Robert Foster Corthell, Jr., 66, of Spring Hill, FL died Friday, January 21, 2011 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. Mr. Corthell was born in Ellworth, ME and came to this area four years ago from Hudson. Previously, he had lived in Germany. He was retired from the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Viet Nam War. He loved the military and was a past post commander of VFW Post #8681. He was an avid reader and Protestant.
Survivors include his wife, Edith of Spring Hill, FL; five daughters, Jane Marie Harper of Spring Hill, Patricia Anne Papageorge of Spring Hill, Carol Lu Taylor of Brooksville, Debora Lisa Gebhardt of Spring Hill, and Tammy Lynn D'Angelo of Spring Hill; his mother, Norma M. (and step-father, Charles H.) King of Hudson, FL; his brother, David Corthell of Georgia; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Inurnment with military honors will be held at Florida National Cemetery at 10am, February 2, 2011 followed by a memorial service at noon at VFW Post 8681 in Shady Hills, Florida FL.
Turner Funeral Home Spring Hill, Florida in charge
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Edith Heuler Corthell
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