Robert Earl Sterling, Sr.

July 13, 1923, March 27, 2018

Robert Sterling, Sr.

Robert Earl Sterling, Sr., 94, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018. He was born on July 13, 1923, in Beaumont, to Molly Goff and Murphy Foster Sterling. Robert was a United States Navy veteran. He retired from Unocal after thirty-four years of employment and spent time during retirement traveling with his wife and friends all over the United States.

Robert enjoyed gardening vegetables and working in the flower beds. He looked forward to Sundays for family coming over to eat BBQ and ice cream. Robert was an avid fan of the Astros and Jay Bruce.

He is survived by his wife of seventy years, Lillie Mae Sterling; children, Peggy Scarborough and her husband, Ronnie; Robert Sterling Jr.; Kathy Callahan and her husband, John; and Jackie Sterling and Sean Finn; grandchildren, Carrie Kinnard and her husband, Keith; Stacie Feller and her husband, Scott; Marcie Rogers and her husband, Adam; Aaron Sterling; Raegan Sterling and his wife, Jennifer; Tessa Shuff and her husband, Stephen; Jon Reyes; Traci Carter and her husband, Dwight; Phillip Reyes and Kacy Rugg; and Madeline Finn; great-grandchildren, Kayla Kinnard, Hanna McMahan, Hailey McMahan, Andrew Feller, Abby Feller, Timothy McMahan, Kimberley Somers and her husband, Alec; Joshua McMahan and his wife, Meagan; Parker Rogers, Tyler Rogers, Ayden Sterling, Tatum Sterling, Ian Sterling, Rowan Reyes, Bowman Carter, Gia Carter; and baby Shuff on the way; great-great-grandchildren, Logan Somers; baby Somers and baby McMahan on the way; and brothers, Demp Sterling, Tootie Sterling, Roland Sterling, and James Sterling.

Robert is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Gloria Merendino and Betty Cone.; and brother, M.F. Sterling.

A gathering of Mr. Sterling’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., with his Rosary recited at 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 30, 2018, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, March 30, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Friday, March 30, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Major Dr.
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Saturday, March 31, 2018
10:00 a.m
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (5)

  • NL

    23 June 2018 at 21:05 | #

    My sincere condolences to the family at this difficult time. May you all seek God for comfort, peace, strength and support (2 Cor 1:3).


  • Stacy Bernard ( Frank Bernard, Jr. )

    29 March 2018 at 16:23 | #

    Kathy, sorry to hear of your fathers passing. My condolences to you and your family. Frank and his parents often spoke of your family. May he rest in Eternal Peace.


    • Byrd and Kathy Callahan

      31 March 2018 at 11:41 | #

      Thank you so. much Stacy


  • Dennis Anger

    29 March 2018 at 01:20 | #

    Our deepest condolences to you and your family at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


  • Aline (Haas) Broussard

    27 March 2018 at 22:49 | #

    Mrs. Sterling and Jackie and family,
    Paul let me know about your loss , we were just talking about him when I was in the office a few weeks ago. I know he had a wonderful full life and will be missed my everyone who knew and loved him. I know mrs. Sterling will miss him very much, they had such and wonderful long marriage together. Such a Blessing.
    My Deepest Sympathy,
    Aline Haas Broussard


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