He graduated from Sapulpa High.
He was the faculty member that has served the longest at Oral Roberts University, as of May 7, 2009. Voight, who served 41 years, was followed by Howard M. Ervin, who served 40 years on the faculty. Doctor Robert Guy Voight .. presented with faculty emeritus award by Interim President Doctor Ralph Fagin.. during the ceremony.
Doctor Voight, currently the director of Faculty Records, began teaching at ORU in the 1960s.
Academic In 1941 he was ordained and started his 67 years of Ministry with revivals and speaking engagements. He led a church in Siloam Springs, Arkansas for 5 years until 1959 and then moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma where he was pastor at Central Assembly of God Church at 5th and Peoria.
Robert earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from John Brown University, Suma Cumae Laud. He earned his Master of Arts Degree from University of Arkansas and his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Arkansas.
In 1967 he was invited to join Oral Roberts University.
He was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Epsilon Delta Honors Societies. Foreign 25 years he taught Oral Robert"s course "Holy Spirit in the Now". He had a single message that he continued to share with his sixteen thousand plus students, "God loves you." Upon retirement in May 2008, Oral Roberts University honored Doctor Robert Voight with Professor Emeritus Standing.
Voight died of a bladder cancer on May 26, 2008 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at the age of 87.
He was buried on May 29, 2008 in Green Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Sapulpa, Oklahoma.