Comments: Bob Throneburg
Gaffney, SC - - Robert Allen Throneburg, 75, of 604 College Drive, passed away on Wednesday, February 05, 2020 at his residence.
Born in Charlotte, NC, he was the husband of Patricia Frazier Throneburg and the son of the late R.A. Throneburg and Mary Brooks Throneburg.
Bob was a highly decorated Vietnam Air Force Veteran, receiving two Purple Hearts, The Bronze Star and The Warrior's Medal of Honor from the American Indian Nation.
He and his service dog, NEMO A535, served together at Tan Son Nhut Air Base in Saigon.
NEMO was his, hero warrior dog, who is memorialized at Lackland Air Base in Texas.
Nemo was later used to recruit other service dogs for the United States Military.
Bob was a graduate of Albemarle High School and attended North Carolina State University.
He also loved music, enjoyed scuba diving and reading.
Mr. Throneburg was a member of The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation.
In addition to his wife, also surviving are two sons:
1. Eric Allen Throneburg of Wilmington
2. Brian Layfayette Throneburg and wife, Tamara, of Isle of Palms
Susan Throneburg Brislin and husband, J.B. of Charlotte
1. Jett Lucas Brislin
2. Caitlin Rohn
1. Elizabeth Jade (E.J.) Rohn
2. James Jacob Rohn
Numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Blakely Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation with Reverend Jenny Gettys officiating.
The family will be at their respective homes.
An online guest register is available at URL: www.blakelyfuneralhome.com