Robert and his wife were married June 28, 1968. They have a daughter, Leigh Anne, who is married to James Roberts, who have one son, Andrew. Robert’s son, Timothy and his wife Christine have two sons, Justice and Jayden.
He worked at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens as a horticulturist and with the Chrysler Museum as Assistant Curator of Fine Arts. After moving to Williamsburg, he worked for Colonial Williamsburg for thirty-five years and retired as Director of Landscape Services.
Currently, he is a Minister of Visitation for Kings Way Church and a Funeral Assistant with Bucktrout Funeral Home.