Robert Milem was born April 24, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee to Percy and Rosetta Milem who both precede him in death. He was baptized at an early age at Springfield Baptist Church in Southaven, Mississippi.
Robert graduated from Hamilton High School in 1963, and was drafted into the United States Army after graduating. After his tour of duty, he relocated to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and later moved to San Diego, California.
Robert was a man who enjoyed family and life. His grandchildren were his world. He departed this life on Monday, May 31, 2021. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Cassandra Milem; siblings Percy Milem, Jr. and Louis Hicks.
He leaves to cherish his memory his 7 kids Brendan and Eileen Wolfe, Toby Wolfe, Tyson Wolfe, William and Lacey Lee, Robert (Tyrese) and Lindsay Milem, Michael and Minerva Milem, and Martin Milem; His 10 grandchildren Tyler and Isabel Wolfe, Mackenzie Wolfe, Logan Wolfe, Tyren Wolfe, De'Vonte Lee, Demari Lee, Zaraya Lee, Saniyah Milem, Mason Milem, and Milan Milem; His two sisters Earnestine Phelps and Elsa Banks and one brother Louis (Bonita) Milem, and a host of nieces, great nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.
"Dear Brother , I know you are happy now you are with your lovely wife.I have been thinking about you all day and night.I think I?m still shocked.You were the best brother ever you loved ? your family .A single father that raised seven boys to become good fathers and husbands I Honor you my brother. Like I always say I Love ?? you and good night ? "
"Dear Brother ,I have a lifetime of memories I will always hold dear to my heart ?? I?m so happy that You were my brother.I remember when we kids playin in the park until dawn. I remember you made all A?s throughout school and was very poplar so you thought
you had it going on but you didn?t ( Lol) Lots Of Love ) I was always so proud of you.I will miss you saying I love sis every time after our hours of conversations.You loved ? your family and the best husband and father ever. Your sisters and brothers will forever ?? you .Your nephews and nieces love their uncle Robert.Life goes on after death but, you will forever live within me.I don?t know about death but, I hope you see mama and daddy and Percy and y?all can stay together if you be so blessed to see them tell them I miss them so much. Ok brother like I always say before I hang up ???. I love ?? you brother
"I only have good Memories with Papa. I will truly miss our conversations about family, school, news, your younger years and life experience. I will forever hold on to your advice when it came to my boys , you taught me patience is key and that things will fall into place. Thank you for welcoming me with open arms and always being so understanding and giving. My boys loved you so much and would smile so bright when they knew we were going to papas house. Most importantly Thank you for molding Mike to be the best he can and for showing him the importance of family , I see so many of your characteristics in him. You were one of a kind and we will miss you dearly. RIP Papa ?? "
"Pops was the best Dad. You always knew he loved you. He always made me feel confident, safe, protected and loved. When things were not going well, I could always rely on the words of my dad to keep me centered and balanced. He never failed us. NEVER. I LOVE YOU DAD. "
"One name. LuGantha. Dad always had jokes and sayings that kept us laughing. LuGantha was all our crushes and all of our first girlfriend according to Pops, she loved all of us and was always looking for us."