Obituary

Robert James Haney

Robert HaneyRobert James Haney of Round Rock passed away on Valentine's Day at the age of 51 with his wife by his side, after a courageous battle with colon cancer.

He was born to Henry and Jean Haney of Austin on September 2, 1953, in Chlesea, Massachusetts. He lived in the Austin area most of his life. As the owner of Oldies But Goodies, he brought joy to others by sharing his love of coin-operated amusements. He never met a stranger and had a friend on every corner. He was loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife, Brandy; son, Brandon and wife Malinda; son, Bryan; his wife Grace; David Haney and wife Josie. also surviving him are numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and hundreds of friends.

A celebration of Robert's life will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday February 19, 2005, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 1705 Gattis School Rd. in Round Rock, with Reverend Nancy Reeves officiating. The church is located across the street from The Clay madsen Recreation Center. Robert and Brandy want to thank all the special angels who helped them through this journey, including the doctors, nurses and staff at NAMC-ADC. Seton Northwest Hospital, Austin Cancer Center and Lonestar Oncology.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to University Federal Credit Union-Brandy and Robert Haney's special savings account, P.O. Box 9350, Austin, TX 78766. This account has been set up to offset insurmountable medical expenses and to purchase a live oak tree to be planted at Grace Presbyterian Church in Robert's memory. Robert wants you to remember when you need direction in life, the answer is, "Straight Ahead!"

 

Published in Austin American-Statesman on February 18, 2005

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