Robert is the supportive father of Ray. Wishing for him to get a real job like Ray's brother Michael, who went into the military and died in combat. Ray later had lost his job and told his family. Robert suggests once again for Ray to go for a better career now. However Ray later has to go.
Later Robert arrives home and sees Ray's injuries. Unaware of his career as a superhero, he buys the excuse that Ray had been playing with his other employees. Feeling proud of him before Ray takes off again.