Obituary: Robert William Kingston
Robert William Kingston
1950 – 2019
Robert William Kingston, 68, of Breckenridge, Colorado, since 2005 passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. He was born on Sept. 19, 1950, in Staten Island, New York, to Thomas Paul and Marguerite Anne Kingston. He married Patricia Leslie Kingston on September 2, 1972 in Williamson, New York.
Robert received his Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1972 and his Masters in Business Administration from Boston University in 1976. He worked in nuclear engineering for Stone & Webster in Boston, Massachusetts, from 1972 to 1975 and worked in design and consulting for IBM from 1977 to 2005. From 2006 to 2018, he owned and operated his own company, Re-Align Technology, that specialized in solar-thermal design and consulting. Robert donated a solar-thermal system to the Keystone Science School in 2009 and was a member of the Solar Energy Society, Delta Tau Delta and AOPA. He enjoyed skiing, hiking, golf, rafting, small plane flying, water skiing and fly fishing.
Robert is survived by his spouse Patricia of Breckenridge; daughter Jessica Kingston of Breckenridge; son David Kingston of Breckenridge; brother Thomas Kingston and wife Lana of Kennebunkport, Maine; sister Marguerite Ann Kingston of Staten Island, New York, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A rosary service will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 109 S. French St., Breckenridge, CO, and will be followed immediately by a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial. A reception will follow the services at 129 Powder Ridge Drive, Breckenridge, CO. Flowers may be purchased from Garden of Eden flowers, 970-668-4466, or contributions may be made to Rocky Mountain Cancer Center in Lakewood, 303-430-2700, or to Red, White & Blue in Breckenridge, 970-453-2474. Please visit Robert’s online memorial at KentFuneralHomes.com to leave a condolence or remembrance for his family.
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