Robert Grinnell Voyles, 67, of High Springs, FL passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by family members and in the care of Haven Hospice on May 5, 2021.
Mr. Voyles was born in Gainesville, FL to James and Anne Voyles on February 27, 1954. He graduated from Gainesville High School in 1972 and grew up working in his parent’s appliance business. He went on to get licensed as a Certified Building Contractor, building custom homes; but always had a desire to complete his college education. He was able to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Colorado State University and was also able to complete his training and certification in Project Management Professional. In addition to his many other accomplishments, he spent three years in Iraq as a service contractor in HVAC and then four years in New Mexico working for Urenco, a company that enriches uranium. He had a heart for the lost and with his wife Alice, was able to give birth to Worldwide Ministries, Inc. He had the opportunity of ministering to the Navajo Indians in New Mexico for three and a half years. He was an ordained minister, loved people and ministered to individuals in all walks of life.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Voyles, two sons, Chase Wilkerson (Stacy), Adam (Erin), two sisters, Susan Doherty (John) and Carol Powell (Larry), one granddaughter, Zoe Morgan-Wilkerson and numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a visitation and celebration of Robert’s life held from 5-7 pm Monday evening, May 10, 2021, at the funeral home. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Countryside Cemetery, 10926 NW 30 Avenue, Gainesville, FL. Arrangements are in the care of Milam Funeral and Cremation Services , 311 S Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601, (352) 376-5361, www.milamfh.com.