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Robert Donald Nesbit, 66, of Welcome, died Aug. 6, 2010 at ChristusDubuis Hospital in Bryan.

The family received friends and relatives at Memorial Oaks Chapel beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010, with a memorial service following at 2 p.m. .

A celebration of life followed at the Welcome Store.

Robert was born on Nov. 8, 1943 in Deposit, N.Y. to George Nesbit and Marion (Orth) Nesbit. 

On Dec. 11, 1971 in Afton, N.Y., he was married to Andrea Davey. 

He was a carpenter by trade and always had a project in the works, for himself or others. 

Bob loved spending time with his family and treasured being with his grandchildren and playing with them. Before his illness, he also loved hunting and spending time outdoors.

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Andrea Nesbit of Welcome, daughters and son-in-law, Alicia and Chad Eckermann of New Ulm, and Michele Nesbit of Scranton, Penn., and son, Michael Nesbit of Old Forge, N.Y. Also survived by grandchildren, Andrea (Andie) Eckermann and Case Eckermann, sister-in-law Maria Nesbit of Cordova, Tenn., sisters and brothers-in-law, Charlene and Robert Barron of Zebulon, N.C., and Cheryl Tiffany and Buddy Adcock of Dahlonega, Ga., as well as several nephews and a niece.

He was preceded in death by his mother and brother, Richard Nesbit. 

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 W. Main, Brenham, (979) 836-4564.  To view the obituary on line or post a tribute to the family visit

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