Mr. Robert Crisson, 93, of Panama City, FL, passed away early Wednesday morning, March 5, 2014, in Panama City.
Robert was born on February 2, 1921 in Brookland, NY, and had lived in Panama City for the past eight years, coming from Baltimore and Long Key, FL. He loved the water and was an avid sailor. During Roberts early childhood he grew up in Puerto Rico. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the United States Army. Robert received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M College and retired from AT&T.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Haywood Crisson and Mary Gertrude (Darrell) Crisson; and brother, Retired Colonel Ernest John Crisson.
Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Ruby Crisson, of Panama City, FL, who was the love of his life and best friend; two nephews, Ernest John Crisson, Jr., of Puerto Rico, and Richard Charles Crisson of New Port, RI; a niece, Marilyn D. Casanova, of Puerto Pico; and a sister-in-law, Diana A. Crisson, of Puerto Rico.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 8, at 1:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Craig Brannon officiating. Interment will follow in Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown. The family will receive friends Friday, March 7, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).