Robert Edwin Van Cleaf, Jr.

Robert Edwin Van Cleaf, Jr. “Bob”, 78 passed away on April 12, 2024, in Webster, Texas. He was born on May 18, 1945, in Baltimore, Maryland to Rev. Robert Edwin Van Cleaf and Myrtle Elizabeth Mason Van Cleaf. Bob is survived by: daughters, Jeanette Yod Spencer and Mary Elizabeth Montgomery; sons, Boontom Lee “Tommy” Sigun and Harry Dykis Van Cleaf, grandchildren, Samantha Chanda Sigun, Megan Sue Sigun, Faith Rose Van Cleaf, Elizabeth Jeanette Montgomery, Maddison Grace Van Cleaf, Abigail Yod Martinez, Julia Paige Montgomery, Melissa Boon Lai Martinez, Addison Michelle Montgomery, Jane Suliem Martinez, and Sophie Michelle Griffin; great grandchildren, Payton Danielle Sigun, Jaedyn Brielle Perez, Easton Luke Sigun, and Boontom “Tommy” Scott Makin, and numerous family members and friends.

When his nation called, he answered by joining the Army. He earned a bachelor’s in theology. Bob worked as Private Security for Pinkerton which then became Securitas.  He had a passion for religion, family and baseball and loved to watch the news, read books, go to the library, and feed his curiosity in extraterrestrial life.

A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 9 am at Crowder Funeral Home of Webster, 111 E Medical Center Blvd, Webster, Texas, 77598. In lieu of flowers those wishing to make a memorial donation in Bob’s memory may do so by donating books to their local public library.


  1. Hey, Grandpa I really miss you and think about you a lot, I know you must be enjoying your time now thankfully that you’ve stopped hurting a bit I hope you’re doing well and you’ve really helped me a lot, you’ve helped me view the world differently and taught me soo many things that I am grateful for. I will live up to your expectations and your ideas you are a part of me. I will always love you grandpa thank you, and I love you so much.

    Jane Martinez
    • I love this so much 🤍

      Samantha Sigun
  2. Grandpa, I miss you so much, I really wish I made time to go see you. I often sit and think of how grateful I am to have had you in my life. You excepted me as your own and showed me even though I felt alone I always had you to turn too. You truly did help mold me in to a nicer person. I love and will always remember the impact that you had on me and everyone your just an amazing person. Love you so much grandpa


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