Robert L. Widgeon, 83, loving grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed

Robert L. Widgeon, 83, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. Robert was born in Virginia Beach, the son of the late Curtis and Atla Widgeon.

He attended high school in Virginia Beach, where he played football; a passion that was never lost, he always loved watching football. During and after high school, he worked on the family farm, eventually taking over the entire operation. Not a day went by that he did not wake up at 5 a.m. and put himself to work. He also worked at the Ford plant, where he enjoyed working on trucks, tractors and buildings. He was a loving grandfather and friend who will be deeply missed.

Left to cherish his memory is his granddaughter, Emily Widgeon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert Lee Widgeon Jr.; and brothers and sister.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 31, at H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts., Laskin Road Chapel. A graveside funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, at Rosewood Memorial Park, 631 N. Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach.

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