Robert Wade Fleming Jr., 59, departed to his heavenly home on November 7, 2017 after a valiant 30-day battle with cancer. His devotion to his family and faith in the Lord strengthened him throughout his battle and ultimately gave him peace.
Pastor Tim Webb will officiate a 2:00 p.m. service in the Mausoleum Chapel at Waco Memorial Park, 6623 South Interstate 35, Waco, TX, 76706 interment will follow, Tuesday, November 14, 2017. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Champion Fellowship Church, 1801 South Market Street, Brenham, TX 77833.
Robert was born to the late Robert W. Fleming and Jolene Fleming on November 6, 1958 in Hot Springs, Arkansas. He was devoted to his family, church, and community. He served his nation honorably as an officer in the United States Army and was a proud veteran of Operation Desert Storm. He also served his local community as a city council member and Mayor Pro–Tem in Hewitt, TX. He was an educator at heart and had a passion for leading young adults and children. He served in his local communities across Arkansas and Texas. He was a teacher and principal for 28 years in Waco, West and Brenham. He humbly dedicated the final year of his life as an elder at Champion Fellowship Church in Brenham, TX where he was dearly loved and supported by his church family and Celebrate Recovery Ministry.
Robert is survived by the love of his life, Martha Fleming, of 32 years and children, Pete Fleming of Gulf Shores, Alabama, Jennifer McCollum (and husband Cody) of Copperas Cove, TX, Victoria Monroe (and husband Michael) of League City, TX, Calvin Green and daughter Saylor of Tampa, Florida, and His precious grandson, Austin Fleming. He is also survived and loved by his mother, Jolene Fleming of Hot Springs, AR and his sister Gaye Sink, (life partner Ronnie Rowland) and many family members in AR and TX.