Robert Charles Asquith

Published 11:58 pm Saturday, May 12, 2012

Robert Charles Asquith, born April 17, 1928, died May 10, 2012 at the age of 84.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Jewell Asquith; daughters, Barbara Larson (Erik) and Roberta Umstead (Jeff); grandchildren, Sara, Joshua, Tim, and Jacob Larson; 3 brothers, Jim,Frank and Don Asquith.

Robert was a WWII Navy veteran; earned electrical Engineering degree from the University of Alabama with honors, Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Syracuse University, and a member of Tau Beta Pi, Theta Tau, Sigma Pi Sigma, Pi Mu Epsilon, and Phi Eta. He worked for General Electric for eight years and for NASA for 30 years.

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Services will be Monday, May 14 at Cambridge Christian Church Cemetery, Orrville, AL at 2 p.m.

A memorial service will be at Southeast Nazarene Church, Huntsville on Tuesday, May 15 at 11 a.m.

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