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Robert "Bob" Charles Sexton

d. July 20, 2023

Durango

Robert "Bob" Charles Sexton

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Robert Charles Sexton, age 96, passed away on July 20, 2023 at his home in Durango with his loving wife, Karen, by his side. Robert (Bob) was born in 1927 in Nickerson, NE to Ernest and Effie Sexton, deceased.

Bob loved his Country and was a true patriot. He joined the US Navy at the age of 17 and served during WWII, the Korean war and the Vietnam war, retiring in 1970 in New Orleans. He was present in Japanese waters when Japan surrendered in 1945.  After military retirement, he moved to Durango and bought Mac’s Liquors and later worked at Ft. Lewis College before retiring again in 1990.

Bob is survived by his wife, Karen, son Jeffrey Sexton, daughter Karen Blasi (Vic), grandsons; Jason Blasi (Emily), Justin Blasi (Margaret) and brother-in-law Ken Humphrey. Bob was great grandpa to Liam, Madison, Kepler and Wiles. Per Bob’s request a private family service will occur at a later date with final resting at Greenmount Cemetery.

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