|Birth: ||Jul. 18, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 30, 1941|
San Bernardino County
Pfc. Robert Enyeart was the second son of Bruce Stevens & Wanda Beatrice (Sims) Enyeart. After spending early childhood on a farm in Michigan, the family moved to Toledo.
Bobby was athletic, playing both basketball and football. He graduated from Libby High School in Toledo, Ohio, in 1939, and moved with his mother and brothers to Columbus, Ohio.
At the outbreak of World War Two, he enlisted at Columbus, and gave his life serving in the Army Air Force, 33rd Bombardment Squadron. This squadron was activated at Patterson Field, Dayton, Ohio (now Wright-Patterson Air Force Base)in February 1940.
After Pearl Harbor, it was transferred to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base) in California in December 1941 to run anti-submarine patrols.
Pfc Robert Enyeart was crew chief on the B-26 40-1475, which went down crossing Cajon Pass, California, striking Keller Peak in low visibility with the loss of its full complement of eight crew and one passenger.
According to the Columbus Dispatch, Robert was the city's first World War II casualty. He was twenty years old. He was survived by his parents and two brothers.
Bruce Stevens Enyeart (1897 - 1977)
Wanda Beatrice Sims Thompson (1898 - 1957)
James Wiley Enyeart (1920 - 1970)*
Robert Maurice Enyeart (1921 - 1941)
Duane B Enyeart (1924 - 1972)*
Plot: Old Cemetery, Section 62, Lot 42, space 3
Created by: Dave Davisson
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58756942