Robert Bruce Hallisey

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SPRINGFIELD - Robert B. Hallisey, 81, on Nov. 3, 2018, was reunited for eternity with the love of his life, his wife, Patricia Evans Hallisey.
The Lenexa, Kan., native honorably served in the United States Navy from 1957-1977, achieving the rank of senior chief petty officer, interior communications. He served on many tours at sea, including several years in the Vietnam War. He retired from the Navy with honors, which included many achievements and citations.
Soon after he retired, the family moved to Georgia to be with his first grandchild, Richard Newell III. Robert worked for the state prison system in Springfield as a deputy warden for many years before eventually retiring.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hallisey; brother, Michael Hallisey; and sons, Daniel and James Hallisey.
Survivors include his sons, Richard Newell, II (Michael) and John Hallisey (Pat); his daughter, Sandra Hallisey Williford (Bryant); sisters, Joyce Hallisey Minor and Nancy Hallisey Wilson; grandchildren, Richard Newell III, Gilford Newell, Nathaniel Newell, Jacob Newell, Jonathon Hallisey, Daniel Hallisey, Trisha Hallisey Hammock, Rebecca Hallisey Wellman, Jessica Williford Shea and Bryant Williford II; 22 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was conducted Nov. 9, 2018, in Effingham Memorial Gardens.
Remembrances may be given to the .
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home- Effingham Chapel, (912) 754-6421
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Rincon, GA 31326
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Published in Effingham Herald from Nov. 14 to Nov. 20, 2018
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