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Robert Lansford

1954 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert Lansford Obituary
The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Robert H. Lansford, age 62, of Homosassa, Florida, will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 28, 2016 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Interment will follow at the Fountains Memorial Park, Homosassa, FL. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, Thursday at the Homosassa Chapel. He was born July 1st, 1954, in Ethiopia, while his parents, Jack and Victoria Lansford, were stationed there. He was the youngest of 3 children. They moved to Virginia three years later and stayed until the family moved to Panama when he was 7 years old. By the time he was 8 years old he was catching fish that were bigger than he was. In 1965 they moved back to Virginia then to Okinawa Japan from 1967-1969. In 1969 they moved to Hawaii where he attended high school and went on to Leeward Community College. When asked what his major was he said "surfing". He loved riding the big waves. His parents were stationed at Schofield Barracks. The family moved to St Petersburg, FL where Bob started racing Hobie Cats and won first place in the B class Fleet 5 world championship. He was working at the St. Petersburg Times when he met his wife Aimee and they were married in 1989. They moved to Homosassa where he enjoyed fishing, riding wave runners and playing golf. Mr. Lansford died July 23, 2016 in Lecanto, FL. He is preceded in death by his parents Jack and Victoria Lansford and his brother Jack. He is survived by his wife Aimee and his sister Priscilla. Along with many friends and family members who will miss him dearly. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on July 26, 2016
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