Robert Lee Symes, age 77, passed away peacefully on, Nov. 29, 2022, at his home in Yukon, Oklahoma. He was born on Sept. 3, 1945, in Oklahoma City.
In 1969 he founded his own trucking and excavating company, ‘Robert L Symes Trucking,’ which he successfully ran for 51 years, alongside his wife.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Patricia Symes; their daughters, Susan (Symes) and Shayne Russell, Cindy Symes and Berl Everhartt and Brenda (Symes) and Craig Smith; grandchildren, Crystal Symes, Shannon Russell, Brandon Smith, Andrew Symes, and Kayla and Haven Smith; and seven sisters.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Lola Symes; three sisters; one brother; and granddaughter, Bailey Smith.
Viewing will be held from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3 at
Canadian County Cowboy Church in Yukon, with interment following at the Yukon Cemetery.
Online condolences may be signed at www.yandafuneral.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Yukon, Oklahoma.