Robert J. Volk, 83, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
He was born May 17, 1930, in Queens, N.Y., to Robert and Evelyn Volk.
Robert served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and moved from East Setauket, N.Y., to this area in 1987. He was the founder of Active Door and Window in Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte, Fla. Robert was a member of the Boca Grande Club, and was of the Catholic faith. He was a miniature train enthusiast, and enjoyed building model airplanes and going boating.
Robert will be greatly missed by his wife of 62 years, Emma; sons, Robert (Marsha) of East Setauket, William (Gail) of North Port, Fla., and Edward (Rita) of Punta Gorda; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A visitation will be from 5 p.m. until a service to celebrate Robert’s life at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc. To express condolences to the family, please visit www.Ltaylorfuneral.com and sign the online guest book.
Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services.