, FL, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville. Bob, son of the late George Walker Sarles and Helen Kellogg (Fisher) Sarles was born on May 7, 1941 in Mount Kisco, NY.
Bob graduated from Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY in 1959, and received his A & E License from the Academy of Aeronautics, NY in 1962. He moved to West Palm Beach, FL where he met and married Joy Lorraine Brady in 1964. They later moved to Gainesville where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida in 1968. Bob was fun-loving, loyal, and kind. He enjoyed auto mechanics, beach days, building things, stained glass projects, church, volunteering and socializing with friends.
Bob is survived by his wife Joy of Gainesville, FL, two daughters; Kim Warner of Seattle, WA, Laurel Adams of Newberry, FL and brother Peter G. Sarles of Las Vegas, NV.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 28th at 1:00 at Christ Community Church 1603 SW 122nd St., Gainesville, FL. Friends and others whose lives Bob touched are invited to attend. Donations may be made to the Salvation Army in lieu of flowers.