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Col Glenn Larry Robertson

Col Glenn Larry Robertson

Birth
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 21 Jul 2015 (aged 81)
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Keithville, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Garden 3, site 66 (3 66). Interment July 24, 2015.
Memorial ID 149689014 · View Source
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Colonel Glenn "Larry" Robertson (Ret)
June 18, 1934 - July 21, 2015

Shreveport – Funeral services for Larry will be 12:30 PM, Friday, July 24, 2015 at Boone Funeral Home-Shreveport. Interment will follow at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Keithville, LA. The family will receive guests one hour prior to service time.

Larry sadly passed away on July 21, 2015. Born in Oklahoma City, OK, he proudly served his country in the US Air Force as a pilot. Before joining the USAF, he met and married the love of his life, Margaret, while attending Oklahoma State University. Larry and Margaret enjoyed 24 years of seeing and experiencing the world throughout his military career. His favorite aircraft was the Douglas A-1 Skyraider. After retirement, he enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and visiting with friends. He will be remembered for his kind heart, brilliant smile, and the loving care he gave his family, friends, and neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Margaret; daughter, Linda Robinson, Jonathan Solberg; son, Glenn Robertson, Jr. and wife Amy; four grandchildren, Ashley, Dylan, Logan, and Katelyn; one great-grandchild, Izabel; sister, Gayle Schafer and husband James; niece, Kelly; nephew, Mark; special cousin, Tom and Phyllis Mamie and Karen Sue Harding.

Honorary pallbearers will be Col. Steve dePyssler, (Ret), Col. Jim Dillingham, (Ret), Col. Jim Kendell, (Ret), Lt Col. Tony Wolf, (Ret) the late Col. Jack Lee, (Ret), the late Col. Frank McArdel, (Ret), known as the “Lunch Bunch”, and his special friend, Al Lyons. Larry will be greatly missed by everyone that had the privilege of knowing him. Rest in peace my friend.

Boone Funeral Home-Shreveport
3903 Meriwether Road
Shreveport, LA, US, 71109
info@boonefh.com
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Col - Colonel (O-6) US Air Force, Vietnam veteran awarded the Silver Star medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, and Air Medal.


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  • Created by: JB BERRY
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149689014
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Glenn Larry Robertson (18 Jun 1934–21 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149689014, citing Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Keithville, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by JB BERRY (contributor 47068852) .