OBITUARY

Robert "Bob" Foust Bierly

May 24, 1921June 30, 2019
Play Tribute Movie

Robert “Bob” Foust Bierly, 98, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2019.

Bob was born on May 24, 1921 in Ambridge, PA., the son of Robert Bell and Pansy Foust Bierly. He graduated from McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II and was honorably discharged in February 1944. He subsequently completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland and went on to obtain an M.A. and an Ed.D. from George Washington University. Dr. Bierly worked over 20 years for Montgomery County Public Schools and retired in 1981. During his retirement, he enjoyed playing bridge and tennis.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Cellie, two children, Patricia (Chuck) Lawson and John (Kristi), and four grandsons, Rick, Bryan, Brandon, and Benjamin.

Services will be held at the Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Rev. David Hall officiating and eulogy by John Robert Bierly.

Family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Thursday and from 1:00 pm until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Amedisys Foundation, 7205 Lee Highway Suite B, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Please share your memories of Bob with the family at: www.chattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.com

Arrangements are entrusted to the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, July 5, 2019
  • Memorial Service Friday, July 5, 2019

Memories

Robert "Bob" Foust Bierly

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Robert “Bob” Foust Bierly, 98, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2019.

Bob was born on May 24, 1921 in Ambridge, PA., the son of Robert Bell and Pansy Foust Bierly. He graduated from McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II and was honorably discharged in February 1944. He subsequently completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland and went on to obtain an M.A. and an Ed.D. from George Washington University. Dr. Bierly worked over 20 years for Montgomery County Public Schools and retired in 1981. During his retirement, he enjoyed playing bridge and tennis.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Cellie, two children, Patricia (Chuck) Lawson and John (Kristi), and four grandsons, Rick, Bryan, Brandon, and Benjamin.

Services will be held at the Chattanooga Funeral Home, East Brainerd Chapel on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm with Rev. David Hall officiating and eulogy by John Robert Bierly.

Family will receive friends from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Thursday and from 1:00 pm until time of service Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Amedisys Foundation, 7205 Lee Highway Suite B, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

Please share your memories of Bob with the family at: www.chattanoogaeastbrainerdchapel.com

Arrangements are entrusted to the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 8214 E. Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421