Robert Markey

Robert McBride Markey, 92, died June 14, 2019, in Enumclaw.

Robert McBride Markey, 92, died June 14, 2019, in Enumclaw.

He was born Dec. 5, 1926, in Seattle to Harry and Marian (McBride) Markey. After high school he was drafted into the Navy and served as a coxswain during World War II. An excellent sailor who loved sailing with his family, he attended Washington State University and was a lifelong Cougs fan. He was a published cartoonist, published many books of his poetry which he also illustrated and each year he made his own Christmas cards. Each year he attended his Seattle Prep High School reunion and he was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

He is survived by son Pete Markey (Tammy) of Buckley; sister Mary Linnell; three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Clair and daughter Sarah.

A memorial service is planned for at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Enumclaw with a reception following.

All may share a memory with his family on the tribute wall at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.

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