Obituary of Robert Compagnone
1935 - 01/20/2021
Robert “Bob” Compagnone, 85, passed away peacefully 20th January 2021 at his home in
Deland, FL. His funeral service will be held Thursday at Lankford Funeral Home, Deland, FL at
1:00 pm. Bob was born to Rocco and Sussie Compagnone on October 10th 1935 in Worcester,
Massachusetts. The graveside services will be held at Newton Cemetery on January 30th 2021.
Upon completing his education in Newton, Massachusetts he enlisted in the US Air Force as well as the US Army and was stationed in Alaska. After his service he started a family
and pursued a career in construction leading to his eventual role as an established contractor
renovating hotels and residential properties all across America. Bob also received numerous accolades for his restoration of historic buildings on Cape Cod and throughout New England.
One of his favorite ventures was his flight school in Naples FL, a first for the area. Bob was
proud of his Italian heritage and known for his famous meatballs. He was an avid traveler, lover
of music and had a heart of gold.
He is survived by his loving wife Merydon, sister Barbara, sister Pearl, son Richard,
daughter Bernadette, daughter Diana, son Anthony and son Christopher. He is also survived by
his grandchildren Richie, Scott, Brittany, Michael and Nicholas, his great grandchildren Collin
and Mackenzie, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by son
Robert and his grandson Matthew.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to St. Judes Children’s
Hospital or Shriners Hospital For Children.
Gathering of Friends 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2021 Lankford Funeral Home Chapel 220 E. New York Ave. DeLand, Florida, United States
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