Robert Francis Milligan died peacefully surrounded by his family on April 23, 2014. Bob was a proud Irish Catholic from Philadelphia and alumnus of West Catholic High School but lived most of his life in Niceville after retiring from active duty in the U.S. Air Force. He was a Vietnam War Veteran, long time parishioner of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved traveling with his wife, Rita, in his RV.
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He and his wife of 56 years had four children, Greg, Ann (Elmo), Patricia (Larry), and Elizabeth (Thomas); 11 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Leo (Caroline) and Danny (Kathy); and numerous nieces and nephews. He was greatly loved and will be sorely missed by friends and family alike.
Service will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, 1200 Valparaiso Blvd, Niceville, Fla. Viewing will begin at 9 a.m., with the service starting at 10 a.m. Burial will be immediately following at Sunset Cemetery. Reception will follow at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Niceville's Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church Building Fund.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.Twincitiescremationsfunerals.com.
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on Apr. 26, 2014
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