Robert Scott Loomis, 31, of Port Charlotte, Fla., left the confines of his earthly existence Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla., in a tragic motorcycle accident.
He was born in Bradenton, Fla., to Kevin and Cherie Loomis, and grew up in Port Charlotte.
Robert attended Charlotte County, Fla., schools, and Graduated from Port Charlotte High School in 2001. He loved the outdoors; Scuba Diving, Lobstering in the Keys, boating, fishing, and wake boarding were just a few of the activities he used to feed his “adrenaline junky” appetite. Robert was a Champion BMX racer, and an undeniable fan of the Dave Matthews Band. He lived life to the fullest by his rules, every day! Robert was a beloved son, grandson, brother, uncle and friend to many people.
He is survived by his father, Kevin Loomis; mother, Cherie Loomis; grandparents, Robert and Mary Loomis; grandmother, Annette Hilligas; sister, Carrie (Kenneth) Garrett; nephew, Christopher Garrett; stepfather, Forest Burke; stepbrother and sister, Forest and Kaitlyn Burke; as well as Jennifer Swartz, and Dennis and Cindy Swartz; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and a multitude of close friends.
A family gathering will be held from 1 p.m. until a Memorial Service at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. The Rev. Bill Frank will officiate. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Robert’s name be made to: Charlotte BMX, P.O. Box 511161, Punta Gorda, FL 33951-1161. Friends may visit www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.