Robert Armstrong Flory
September 14, 1933 – February 7, 2019
Robert A. Flory of Springfield, VA, passed away peacefully on February 7, 2019, surrounded by family. Bob was the beloved husband of Sue Flory for 62 years. He was the loving father to his four children, David (Millie), Debby (Scott), Michael (Mindy), and Scott (Vanessa), and proud grandfather to Jason, Davis, Sara (David), Suzann (Joe), Bryan, Andrew, Max, Sam and Claire.
Bob truly loved his family and one of his great passions was planning family adventures. Bob and Sue’s favorite destinations to take their children, their spouses, and their grandchildren, were the islands of Hawaii.
Bob was a graduate of West Point, Class of 1956, proudly serving 28 years in the Army. In addition to his military career, he was extremely involved in the Boy Scouts of America for over 50 years. The highlight of his scouting career was in 1992 when he led the first official BSA Scout exchange with the newly formed Siberian Scout Association of Russia.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday February 16, 1PM at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 8336 Carrleigh Parkway, Springfield, VA 22152. Burial at Arlington National Cemetery will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bob’s memory to the Boy Scouts of America - National Capital Area Council (NCACBSA.org [ncacbsa.org]), or Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA.org [pva.org]).
- Memorial Service Saturday, February 16, 2019