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Robert E. Arbour-SP5-US Army-Vietnam War Era Veteran

Robert E. Arbour, 76, of Palm Harbor, Florida passed away on March 14, 2023 at the Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor, Florida.  A native of Lansing, MI and a local resident since 1995, when he moved here from Lansing. Michigan.  He was the son of Harry R. and Mary (Bush) Arbour and was of the Catholic faith.  He worked as a quality control man for General Motors Corporation and retired from there.  Robert was a member of the United Auto Workers Union.  He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War Era and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal; a Letter of Commendation; a Good Conduct Medal and was awarded a Expert Rifle Badge.

Robert is survived by his loving family:  his wife, Lynn Arbour of Palm Harbor, Florida; a son, David Arbour and his wife, Leanne of Clearwater, Florida; daughters; Michelle Fernandez and her husband, Robert of Zephyrhills, Florida and Kris Hammer and her husband, Lance of Palm Harbor, Florida; 6 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Graveside and full military honors will be held for SP5 Robert E. Arbour at 1:30 pm, Friday, March 24, 2023 at the Florida National Cemetery. 6502 SW  102nd Avenue, Bushnell, Florida with the Honors and Ceremonial Team from Fort Stewart, Georgia and the Sumner County Military Honor Guard.

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  • Colleen Samson says:

    I am so very saddened to hear of the passing of Uncle Bob. I had so many great memories of my time spent with him. My love and prayers to the entire family. May he rest in eternal peace. Say Hi to my dad, grandma and grandpa ❤️

  • Joseph Castro says:

    What an awesome life lived…
    Deepest condolences to my son in law Matt Arbour and his entire family @ this difficult time.
    Keep the awesome memories close to your hearts…
    God bless family and friends. He’ll be truly missed.
    Sir…thank you for your service to Country and to your fellow man…your deeds and sacrifices are appreciated deeply.
    Rest In Peace and fly with Angels in eternity.
    God with us one and all. Amen

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