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Robie Lloyd

Robie Lloyd Cone of Chester Springs, Pennsylvania died Tuesday, April 23, 2013. He was 89 years of age.

Robie was born September 4, 1923, in Eagle Point Colony, Rossford, Ohio. He was the son of Robie L. Cone and Margaret Greenhalgh Cone.

Robie was a veteran of WWII and served in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations as a Lieutenant JG in the Navy. Robie was also an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Yale University in the class of 1945W.

Robie was an avid runner. He ran marathons in Boston, Massachusetts, Athens, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, Toledo, Ohio, and the Peace Marathon in Athens, Greece. In celebration of his 80th birthday, he ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC.

Robie and his family were proud of his 26 years of sobriety. He will continue to be an inspiration to all of us.

Robie is survived by his wife, Alma Robertson Mercado; daughters, Schuyler Fokes (Howard), Robin Delp (Darren) and Taylor Morrell (Jordan); four grandchildren, Nancy Eaton Delp, Kendall Robie Delp, Davis Cook Morrell, and Margaret King Morrell.

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Published in The Blade on Apr. 27, 2013.
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May 13, 2013
I have lost a great friend of over 70 years. We originally met in Boy Scouts and were friends ever since. Robie was just plain fun to be around, a great person and liked by all. I will miss him. My best to all his family.
Dick Secor
May 13, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with you Skye and Robin. I remember your dad fondly. He was so handsome, kind and always smiling. Surround yourselves now with lots of photos and memories and your hearts will feel better.
Alma, Bert, and Tina, you are all in my prayers as well. Focus on all the fun things you share together. I lost my mother suddenly last summer and seeing her picture In different places and thinking of our happy past is the only way I have gotten through each day.
Best wishes to you all
Susan Secor Watters
May 4, 2013
Schuyler and Robin, so sorry to read about your dad's passing. Miss you both. Hope you are well.
Patti Shopneck
May 3, 2013
Robie was a dear friend-and surely the most thoughtful! He never missed our birthdays or our anniversary. We will miss him!! Roly and Sally MacNichol
April 28, 2013
Skye and Robin, I have the fondest memories of your father from 30 years ago. It sounds like he has done so many great things even since then. May he rest in peace.
Bill Freeman
April 27, 2013
My condolences to The Cone Family. Robie was a dear friend an inspiration to me because we ran many 10 K runs and Triathalons. He will be missed
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