Nist, Robert J., 93, of Trinity passed away on January 31, 2019. He is survived by daughters Joyce Casto (Trinity, FL), Sue Meyers (Eastlake, OH) and Judy Born (Columbus, OH); daughter-in-law Ellen Nist (Zanesville, OH); six grandchildren,11 great grandchildren, one great-great grandson and a sister, Emma Lou Kraft. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of more than 64 years, Ruth Marie, and beloved son, Robert Albert. Bob left an impression everywhere he went and will be remembered for his bright smile, quick wit and joking personality. He was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He is a 1946 graduate of Cornell University and was committee chairman of his 70th class reunion. Bob served in the U.S. Navy (LTjg) during WWII and the Korean War. He was a proud member of the â€œTin Can Sailorsâ€ having been assigned to the USS Montpelier, USS Beatty and USS Melvin. He later became a machine engineer and was active in the United States Power Squadron, achieving the rank of Commander. His civilian career moved he and his family from Pennsylvania to Connecticut then to Ohio. Bob â€œretiredâ€ in 1980 and re-located to Florida where he earned his real estate license and general contractors license. Bob was also a tax preparation volunteer for AARP/United Way and a proud member of the Florida Naval Sailors Association and American Legion. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and enjoyed attending Tampa Bay Rays baseball games. Bob was cherished by everyone whose lives he touched and his smile and sense of humor will be missed by all. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 5th from 5:00pm â€“ 7:00pm at Dobies Funeral Home Chapel, 8825 Old CR 54 in New Port Richey, FL. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, February 6th at 11:00am at St. Ignatius of Antioch Catholic Church; 715 E. Orange Street, Tarpon Springs, FL.