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Dr. Robert Holmes Aten
Viewing: March 1, 2017 (Wednesday) from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Service: March 2, 2017 (Thursday) at 12:00 Noon
Location: Quantico National Cemetery
Dr. Robert Holmes Aten
“Bob” (Age 77)
Passed away on Friday February 24th, survived by daughter Diane Aten, step daughters Caren Stearns (Frank) and Wendy Oshiki (Tim), and three grandchildren Colleen, Patrick, and Sean. Bob was a deeply devoted father and grandfather; a brilliant economist and conversationalist, a lover of chess, bridge, and swimming.
He lived life to the fullest, working in Indonesia for 9 years, traveling extensively overseas, including to Jamaica, Egypt, Asia, and the Middle East. He served in the army and worked for the government throughout his career, retiring from USAID. He was very loving and supportive of his friends and family, and raised his daughter Diane, on his own for many years.
The viewing will take place Wednesday March 1st at 6pm at De Vol Funeral Home, 2222 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. (Valet parking). Graveside service on Thursday March 2nd at noon at Quantico National Cemetery, 18424 Joplin Rd Triangle, VA. 22172.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s name to Capital Caring (hospice) or by mail: 2900 Telestar Court Falls Church, Virginia 22042.

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