Robert Maynard Mort

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  • "Brother Robert you will be missed. This was so unexpected..."
    - Jean Mort
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Robert Maynard Mort, 76 passed away at his home in Cookeville, TN on Friday, January 16, 2015. Born September 1, 1938 in Harney, MD, he was the son of the late Ralph Everett and Ethel (Clingan) Mort and the late John Wesley and Esther (Leese) Wilt. Being raised in Marston, he graduated from New Windsor High School in 1956, where he served as Student Government President. He served in the United States Air Force from 1958 until 1962, spending most of his time in Germany. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Baltimore College of Commerce in 1968. He was in Sales and Marketing and had worked for Procter and Gamble and Lozier. He enjoyed making furniture, restoring antiques and remodeling his various homes. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and returning to Marston to spend time on the Family Farm. Surviving are daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Carlton Kinslow of Mt. Juliet, TN, son, Steven Mort of Nashville, TN, siblings; John Mort of Hanover, PA, Jean Mort of Chula Vista, CA and Joan Hoff of Marston. He will be truly missed by his two grandchildren; Callie Elizabeth and Collin Edward Kinslow. Robert was predeceased by siblings Regina Forman, Dr. Kenneth Mort and Patricia Grimes. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Luke's (Winter's) Lutheran Church, 701 Green Valley Road (Route 75) with the Rev. Anne Durboraw officiating. Interment will follow in Winter's Cemetery and per his wishes; cremains will also be spread over the family farm in Marston. Professional services provided by Presley Funeral Home, Cookeville, TN (931)528-1044.

Funeral Home
Cookeville, TN 38501
(931) 528-1044
Published in Carroll County Times on Jan. 27, 2015
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