Robert Seger Downs Sr.

October 29, 1931July 3, 2014

Robert Seger Downs Sr., age 82, of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2014 at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, under the care of Hospice. Bob was born on October 29, 1931 in Birmingham, Alabama. His family was from Kentucky. He has been a resident of Palm Beach County 80 years. He was the owner of Robert Downs Construction Co. building many homes in Palm Beach County. His favorite things were boating, fishing, hunting, mainly watching nature, summers in North Carolina, being with his beloved family & fun times. Bob became a good gardener & enjoyed feeding & watching birds.

He is survived by his beloved wife Carolyn of 63 years; two sons, Robert Down, Jr. and David Downs; two daughters, Karen Downs, and Nancy (Mark) Davis; seven grandchildren, Rob (Becky) Downs, Kelly (Stuart) Pittman, Mark (Cassie) Downs, Christina Downs, Brandon Downs, Ryan Davis and Michelle Davis; one great-grandchild, Logan Downs; sister-in-laws Bernice Downs, Jackie Downs; brother-in-law James Knox (Frances); many special nieces and nephews; and wonderful friends and neighbors.

Celebration of life will be held Friday, July 11, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3395 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 or charity of choice.

Arrangements under the direction of Howard-Price Funeral Home, North Palm Beach, FL.


  • Celebration of Life Friday, July 11, 2014

Robert Seger Downs Sr.

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March 18, 2015

Dear Carolyn,
Just discovered you lost Bob, the love of your life. So very sorry.
Marcia Meehan Hunt
Rocky Hill, CT 06067

July 11, 2014

Dear Carolyn and Family, We were so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and to your family. Jack and Darleen Reese and family, Crystal River, Fl.

July 8, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with you Carolyn
Love Nola