January 2019 Bandstand Notice

Robert Lee Briney

Robert Lee Briney

January 2019

Robert Lee Briney

Sept. 9, 1945 – August 3, 2018

United States Navy

Chief Steel Worker SW3

The flag flying over the bandstand during January is in honor of Robert Lee Briney.

Robert enlisted in the Navy, Dec. 2, 1971, in Oskaloosa. He was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Seven. As part of the Seabees, of the three years he served, 25 months were at sea or on foreign soil. Upon his discharge, April 15, 1969, he was awarded the Naval Defense Medal, the Navy Unit Commendation Service Medal and two Vietnam Service Medals.

Following his discharge, Robert worked in the trucking industry for most of his life. He owned and operated Briney Trucking mainly hauling for Lynn’s Poultry and later for Con-Agra and J.R.R.W. He retired in 2013.

If you are interested in flying the flag of a veteran above the bandstand, contact Shawn Langkamp at Langkamp Funeral Chapel & Crematory at 641-672-2181 or www.langkampfuneralchapel.com Contact Us Link.

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