Bob Soper

[26 SEP 1933 - M1 - 20310 - 24 MAY 2009]

Bob Soper Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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Bill Edwards - Bill Haas - Bertie Soper - John Soper -
Tom Auger [Bob Soper Funeral - MAY 2009]



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Volunteer VFW Honor Guard
[Bob Soper Funeral - MAY 2009]



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Army Honor Guard
[Bob Soper Funeral - MAY 2009]



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Army Honor Guard
[Bob Soper Funeral - MAY 2009]



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Turner - Denman - Soper - Stevenson - Haas - Bob Brown - Jellison -
Auger - Wargowsky [Missouri Runt Reunion - OCT 2001]



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? - Bill Haas - Bob Soper
[SEP 1996]



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McWilliams' - Maurer's - Jim Miller's - Spaulding's - Dax's -
Jacobs' - Viney's - Hotchkiss' - Bob Soper (center rear) [1988]



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Jack Viney - Dave Maurer - Bob Soper - EJ O'Brien -
Bill McWilliams [Maurer Army/Navy Party - c1988]



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Soper - Robertson - Crandall - Wargowsky -
Hornbarger - Ludwig [1985 Reunion]



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[25th Reunion - 1980]

Row 10: Bergen - Cathey - Chapman - Gamble - Todd Graham - Don Smith - ? - Polly - McCloskey - Row 9: Blitch - Secord - Jim Ryan - Wing - ? - Row 8: ? - Matuszak - Wayne Smith - ? - Fleeger - Lynn - Joe Franklin - Charlie Johnson - Gunderson - Row 7: Regnier - ? - Reed - Stone - Herren - Weaver - Matteson - Hayes - ? - Enslow - Cliff Jones - ? - Reid - Feagin - Row 6: Wargowsky - Lichtenberg - Sanderson - Baker - Dienst - McCulla - Schick - Ludwig - Soper - Bean - Shideler - Lenio - Pirkey - Row 5: Goldstein - Fralen - Le Cates - Meisenheimer - Wheeler - Horst - Whittaker ? - Cardillo - Page - Newton - Prater - Lucas - Row 4: ? - Sloan - Traut - Rich Miller - Hoeferkamp - Heye - ? - West - Bill Graham - Row 3: Andrews - Perkins - Gay - Pace - Olvey - Strati - Dugan - Jackson - Whtitaker ? - Ralph Henry - Gallup - Murray - Ewing - Fikaris - Row 2: Hornbarger - Al Edwards - Robinson - ? - Thorsen - Dickson - Vitty - Tom Phillips - Bill Anderson - Giddings - Jacobs - Dryer - Row 1: Bazilwich - Samos - Wray - Trobaugh - Brokenshire - Bossert - Hagedorn - Walton - Poirier - Hasbrouck - LaFrenz - Nourse - Malooley



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[15th Reunion - 1970]

Row 8: Auer - McNair - Street - Wix - Row 7: Horst - Paul Parks - ? - Dugan - Grubbs - Domeck - Bliss - Row 6: Howie Stone - Newton - Booras - Strom - McDonald - Row 5: Fikaris - Schick - Gallup - Cardillo - Wheeler - Masson - Row 4: Katenbrink - Spellman - Joseph - ? - Schlotter - Row 3: Bergen - Fralen - ? - Andrews - Dunaway - Bob Johnson - Jim Ryan - Row 2: Bean - Strati - Soper - Jeter - Wiegand - Lenio - Price - Row 1: Prater - Thorsen - Meisenheimer - Reid - Zaborowski - Feagin - Joe Franklin

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[10th Reunion - 1965]

Standing [L to R]: Weaver - Lewis - Turner - Chikalla - Gallup - O'Brien - Freed - Hadly - Wix - ? - Streett - ? - Reb Young - Quinn - Lenio - ? - Perkins - Thorsen - ? - Nieves - Sherman - Burroughs - Giza - Traut - Sloan - Gay - Paul Parks - Andrews - Ginter - Bates - McNair - ? - Lichtenberg - Nidever - Secord - Feagin - Cathey - Herren - ? - ? - Ludwig - ? - ? - ? - Ralls - ? - Shimunek - Macdonald - ? - ? - ? - ? - ? - Bob Strickland - Front [L to R]: Soper - Newton - Dax - Chance - Schmidt - Shideler - Bergen - Matteson - Hargrove - Hornbarger - Steakley - Stevens - Drummond - Rudzki - Knierem - Wargowsky - ? - Stern - ? - ? - Livesay - Dickson - Michalove - Hagan - Landers - ? - Blitch - ? - Cardillo - Ordway - Trobaugh - Crancer - Maus - LaFrenz - Sydenham - Strom - ? - Howie Stone - Schepps - Raymond - Spellman - Sanderson ? - Wray - Fikaris - Stevenson - Sims - ?

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Bob Soper - Connie Aldrich (Bride's college roommate) - John Passafiume - Joan Somers - (Bride's Sister) - Margaret Ann Muller (Art Muller's Sister) and Dan Dugan - Norm Blahuta - Anne Merrick - Rich Johnson - Beth Dugan (Dan's Sister) [DEC 1955]



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Jane and Ken Ikeda - Frank Robertson -
Joe Dado - Bob Soper [JUN 1955]



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M-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Robertson - Moses - Bill Edwards - McKinney (CO) - Wargowsky - McGrevey - Denman - 2nd Row: Secord - Vitori - Haas - Tom Turner - Bob Brown - 3rd Row: Pruitt - Crandall - McJoynt - Dado - 4th Row: Hornbarger - Ikeda - Ludwig - Paul Martin - Soper



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2015 AOG Online Register
(Updated JUL 2019)

Robert L. Soper Jr. Cullum No: 20310 Class of: 1955 Born: NY Appointment: Branch: Arm-QMC Date of Death: May 24, 2009 (View Memorial Article) History: 20310 Robert Louis Soper Jr. B-NY: Arm-QMC: 6TKBn 57: 596QMCo 60: ArGenDep France 62-63: HqComZ France 63-64 [CM]: MS Phys NavPGS 67: Hq5SFG RVN 67-68 [LM-BSM-AM]: Dept Phys USMA 68-72: CGSC 72: SupO FtLewis 72-74: ArSupGp Thailand 74-75: OJ3 EUCOM 75-78 [LM]: Ret 78 LTC: MatSp Aramco 81: SupMgr Douglas Aircraft 86: ARAMCO 88-Ret 93: Parsons 97-Ret 97: D - Midland, TX 24May09 a-75: Ob-2010 Spring/Summer TAPS

Register Glossary


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Robert Louis Soper, Jr.

Robert Louis Soper, Jr. was born on 25 August 1933 in Dover Plains, New York. He was appointed to West Point from the 38th Congressional District of New York and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company M1 and was a Cadet Lieutenant and platoon leader his first class year. He graduated on 7 Jun 1955 and was commissioned in the US Army in the Armor.


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Robert Louis Soper Jr.

Funeral Services for Robert Louis Soper, Jr., 76, of Midland, will be Wednesday, May 27,2009, at 11:00 a.m., at the Jackie Warren Funeral Home chapel, 702 S. Terrell, with Rev. Terry Johnson officiating. He died May 24,2009, at his residence.

Mr. Soper was born September 26, 1933, to Robert Louis Soper, Sr.. and Marie Schramm Soper, in Newark, New York. His parents preceded him in death.

In 1956, Robert met and married Bertie Wilson at Ft. Hood, Texas.

Robert graduated from Newark High School in 1949, and was a graduate of West Point in 1955, and Navy Post graduate, 1967, Montaray, California .. From 1969 to 1972, he was Professor of classic nuclear physics at West Point. Mr. Soper was a veteran of the Korea and Vietnam wars and served in the United States Army from 1955 to 1977. He retired and moved to Midland, Texas in 1993.

Survivors include his wife, Bertie Soper of Midland; sons, Thomas Wayne Soper and his wife of Midland, John Lawrence Soper of Midland, one sister, Gale and her husband Bob Palesard; two brothers, Chuck Soper and Matthew Soper and his wife Joan; Arthur Wilson, John D. Wilson and wife Dorthy; children, Coral, Lynn and Larry, all of Midland.

Pallbearers: John Soper, Military Honorary Guard, Bill Edwars, Bill Haas, Thomas Auger. Honorary pallbearers Martin C. Meissner, Gerone Halshire, Jim Lewis and Chuck Soper.

Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, under the direction of Jackie Warren Funeral Home, 702 S. Terrell, Midland, Texas, 432 683-8229. Viewing, Tuesday, May 26, 2009, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on May 27, 2009


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Bertie Estelle Wilson Soper

(September 15, 1932 - January 28, 2019)

Bertie Estelle Wilson Soper, age 86, was born September 15, 1932 in Midland, Texas and passed away in Midland, Texas on her family farm January 28, 2019

She is survived by her son - John Soper, son - Thomas Soper and wife Ramona; Grandchildren - Corey Soper and wife Marisol, Angelique Poole and husband Jason, Stacy Allen and husband Kenneth; great grandchildren - Tommy and Gracelynn Soper, Braylee, Haylee and Isabella Poole, Garrett Allen; Very dear and special friends Dianne & Victor Castillo; Her 2 dogs Baby and POOH.

Bertie was an International traveler but her heart was always on the farm.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lt. Col. Robert L. Soper; granddaughter-Chrissy Soper; parents - Arthur A and Theora Wren Wilson and brother - John D Wilson.

Psalm 23

The Lord is my Shepherd: I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: He leadeth me beside still waters. He restoreth my soul: He leadeth me in the path of righteousness for His name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: For thou art with me. Thou prepares a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: Thou anointest my head with oil: My cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord Forever.


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