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Robert Bruce Barron
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1947
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1968, Vietnam

Fort Worth, Texas-
Funeral services will be held here Saturday for Robert Bruce Barron, a 21-year-old Navy machine gunner killed when an explosion shattered a river boat in Vietnam.

Services are scheduled for 11 a. m. Saturday in Richland Hills Methodist Church, 7301 Glenview Drive, with burial in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park.

The sailor was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Del Barron. His father is a Fort Worth real estate man and a former county Republican Chairman.

Dallas News
11-21-1968




Barron, a naval gunner's mate, was killed November 11 when his patrol boat either was shelled or struck a mine near the Demilitarized Zone in Vietnam. He had been in Vietnam since June.

A native of Fort Worth, Barron was a graduate of Richland Hills High School. He had been in the Navy about two years.

Survivors: a daughter Miss Barbara Ann Barron of Memphis, Tennessee; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Del Barron of Fort Worth; a brother, Douglas D. Barron of Westover AFB, Mass.; and grandparents, Mrs. O. D. Barbe of Fort Worth and Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Barron of Dallas.

Dallas News
11-22-1968



Father's Name: Del D. Barron
Mother's Name: Elinor Ann Forman
 
 
Burial:
Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park
Colleyville
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Dec 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63300594
Robert Bruce Barron
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Freedom isn't Free, some paid for it
- Tom Reece
 Added: Nov. 20, 2012
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jul. 14, 2012
KIA while serving with DET CUA VIET, NAVSUPACT DANANG, USNAVFORV. May his sacrifice not be forgotten.
- Billy M. Brown
 Added: Sep. 19, 2011
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