ROBERT Farley is the late father of Caleb Farley, an American football cornerback for the Tennessee Titans.
Here’s everything you need to know about the NFL star’s father.
Who was Robert Farley?
Robert is the late father of NFL star Caleb Farley.
He was married to high school friend Robin, whom he met while attending Maiden High School.
They tied the knot in 1987 and were married for 30 years before Robin’s death.
Robert told NFL.Com how he knew When he was young, Caleb was destined for greatness.
“He wasn’t even two or three years old when I told my wife that he was determined to make a mark in some way,” Robert said.
“I told her I hoped it would be more positive than negative, but I knew he would make a mark on this world in some way. And it wouldn’t be small marks.”
“He would be known.”
When did Robert Farley die?
Robert died in a house explosion on August 29, 2023, resulting in the collapse of the North Carolina property.
According to reports, the explosion happened just before midnight and one other person was injured.
Robert was found when the crew were searching through the rubble of the building.
Neighbors told Queen City News they smelled a strong odor of gas and heard a loud explosion shortly after.
“A loud bang, about five minutes to midnight,” neighbor Clay Wild, who was walking, told the outlet.
“A beautiful house, in every way, I can’t believe it.”
Caleb told WCNC TV that he was in Nashville when a neighbor called and explained the situation to him.
Authorities have not yet given an official cause for the blast as an investigation is ongoing.
What did Caleb Farley say about his father?
On August 27, 2023, Caleb posted a video of himself burying his father just days after a tragic explosion.
In his Instagram Story, the NFL player was seen shoveling dirt on his father’s grave.
“I see you on the other side, Pops, love you 4L, enjoy the Lord and the universe,” the cornerback said.