Born in Beeville, Texas on September 2, 1959, Robert was the son of Patsy Sue (Harding) Cooley, of Lebanon and the late Ronald S. Schleig.
Robert lived most of his life between Beeville, Texas working in the oil field, doing cable work and in Madison Wisconsin where he worked for many years at Placon Plastics. He enjoyed nature.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by 2 brothers, Gerald K. husband of Deana Scheig, of Lebanon and Michael J.B. husband of Venus Wittner, of Houston, TX. He is also survived by 7 nieces: Tabatha, wife of Wesley Hanks, Heather Schleig, Kendra Schleig, Deborah Schleig, Savannah Schleig, Phoebe Schleig and Kelly Wittner; 4 nephews: Malachi Schleig, Justin Wittner, Isaiah Wittner, Michael L. Wittner and a great nephew, Mattias Hanks.
Graveside service: Thursday, October 27, 2011, at Berclair Cemetery, Texas.
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., Lebanon, PA is entrusted with the arrangements. Share your thoughts and memories with the family at our on line guest book at www.thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com.