2009-01-24 / Obituaries

Robert E. Needham Sr.

No services will be conducted for Robert E. Needham Sr., 78, of Bradenton, Fla.

Robert died Jan. 13, 2009. Born in Harrisburg, Pa., he moved to Bradenton, Fla., in 1987 from Hebron. He was a retired staff sergeant of the U.S. Air Force having served during the Korean War, a member of American Legion Kirby Stewart Post 24 of Bradenton, and an avid fisherman and hunter.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Nancy, of Bradenton, Fla.; sons, Robert E. (Karen) Needham Jr., of Newark, and Steven J. Needham, of Atlanta, Ga.; sister, Nancy Jones, of Hebron; and five grandchildren, Whitney, Lindsey, Joshua, Casey and Cobe.

He was preceded in death by his son, Daniel.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at www.brownandsonsfuneral. com

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