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Robert Lee Propes

March 2, 1930 — August 31, 2022

Robert Lee ‘Bob’ Propes, 92, formerly of Fayette City, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at Stafford Suites, Seattle, WA.  Born March 2, 1930 at home in Fayette City, he was the son of the late Henry C. and Florence Layton Propes.  Mr. Propes was a member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance and was retired from the Monessen Southwestern Railroad.  In high school, Bob excelled in sports.  He lettered in track, basketball and football.  He was a member of the 1947 Marion High School football team which was their only undefeated season.  He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the United States Marine Corps Reserves.

He is survived by his three sons and daughters in law, Robert ‘Randy’ and Margie Propes, Richard and Debora Propes, David and Tammy Propes, six grandchildren Michele Trainor and husband Rob, Jason Propes and wife Natalie, Toby Propes and wife Katie, Brandi Propes, Ryan Propes and wife Melina, Ashley Propes Green and husband Paul, three great grandchildren, numerous step grandchildren, great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  Bob is at peace, holding hands once again with the love of his life and high school sweetheart, Jeanne to whom he married on August 26, 1950 and spent 71 loving years with her.  He is also preceded in death by his brother Clayton Propes and two sisters Eleanor Propes Rockwell and Virginia Propes.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to David and Tammy Propes for the special care they have given Bob and Jeanne over the past four years.  Interment will take place at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

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