Robert “Robi” Walter Truel, 52, of Summerville, passed away December 13, 2012. Born in Navato, CA, he was the son of Lee Truel and Josephine Branham and husband to Tammy Roland Truel.
Mr. Truel worked as an ER/Critical Care Nurse for many years at Trident Medical Center and Baker Hospital. He was awarded the Person of the Year by the Summerville JC’s. Robi was an avid Carolina Gamecocks fan and loved watching them play with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Tammy Roland Truel of the home; daughter, Hayley Truel of the home; father, Lee Truel of Camden and Josephine Branham of Camden; three brothers, Darren Truel, Michael Truel and Kirk Truel; two sisters, Alicia Watkins and Helen Trackett. Robi is also survived by eighteen nieces and nephews and many friends.
A celebration of Robi’s life will be held Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in Wateree Baptist Church, 2024 Haile Street Camden, SC.
The family asks that friends and family bring a unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots in memory of Robi. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation, 804 W. Diamond Ave, Suite 210, Gaithersburg, MD 20878.