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Robert S. Hight

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Retired from Dyncorp
Robert S. Hight, 79, formerly of Alamogordo, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008, in Phoenix, Ariz., where he had lived since 2002.
Mr. Hight was born Dec. 18, 1928, in El Paso, Texas, to Charles F. and Maria (Samaniego) Hight. He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict and retired from Dyncorp at Holloman Air Force Base.
Survivors include three daughters, Lorena Hight, of Ruidoso, Yvette Bauer and her husband, Randy, of Phoenix, and Maryann Rosales and her husband, Rudy, of Tucson, Ariz.; a son, Robert C. Hight, of Tucson; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hermelinda (Esparza) High, in 2002; two brothers, Richard and Charles Hight; and a sister, Leonora Farris.
A vigil service will be conducted Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, at 7 p.m. in the Hamilton-O'Dell Chapel with the rosary to be recited by Vanita Chelgren.
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Father Bryant Hausfeld, O.F.M., as celebrant.
Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery with military honors by the Holloman Air Force Base Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be Jaime Arenas, Randy Bauer, Jacob Paz, Gerrard Hight, Robert Hight, Greg Telles and Ted Duran.
Friends may call Monday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Sept. 11 to Sept. 27, 2008
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