Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Robert is the son of the late Charles and Marion Pleasant. He spent his youth in West Virginia and his mature years mainly in Pensacola, Florida. He helped plant an Apostles Anglican Church in Pace, Florida.
He is survived by his wife, Dr. Helen Hunt Mills; children, Michael Pleasant, Monica Pleasant, and Mallory Chattapadyha (Subratha) all who live in the Cincinnati, OH area; brother, Larry Pleasant (Debra) of Lakeland, FL; 8 grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, step children Jason Mills of Johnson City, TN and Megan Herndon (Jeff) of Chattanooga, TN and one step granddaughter.
A Celebration of Life will be led by Rev. Jane Taylor on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church, 900 Spring Street, Johnson City, TN. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 pm. Plans for internment are incomplete.
In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Building Fund of First United Methodist Church.
Mountain Empire Cremation and Burial Services 125 East Jackson Blvd., Jonesborough, TN, 37659 is honored to serve the Pleasant family. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.mtnempirecbs.com . This obituary was lovingly written by Robert’s family.