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Robert P. Gustafson

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Robert P. Gustafson

Services for Robert Gustafson, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the North Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Bill Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Ridgecrest Cemetery with military honors rendered by the US Navy.

Robert died August 6, 2014 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

Robert was born on October 1, 1930 in Minneapolis, MN, the son of Gladys Gustafson.

Robert was employed with the Quaker Oats Company for 37 years, served in the US Navy in the Korean War from 1948-1952, and was a member of the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Gustafson of Jackson; children, Mrs. Gail Garo of North Edison, NJ, Kathy Simmons of Pinson, TN, Paul Gustafson of Jackson, TN, Mark Gustafson of Middletown, CT; seven great grandchildren.

Active pallbearers to serve will be David Martin, Dan Gustafson, Jason Gustafson, Dennis Garo, Brian Winkler, and Chris Hooker.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Larry Dooley, Doug Dean, Ron Patterson, Bill Whisel, and Marty Schenk.

Memorials in Robert's memory may be directed to Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 12 p.m. until the funeral hour at 2 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of George A. Smith and Sons Funeral Home, (731) 427-5555.


Published in The Jackson Sun from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2014
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