OBITUARY

CPT (Ret) Robert Agro

September 7, 1946March 14, 2012

CPT (Ret) Robert “Bob” Agro, age 65, resident of Columbus, died on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at St. Francis Hospital. Graveside services with full military honors are scheduled at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Alabama on Monday, March 19, 2012, 1 p.m. with Chaplain Paul Voorhees officiating, according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Road, Columbus. The family will receive friends at the residence on Sunday, March 18, 2012 from 2-6 p.m. Mr. Agro, son of the late Alfonzo Agro and Mary Liuzzo Agro, was born September 7, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York. He was retired from the U.S. Army where he served his country honorably during the Vietnam Era Conflict. During his distinguished military career, he was awarded both the Silver Star and Purple Heart. He was Catholic by faith, enjoyed both hunting and fishing, had coached youth soccer (both five and under and seventeen and under), and also Boy Scout Leader, Troup 100. Mr. Agro is survived by his wife of 43 years, Carol Agro of Columbus; one daughter, Gina Agro of Charleston, South Carolina; one son, Robert Agro of Columbus; one sister, Maria Agro of Hollywood, Florida; one brother, Richard Agro and his wife Joann of Hollywood, Florida; one granddaughter, Gianna Marie of Charleston, South Carolina; two uncles, John Liuzzo and Peter Liuzzo, both of New York; other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to PAWS, 4900 Milgen Road, Columbus, GA 31907. Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 18, 2012
  • Graveside Funeral Service Monday, March 19, 2012
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CPT (Ret) Robert Agro

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Julius Carallo

October 10, 2012

Dear Carol and Family. Im so sad to learn Of the passing of my First Cousin Robert. I will always remember our childhood days. Also the first time I visited my brave young Cousin in the St. Albens VA Hospital after his Nom tour. And His grand wedding at Ft. Hamilton to u. Now I travel with the Cole Bros Circus. I wished to have seen u both. I will be in Mobile AL. from tomorrow till Sun. 908 337 4127 Be well. Love Cousin Julius.

Carmen Gauthier/Delta Airlines

March 19, 2012

To the Agro Family,

I send to you my Deepest Sympathy.
I will miss Mr.Agro coming through the airport on oneof his many adventure trips. :)
Gina I love you Imon Facebook when you are ready to talk.
Luv Ya

Chris and Anne Proudfit

March 18, 2012

Rob,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May the memories of your dad bring you comfort.

MATT & JUDY MADDOX

March 18, 2012

OUR HEARTFELT SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS ARE EXTENDED TO BOB'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS. GOD HAS CALLED ANOTHER WARRIOR HOME. MAY HE REST IN PEACE.

FROM THE FAMILY