Robert George Botha, 81, of Daytona Beach, FL, passed away on December 3, 2015 at his residence. Robert was born on July 20, 1934 in Bridgeport, CT to the late George Albert and Dorothy (Vecsey) Botha. He proudly served in the United States Navy and was a Korean War Veteran. Robert retired from Bridgeport Machines, where he worked as a Machinist, and he loved fishing and woodworking. Robert loved the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays because he was always surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, whom he married in 1955, Lorraine Gloria Botha. Additional survivors include his 2 sons, Robert (Jeanette) Botha, and Thomas Botha; his 5 five grandchildren, Bobby Botha, Christopher Botha, Cody Botha, Laura Botha, and Arthur Botha; his great daughter Ava Botha; his brother and sister-in-law, Phyllis and Andrew Gullberg; and several nieces and nephews. He will be sadly missed by his loving family. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Christ Community Church, 329 N. Williamson Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114. Memorial donations may be made in memory of Robert to the VITAS Healthcare, 2381 Mason Ave., Suite 100, Daytona Beach, FL 32117, or to the American Cancer Society, 1737 N. Clyde Morris Blvd., Suite 140, Daytona Beach, FL 32117. Arrangements are under the care and trust of Baldwin Brothers Funerals and Cremations.