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Robert David Board

1942 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Robert David Board Obituary
BOARD Robert David Board, 71, died Sunday April 13, 2014 after a long illness. Bob, or Captain Bob as he is known to his friends, was born in Johnstown, PA on May 29, 1942. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. He was a naval aviator from 1963-1972. As a lieutenant, he piloted A-4 and A-7 aircraft during that time, and was active in the Seven Day War of 1967. He was stationed aboard the USS Kennedy and USS Saratoga. During his life, he was a general contractor, before procuring his 100 ton Captain's license. He was at his happiest on the sea. He was a delivery captain at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Burrell Board (Betsy). Other survivors include his sister-in-law Martha Foster, brothers Jackson, Richard, and Charles Board, sisters Eleanor Muchesko and Barbara Muncert. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hardage-Giddens, 729 Edgewood Ave South, Jax. Fl 32205. A Celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. April 22, 2014 at the Ortega River Club, 4165 Lakeside Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Apr. 20, 2014
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