Robert Lee Beers
Robert Lee Beers, 76, 1945-2021, a resident of Ft. Myers, FL for the past 4 years, formerly of Shakopee, Minnesota, went home to be with his Lord Jesus on September 1, 2021.
Born in Seattle, Washington on May 6, 1945 to Ernest and Genevieve (nee Winkley) Beers, where Ernest worked on Sand Point Naval Air Station in the shipyards. Along with sister Nancy, the family returned to Minneapolis, MN to be near their family, so Bob graduated from South West High School. Following High School Bob attended Mankato State University studying Mathematics, and Physics. Bob served in the Air Force for 5 years during the Viet Nam era working in Communications, which led to a career in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Telecommunications, Cellular, PCS, Grounding, and Fiber.
Bob enjoyed sailing, SCUBA, boating, fishing, flying, motorcycling, and more recently flying model airplanes, and spending time with friends, and family. A member of the Traveler’s Motorcycle Club, the Christian Motorcycle Association, a former Director at Poinsettia Park, and being Chairman of the Cable Committee gave Bob great enjoyment.
Preceded in death by parents Ernest, and Genevieve, and nephew Matthew Weyl. Survived by loving wife, Lori Beers, Children, Monette, Scott, Michele, Step-children Sierra, April, spouse Sean, and Christopher. Grandchildren Courtney, Lindsay, Daniel, Olivia, Matthew, Reilly, Keelin, Mason, and Jameson. Sister, and Brother-in-law Nancy, and Bill Weyl, Nephews, Billy, Andrew, spouse Christian, Niece, Debbie, spouse Tom O’Meara, and Children Shannon, Brian, and Kellie.
Memorial Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Fort Myers Evangelical Free Church, 6798 Plantation Pines Blvd Fort Myers, FL 33966 with Rev. Ron Johnson officiating. (239) 768-0308. Please direct memorials to Fort Myers Evangelical Free Church (FMEFC). Bob is loved, and will be greatly missed.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.