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Robert "Bob" Penland Jr. '57 November 13, 2020 4:16 PM updated: November 13, 2020 4:21 PM

Robert Buford Penland Jr.
1935 - 2020

Robert Buford Penland Jr. was born in Houston, TX on July 12, 1935 and died on November 2, 2020.

Bob graduated from Highland Park High School and Texas A&M class of '57. He flew helicopters as a Marine Aviator at Camp Pendleton, CA.

After his military service, Bob flew for American Airlines for 25 years as Captain on 727 and DC10. He retired in 1995. His favorite things to do were fly fishing in Wyoming and Alaska with his sons and hiking and spending time in Jackson Hole, WY.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Junene, his sons Robert Penland and Andrew Penland and wife Jeri, his sister Carol Fleming, brother Joe Lebow Penland, nieces Lauri Lueder Warner and husband Kevin, Becky Fleming Calwell and husband Ben, nephews Lee Lueder and Blake Lueder and Daniel Calwell.

Services to be held at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church Columbarium at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Alzheimer's Association or the charity of your choice.

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