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Robert Eugene Luce

Obituary for Robert Eugene Luce

January 28, 1933 - September 26, 2018
Austin, Texas | Age 85

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Bob Luce passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Bob was born on the family farm in Milam County, Texas on January 28, 1933 to Hubbard Luce and Nellie Stoval Luce. Bob and his mother moved to Austin when he was 8 yrs. old after the death of his father.

He was married to Wanda Kay Cloer of Austin in April 1949. He is survived by his wife Kay, son Jon Luce and wife Beverly, daughter Cheri Mihnovets and husband Nick, 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and 8 brothers and sisters.

Bob was a decorated firefighter with the Austin Fire Dept. from 1954 until 1963 when he opened Bob Luce Motors, the local Jeep and Renault dealership. Bob sold the car dealership in 1971 and embarked on a career of developing real estate in the Austin area. After his retirement, he enjoyed nothing more than tending to the family farm in Gause, Texas, where he had a magnificent vegetable garden. He was a great husband to his wife Kay for more than 69 years. Bob was a leader and teacher and a giver. Bob was a self-taught business man that shared his work ethic and know-how to his children and their children. He was a role model and a hero to his family and his community, throughout Texas and beyond. Anyone that knew Bob, knew that he was one of a kind.

Services will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Austin Memorial Park.

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3125 N Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78705
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