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Robert Francis Whitman Sr. 1924 - 2011

Robert Francis Whitman Sr.

Wednesday, December 07, 2011
All the guestbook entries confirm what I thought about Bob Whitman who was my position coach at Tulane many football seasons ago. I was saddened to hear of his death but uplifted to read about his personal Faith and his true commitment to it.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Dear Ms. Miriam, Bobby, Judy, Mickey, Gerry, Wayne, Murphy, Joanie, and Laura,

I learned today of Mr. Bob's passing. He was one of the first Great Men that I observed in my journey-- an amazing family man and career man.

I must tell you that the Whitmans, not one of the Whitmans, but all of you, were probably my greatest influence in my early life outside of my mom, dad and brothers. Your faith was solid, your togetherness was solid, your habits and morals were solid, and your pursuit of excellence was exemplary. And Ms. Miriam was a magician, because she played music.

Walter Landry Smith
Baton Rouge, La
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Papa i love u so much and will never forget you. You were an amazing man and papa and now your in a better place and thats all i could ever wish for you:)
Love,Sydney
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Dear Laura, Ashley and the entire Whitman family. Bob was A phenomenal husband, father, friend, coach and mentor. He will be missed tremendously by many. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Dear Judy,

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Cheryl Toepfer French
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