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Robert Compton Obituary
Compton, Robert
1945 - 2017
Robert L. Compton, age 71, died on Monday, August 28, 2017. He was born October 6, 1945 in Columbus and graduated from Central High School. Bob was a two-time combat veteran in Vietnam and Desert Storm. Bob loved the army, and was in the 5th Special Forces Airbourne; he earned many decorations, medals and badges, including the Purple Heart. He also was a member of the Ohio National Guard for many years. He is preceded in death by his parents Lucian and Olive Compton, brothers Ernie and Gay. He is survived by his brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald Jack (Anna) Compton, Eddie (Rose Ann) Compton and Lester (Ruth Ann) Compton; many nieces and nephews. His family will receive friends on Friday, September 1, 2017 from 4-8 p.m., at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue, where his funeral will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Pastor James Blakenship, presiding. Burial to follow, Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to the Red Cross for Texas (https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation). Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2017
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