A few pictures from Dad's funeral
I'll post more pictures as I get them scanned. This revision 1/21/01.
Obituary from the Bangor Daily News:
ORONO - Lt. Col. Robert B. Virtue, USAF Ret., 62, died Jan. 8, 2001, at
a Bangor hospital following a long period of declining health. He was born
May 22, 1938, in Moscow, Idaho, the son of Charles and Mildred (Brooks)
Virtue. He attended Bowdoin College and was a graduate of University of
Nebraska - Omaha and also Husson College, Bangor. Robert was a career officer
in the Strategic Air Command 1959-1981, serving as navigator, pilot and
staff officer, also serving a tour in Vietnam. He was a member of St. James
Episcopal Church, Old Town, U.S. Power Squadrons-Penobscot Bay Branch,
the American Legion, and Retired Officers Association. He had a strong
and lively interest and participation in Orono town government. Surviving
are his daughters, Cynthia Virtue-Stracke
and Karen Virtue,
and his friend and former wife, Dee (Harlow) Virtue. Services
will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at St.
James Episcopal Church, Old Town. Spring interment will be in Riverside
Cemetery, Orono. Gifts in his memory may be sent to St. James Episcopal
Church, P.O. Box 183, Old Town 04468 or the Orono Public Library, Goodridge
Drive, Orono 04473.
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