Robey and his wife Gail, married 55 years, moved to Jacksonville in 2001. He retired from Del Monte Foods after a 37 year career in 2005. They have 2 grown children, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Robey became a Hart Felt volunteer in 2009 and joined the board in 2014. Robey and Gail are active members of Chets Creek Church.