June 8, 1942-December 21, 2017
Robert was called from this life on December 21, 2017, at his home in San Antonio. He was born on June 8, 1942 to Claudine Wilma Howard Weyel and Robert Edward Weyel, Sr., in San Antonio, Texas. He married Peggy Ann James in 1969.
He graduated from Central Catholic High School and attended San Antonio College. He worked for Martin Bauml Plumbing Company, then was accepted into the apprenticeship program of Plumbers and Pipefitter UA Local 142 and worked as a pipefitter-welder for 33 years. Robert was employed by Todd-Ford and A.J. Monier and other mechanical contractors. For them he worked on San Antonio area projects in the 1970s through the 1990s including at Kelly AFB and Lackland AFB, UTSA, USAA, City of San Antonio, and most of the hospitals in our area.
In retirement he enjoyed keeping records of birds for his own enjoyment and for Cornell University’s Laboratory of Ornithology; trying out old and new fishing gear around Rockport, Port Aransas, and Corpus Christi; sharing his Dutch oven cooking skills with his wife and friends; being in the outdoors; and walking and traveling with his dog, Patty, from Animal Defense League.
The Mass of the Resurrection was held on December 28 at 11 am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Interment followed at San Fernando Cemetery #2.