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Robert Eugene Hallisey

May 17, 1924 ~ August 11, 2020 (age 96)

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US Army SFC (Ret.) Robert E. Hallisey, 96, of Fayetteville, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020.

He was born in Aurora, IL, on May 17, 1924.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Frances Hallisey and his brother, Joseph Hallisey.

Robert proudly served in both the US Navy and Army during WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.  During his time in the service, he earned a Bronze Star along with many other commendations.

Left to cherish Robert’s memory is his wife of 75.5 years, Bette; children, Barbara Kendall and husband Jentry of Denver, CO, Patricia Palmer and husband Darwin of Grantville, GA, Robert Hallisey and wife Jan of Knightdale, Jack Hallisey and wife Maryann of Myrtle Beach, SC, Scott Hallisey and wife Lori of Hickory, Laura Shuffield and husband Jim of Fayetteville, Michael Hallisey of Greensboro, Kelly Grice and husband Richard of Fayetteville; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and his beloved Yorkie, Molly.

Robert will be laid to rest at a private service at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

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