Robert Bruce Thibaudeau

  • Born: December 15, 1942
  • Died: February 8, 2020
  • Location: Charleston, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Downtown Chapel

232 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Tel. (843) 723.2524

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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Robert Bruce Thibaudeau, 77, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Katharine Anne Thibaudeau, entered into eternal rest Saturday, February 8, 2020. His funeral service will be held Friday, February 14, 2020 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Interment, Beaufort National Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday in the Downtown Chapel from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Robert was born December 15, 1942 in Buffalo, New York, son of the late John J. Thibaudeau and Jane Bolender Thibaudeau. He served in the USAF as a Fighter Pilot and then went on to work at Dupont where he retired as a Mechanical Engineer. Robert was a life member of American Legion Post 147, Fleet Reserve and the VFW. He was also a member of James Island Yacht Club, the American Classic Boat Society, and a former member of the Jersey Speed Skiff Association. Robert attended the Church of the Nativity Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Katharine; six children: Bobby, Robin, Johna, Emily, Sarah and Kate; and seven grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Church of the Nativity Catholic Church, 1601 Folly Road, Charleston, SC 29412.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Mark and I are so sorry for your loss!! Bob was really something! We enjoyed him so much when we had the opportunity to get together! He was an enthusiastic supporter of wooden boats and loved that he love to share the experience of the antique and classic boats with all!! Mark will never forget his trip with Bob on the ole Charmer!! Bob leaves such a great memory in our lives!! Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you Kane and the family!

Posted by Mark and Sherry Bayne - Wilmington, NC - Friend   February 13, 2020

My heart is still reeling...we ( Bobs marine industry friends) are stunned and so at a loss. Such a wonderful soul. A huge void that will never be filled. Prayers to his lovely wife and children.Heartbroken.

Posted by Peter Kohn - Mt.Pleasant   February 12, 2020

Love & prayers to each of you.

Posted by SHEREE PITTMAN - LENOIR CITY, TN   February 12, 2020

Praying got gives you peace and understanding.

Carol and Andy Beckwith
James Island

Posted by A friend   February 12, 2020

To the Thibaudeau family,
We are very sorry to hear of your loss.We hope your memories comfort you through these difficult times.All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.God Bless.

Posted by Jimmy & Patty Hayes - Edisto Island, SC   February 12, 2020

Bette and I send our sympathy and prayers to K'anne, Emily, Sarah, Kate and Family in your loss of Bob. He was a true Friend from the time he moved to James Island. He will be missed by All.

Posted by Jimmy and Bette Kimbrell - James Island, SC - Friend   February 12, 2020

My deapest sympathy and prayers to Kanne and daughters. Bob was a good friend that I was privileged to know and share work experience and jobs. I never will forget him.

Posted by Peter Copleston - Charleston, SC - Friend   February 11, 2020

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