Robert John Molloy (1925 - 2014)

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Bob was born
in Middletown
OH and lived in
Colorado for 64
years. He worked
for Martin Marietta
for 45 years
on programs including
Titan I, Titan II, Gemini,
Skylab, MX/Peacekeeper
and Zenith Star. He
retired from Lockheed
Martin in 2000 after 50
years in the aerospace
Bob earned a degree in
Chemical Engineering
from the University of
Notre Dame in South Bend
IN and moved to Colorado
in 1950 to work for the
Heckethorn Company. He
volunteered for the Army
in WWII, landed on Omaha
Beach on D-Day Plus One
and earned 2 Bronze Stars.
He served as President of
the Littleton Chamber of
Commerce, served on the
Arapahoe County Extension
Service Advisory
Board and was President
of the American Institute
of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Western Division.
He was an advisor and
board member for AVERITECH,
Interscience and
Vista LifeSciences.
Three years
ago he worked
with members
Congress advocating
for military and veteran
psychological and brain
injury care. He was a precinct
leader for Arapahoe
County until he was 85.
He was a gentleman
farmer and enjoyed time
with family, vintage trains
and raising bees.
Bob is survived by his
wife, Natli Molloy, and
their children, Natli
VanDerWerken, Carolyn
Mulligan, John Molloy,
Peg Molloy, Robert Molloy,
Jr. and Thomas Molloy,
10 grandchildren and
13 great-grandchildren.
A Solemn High Requiem
Mass was celebrated on
July 22 at Our Lady of
Mount Carmel Catholic
Church in Littleton CO.
Burial followed at Fort
Logan National Cemetery
with Military Honors.
Donations can be made
to the Colorado National
Guard Foundation.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers on Aug. 2, 2014
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