Memorial Created By
Donald Tormey

Robert Joseph Tormey

October 23, 1948 - December 10, 2021

The Tormey Family has created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Robert J. Tormey. Collecting your stories and memories will give us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Services for Bob are being arranged at this time; please check back...  see more

On Friday, December 10th, 2021, Robert Joseph Tormey, beloved brother, uncle, godfather and friend, died unexpectedly at – in his words – the “older-than-dirt” age of 73. While the news of Bob’s sudden death has crippled the hearts of his surviving seven siblings, we find comfort in knowing that he passed away while doing one of his favorite things on earth: traveling, adding yet another live concert to his already-impressive list of...  see more
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  • Patti Ricci
    Growing up across the street from the Tormey’s, they were more like family than neighbors. Although Bob was a few years older than me, I always knew from a young age that he was a kind soul with a gentle heart. Whenever we chatted, he always intently...  more
  • Eric Tormey
  • Donald Tormey
    • Donald Tormey
      Donald Tormey This is Tim (logged in to Don's account!) I'm the "baby" of the family and while Bob was 16 years older than me, he was my friend as well as my brother. I love him deeply and can't believe he's gone. He was a man I admired (and still do!) for so many...  more
      • December 28, 2021
    • Donald Tormey
      Donald Tormey Still Tim! There's so much more I can say and will at some point in time. For now, Bob, please just know how much I love and miss you. Thank you for everything - knowing you and being your "baby brother" has made me a better man than I'd ever known...  more
      • December 28, 2021
  • Dennis Tormey
  • Jackson Tormey
  • Richard Tormey
    Brother Bob OU’S #1 Fan
    I will always treasure the many trips back to Norman Oklahoma to see you and meet many of your coworkers at the Norman Public Library. We enjoyed countless lunches with them and I would end my trip with you at a OU football...  more
  • James Tormey
  • James Tormey
    My Uncle Bob was one of the most influential forces in my entire life. He guided me in faith, in family and in believing in myself. He was always there for me. Always.

    When I first went into the Air Force Academy, I was anxious and nervous. Uncle Bob...  more