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Graveside Service

Lafayette Memorial Park
Tuesday November 23rd, 2021
11:00am

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Robert T. Cherry

Retired US Army COL Robert T. “Bob” Cherry, 95, of Fayetteville, passed away peacefully at his home on November 18, 2021.
Bob was born in Washington, NC to the late Frank and Lilly Cherry on September 21, 1926. He joined the US Army and fought in World War II. Upon his return he left the service and then rejoined during the Korean Conflict. Afterwards, he remained in the US Army Reserves until retiring in 1986.
Bob was a graduate of East Carolina Teachers College where he received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and later he earned his Doctorate from Nova University.
Bob worked with Civil Service and was the Deputy Director of the Army Education Center at Ft. Bragg.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 11 am in LaFayette Memorial Park on Ramsey Street with Rev. Sandy Saunders presiding.
Bob is survived by his wife, Minnie Cherry of the home; three children, Robert T. Cherry, Jr. (Christy) of Boca Raton, FL, Minnie Stoker of Fayetteville, and Albert F. Cherry (Lynn) of Fayetteville; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three brothers.


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Hi Minnie, It's been many years since we were working together, but I saw your name listed in your Dad's obit and wanted you to know I was thinking of you and the family. May you feel Jesus hand as you walk this new journey. Blessings.

Tonie Neal Nov 24 2021 12:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Cherry

Curtis Jones&Lela Averitte Nov 24 2021 11:41 AM

Minnie so sorry to hear of Mr Cherrys!s passing.Our Prayers are with you and family.Curtis Jones & Lela Averitte.

Lela Averitte Nov 24 2021 11:38 AM

Our prayers for your strength and comfort as you walk this new path. (((HUGS))) to Mrs. Cherry, Minnie, Meghann, Courtney, & Samantha. Much love to you all.

William & Jawanna Hammonds Nov 23 2021 10:55 AM

Minnie, I just read of your Father's passing. It has been many years since we worked together, but I still remember you well. You are in my prayers as you walk this new journey. Know Our Dear Lord walks with you. Hugs.

Tonie Neal Nov 22 2021 8:07 AM

My father Charles Henderson, deceased, had the pleasure of working for Mr Cherry at the Education Center at Fort Bragg. He ha nothing but praise for Mr Cherry and also Mr Edmunson. I myself also had the pleasure of working with both of his sons, Bob and Al at Fort Bragg. My condolences to his family and may God bless and comfort them in this loss. Rest In Peace.

Charles Henderson Jr Nov 21 2021 12:05 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Cherry

Gordon Daughtry Nov 20 2021 12:02 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert Cherry

Mildred Fort Kilpatrick Nov 19 2021 1:10 PM