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Robert Russell Town - Class Of 1968 VIEW PROFILE

Robert Russell Town


Information from Delos E. Buster Coen 01/07/2021 

Deceased Classmate: Robert Russel Town Class of 1968
Obituary Link: Welsheimer Funeral Home
Date Of Birth: Oct-08-1949
Date Deceased: Aug-01-1974
Age at Death: 24
Cause of Death: Air Crash 4 miles N.E. of Antwerp Ohio
Classmate City: Fort Wayne
Classmate State: IN
Classmate Country: USA
Survived By: Parents: Forbs R. & Dorthy of South Bend Wife: Patricia (Smudzinski) Town Brother: John Town Sisters :Mrs Carol Nelson of St. Joseph MI Mrs Sharon Gebo of South Bend IN Mrs Sue Beedle of Dallas TX

Bob graduated from Central H.S. 1968 Married Patricia Smudzinski Aug 31, 1969 Graduated from Purdue University in May of 1974 with a degree in professional pilot technology and also had a degree from Vincennes University. Bob was a pilot for Aleghany Airlines while in school. At the time of the crash he was working for Executive Aviation and returning from home in Ft. Wayne from delivery in Detroit. The crash occurred at 7:15am but was not located until 9:45pm. He had moved to Ft. Wayne 1 month before the crash. Bob was a great guy and a good friend, all through Madison Jr. High and Central H.S. He is missed.

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