Robert Louis Navarre, Jr. (Moose), 78, of Amherst, VA, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012.
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He is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years, Pat Navarre; one son, Terry and his wife Nancy of Amherst, VA; daughter, Cherie Carl and husband Keith of Wicomico Church, VA; daughter, Darla Newman, of Richmond, VA; and one sister, Audrey Poland of Toledo, OH; grandsons, Matthew Louis Navarre and wife Charity of Lynchburg, VA; Samuel Cody Navarre of Lynchburg, VA; Robert Ryan Newman of Richmond, VA; and one great grandson, Troy Ryan Navarre of Lynchburg, VA.
Bob was retired from Nelson Manufacturing in Lovingston, VA and was a well-respected general plant manager. He loved the outdoors and nature. He played sports all his life, was a semi-professional baseball player, played basketball, golf and enjoyed boating and fishing with family and friends.
The family would like to thank the ICU nurses at Lynchburg General Hospital for their care.
There will be a celebration of Bob's life at the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 401 North Main Street, Amherst, VA, on Saturday, December 29 at 11 a.m. A reception will follow at the church. Bob will be cremated and there will be no interment ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Monelison Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 56, Amherst, VA 24521 or Friends of Lynchburg Hematology Oncology, 1701 Thomson Drive, Suite 200, Lynchburg, VA 24501.
Driskill Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements. 434-946-5529. Online condolences may be made at
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Published in Northern Virginia Daily from Dec. 26 to Dec. 27, 2012