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Robert Charles Briscoe

May 21, 1925 - March 12, 2014
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FORT WORTH -- Robert "Bob" Charles Briscoe, 88, passed away March 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Bob was born May 21, 1925, in Neosho, Mo., to Eula and Ben Briscoe. He proudly served our country in World War II as a radarman and trainer on the USS Palomas in the Pacific Fleet out of San Francisco, Calif. He married Margaret...
FORT WORTH -- Robert "Bob" Charles Briscoe, 88, passed away March 12, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.
Graveside service: 10 a.m. Tuesday in Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project or the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.
Bob was born May 21, 1925, in Neosho, Mo., to Eula and Ben Briscoe. He proudly served our country in World War II as a radarman and trainer on the USS Palomas in the Pacific Fleet out of San Francisco, Calif. He married Margaret "Peggy" Drake on April 18, 1945, and together they had four children. He was a very dedicated family man, a kind man who always put others first and was an inspiration and role model to those who knew and loved him. He and his wife were members of Sandy Lane Christian Church where he worked beside Peggy for our Lord and Savior. Bob worked for the Fort Worth Division of the Postal Inspection Service, retiring on May 21, 1980, as their Senior Investigative Program analyst and auditor. He later became successful in his own real estate business.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; two brothers; his wife, Peggy; and daughter, Dianne Travis.
Survivors: Relatives, daughter, Laura Somoge and husband, Rick, of Aledo; son, Donald Briscoe and wife, Judy, of Lakeside; son, Robert Briscoe and wife, Lee Ann, of Mansfield; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

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