Augustin Prentiss Jr.

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PRENTISS Augustin Mitchell Prentiss, Jr. Col. USAF (Ret.) Of Bethesda, Md. Passed away at 93 January 28, 2009. A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1937. Awards include the Legion of Merit and the Army Commendation Medal with Four Bronze Stars, He was a member of the Army Navy Country Club where he enjoyed playing tennis with his wife for many years, the Army Navy Town Club and the Harvard Club. Survivors include his wife of 36 years Corinne Phelps Prentiss of Bethesda, two children Gail Randolph Prentiss and Keith Randolph Prentiss and his wife Marely Ramirez Prentiss, stepfather of Stowell Robertson, Bruce Robertson, Corinna Imirie, Glenn Robertson his wife Marta Esposito, 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Services with full Military Honors will be held 11 a.m. Thursday April 30, 2009 at the Fort Myer Chapel, Fort Myer, Virginia. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Fort Myer Officers Club.(WHEN ENTERING FORT MYER FROM ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY FOR SERVICE PLEASE ASK FOR A PASS TO RETURN TO FORT MYER FOR RECEPTION)

Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 26, 2009
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