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Robert John Elkey

Obituary for Robert John Elkey

November 12, 1946 - September 22, 2017
San Antonio, Texas | Age 70

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Robert John Elkey passed away unexpectedly on Sept 22, 2017. Bob was born in Rutland, Vermont on November 12, 1946. Bob spent his formative years moving constantly with his military family having attended 17 schools prior to graduation. Bob prospered in his own military career of 24 years. Bob served in Vietnam and earned a field promotion to 1LT. After Vietnam, he served as a Drill Instructor at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. His final years of service were as an Army Nurse.

After retirement from the Army, Bob spent several years in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas continuing his medical career as a nurse. Upon full retirement, he moved to San Antonio where he enjoyed playing golf with his brothers and traveling.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Robert & Phyllis Elkey; brothers, Rodney & Norbert Elkey. He is survived by his wife, Jona Claire Elkey; brother, Tim Elkey (Vickie); daughters, Wendy Nelson (Rob) and Shelley Shewmaker; grandchildren: Kati, John, Andrew and Wyatt and multiple nieces, nephews. Family will receive friends from 6:30p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday September 25, 2017 at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

FUNERAL SERVICE
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2017
9:00 A.M.
PORTER LORING MORTUARY NORTH

Interment will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

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2102 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX 78232
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