Dr. Robert ‘Bob’ Netherland

Published 5:00 am Thursday, June 18, 2009

Services for Dr. Robert “Bob” Netherland, of Stephenville,Texas, are 2 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at First Presbyterian Churchin Stephenville. Lacy Funeral Home in Stephenville is in charge ofarrangements.

Dr. Netherland, 74, died June 16, 2009. He was born inBrookhaven on Dec. 22, 1934, to George and Hattie WardNetherland.

He was a math and physics professor at Tarleton StateUniversity. Dr. Netherland graduated from Brookhaven High School.He married Diane Kissell on June 19, 1976, in Texas. He was aveteran of the U.S. Marines serving in both the Korean War and theVietnam War.

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Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Diane; and his children, Pamela, Paul,Peter and Philip.