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 Robert Emmett Claiborne

Robert Emmett Claiborne

Birth
Mountain Home, Baxter County, Arkansas, USA
Death 5 May 2001 (aged 92)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Black Canyon City, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 42589150 · View Source
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Arizona Republic (Phoenix, AZ)
Thursday, May 10, 2001, p. B6
R. Emmett Claiborne, passed away May 5, after suffering from a fall April 4. He was born in Mt. Home, Ark. on Nov. 1, 1908. The family moved to Idaho when he was 4 yrs old. He attended grade school in Eden, ID. and graduated from High School at Jerome, ID. He came to AZ. in the fall of 1931 and being a farmer at heart started growing yams & watermelons in the Phoenix area. Sept. 22, 1934 he married Helen Gallmeyer at Zion Lutheran Church, Phoenix. Emmett was called into the service July 1943 and served in the South Pacific returning home in Nov. 1945. In 1948 he purchased the Ace Refinishing Service refinishing appliances and worked there until retirement in June 1948. Emmett and Helen adopted a son, Alan age 3 mo. Alan passed away in 1992. In 1971 Emmett and Helen moved to Black Canyon City, AZ. and he became a member of Grace Luth Church and was also a member of the Braggin Rock Club.
Services will be held at Grace Luth Church on Fri. May 11th at 2 PM, in Black Canyon City.
He is survived by his wife, Helen. Brothers Glen, Earl, Haden. Sister; Ruth all of Idaho & Sister; Ruby of Nevada. Proceded (sic) in death by his brother Ray, Daughter-in-law Donna Claiborne. Grandsons; Ian, Amos, Jacob and their mother Sherrie. 2 great grandsons.
Memorials may be sent to Grace Luth Church or Ambulance fund of B.B.C.
[Source: Newspapers.com]


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Robert Emmett Claiborne
Tec 4 U.S. Army
World War II
Nov 1, 1908 May 5, 2001


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  • Created by: Pat R
  • Added: 1 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42589150
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Emmett Claiborne (1 Nov 1908–5 May 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42589150, citing Black Canyon City Memorial Park, Black Canyon City, Yavapai County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Pat R (contributor 46977706) .