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In Memory of

Robert G. Kittinger

November 4, 1927 - November 14, 2016

Obituary


Robert G. Kittinger peacefully passed away on November 14th, 2016 in Largo, Florida. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and best friend to many. He was born on November 4th, 1927 in Akron, Ohio. Robert went on to graduate from College of Wooster in Ohio with a degree in business. He met his lovely wife, June, at a modeling convention in Ohio.

Robert utilized his degree from College of Wooster while he worked at Roadway Express where he dedicated his entire career. He spent a fair amount of time in Washington DC...

Robert G. Kittinger peacefully passed away on November 14th, 2016 in Largo, Florida. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and best friend to many. He was born on November 4th, 1927 in Akron, Ohio. Robert went on to graduate from College of Wooster in Ohio with a degree in business. He met his lovely wife, June, at a modeling convention in Ohio.

Robert utilized his degree from College of Wooster while he worked at Roadway Express where he dedicated his entire career. He spent a fair amount of time in Washington DC where lobbied for the trucking industry. He worked his way up to Vice President and Director of State and Government Relations. Prior to retirement Robert played a hand in the negotiations in the sale of Roadway Express to FedEx.

Robert was an accomplished man. Of his many accomplishments he was most proud of being a Kentucky Colonel, charter member of the Republican National Committee, 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner, and an Honorary Member of the Florida Sheriff Association.
Robert loved to golf, and travel with June. They traveled all over the world many times, but his favorite was Japan. They traveled there three times. He loved summering in Ashville, North Carolina where his summer home resides.

Robert leaves behind, his wife June, children; Stephen Kittinger, Cheryl Kittinger, and Cynthia (Cecil) Byrd, 7 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in Robert's honor on Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 1pm at Serenity Funeral Home, 13401 Indian Rocks Rd Largo, FL 33774.