Robert Henri Sappey
Robert Henri Sappey
  • August 10, 1927 - December 8, 2017
  • Winston Salem, North Carolina

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Robert Henri Sappey was born August 10th, 1927 in New Rochelle, New York. He died on December 8th, 2017 at Salemtowne, Winston Salem, North Carolina. He was 90 years old.
Mr. Sappey served in the United States Navy on the Battleship USS Iowa in World War II. Following his service, Bob enrolled at Boston University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He earned the General Electric Management Training Certificate and worked for several corporations in his field of Accounting and Finance. Bob loved his family, learning, helping others and his garden.
Mr. Sappey was predeceased by his mother, Ida, father, Henri Joseph and his beloved sister Marilyn. The surviving members of his family are his wife of 63 years, Sally Ann, brother-in-law Leigh Safford and four children; Leigh Ann Hallberg and husband Paul Bright, Robert Kamph Sappey and wife Melissa, Andrew David Sappey and wife Collette, Jonathan Truman Sappey and wife Christina. He had ten Grandchildren; Simon Leigh, Jennifer Ann, Alestin Joan, Katherine Leigh, Margaret Kamph, Ben Andrew, Emma Michelle, Julia Edwards, Truman James and Henry Maelwyn. He also had four great grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Sappey will be held on Saturday, December 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the Saal at Salemtowne. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Resident Assistance Endowment Fund at Salemtowne or to the music program at Mount Tabor United Methodist Church in Winston Salem.