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R. Robert “Bob” Gruber Jr., 81, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dallas Ahl and Rignald Robert Gruber Sr.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Nina Sorrell Gruber; children, Steve Gruber, Sarah Everhart (Ainsley), Andrea Eggleston, Greg Eggleston (Shannon) and Lindsay Mize (Joe); and 11 grandchildren.
He made a career for himself in estate and financial planning and insurance. Bob was a CLU, ChFC and attained the distinguished honor of being a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. In addition to enjoying spending time with his family and friends, Bob loved boating and spending time on the water. He took great pride in his service in the Marine Corp. Once a Marine, always a Marine. Semper Fi.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, VA. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Bruton Parish Church, 331 W. Duke of Gloucester St., Williamsburg, with private interment immediately following.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bruton Parish Church in his honor.