Robert Lavern Vernon
1941 - 2021
BORN
1941
DIED
2021
Bob Vernon lost his battle with cancer brought on from his exposure to Agent Orange. He went to boot camp at NTC San Diego and after graduation his duty assignments would take him to several parts of the world: NAS Sand Point, Seattle, WA; USS PROVIDENCE (CLG-6); Admin Command, Great Lakes, IL; COMSEVENTHFLT Staff onboard the USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CLG-7); River Division 53, My Tho, Viet-Nam where he volunteered for 20 combat river patrols on the River Patrol Boats (PBRs); USS MCCANDLISS (FF-1084); USS WILLIAM M. WOOD (DD-715); NAVFAC Grand Turk, TWI; AIRTEVRON ONE Patuxent River, MD; USS BOWEN (FF-1079); and finally PERSUPPDET Patuxent River, MD. He retired after 24 years of service. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; his daughter, Ruth; and two grandchildren, Douglas and Catherine.

Published by MilitaryTimes.com on Jul. 7, 2021.
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