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1 of 14 | Posted by: PHIL ODOM

“SGT Major Cleary's passing is a great loss to family country and the Marine Corps. My sincere condolences to the family. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: John Cook - Knoxville, TN

“One of the best leaders I have ever known. He explained to us not only what we had to do but the reason why. As a young corpsman in his platoon I...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Strickland - OldTown, ME

“I am saddened to hear the news of SGT Major Cleary's passing. Please extend my prayers and sympathy to family, friends, and fellow Marines who...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Don Incheck - Irwin, PA

“To one of the finest Marines I ever had the honor to know. Thank you SgtMaj for everything including being one of my favorite mentors! Rest in peace...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jim Bathurst - Crystal Lake, IL

“We miss you Bob. Church and this world won't be the same anymore with you back in heaven. Thank you for your service and all your prayers for me and...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Carol West - Virginia Beach, VA

“RIP Sergeant Major Cleary. Thank you for your years of honorable service to our great country. Condolences to the Cleary Family. Blessings. ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: CMSgt (Ret) Jim Freshwater - CO

“Bob Cleary impacted so many of us. It was Bob's and my honor to travel to Washington, DC with our young son Max and see the parade in his honor. We...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Abbate - Virginia Beach, VA

“Fair Winds and Following Seas Thank you for all your years of service. Semper Fidelis ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Jack Smith - Suffolk, VA

“In recognition of Sergeant Major Robert Earl Cleary USMC (Ret) Honorable Service in the United States Marine Corps, the members of the SSgt Walter F....Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Don Elseroad - Bristol, VA

“Rest in peace SgtMajor......You helped get me into OCS in 1988. Semper Fi,Ed Ramsey (LtCol USMC ret) ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Sgt. Major Cleary was one of my D.I.'s Platoon 359 MCRD San Diego 1961. He was one of the finest men and the absolute best Marine I've ever known. I...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Bill Grace - Charlotte, MI

Rest in peace,  Sgt. Maj. Robert Cleary, USMC (Ret.) “May SgtMaj Cleary rest in God's eternal peace. My late husband John Moore (Col. USMC (Ret.)served with him in RVN in '68-'69 and admired him so much...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Gay Moore - Virginia Beach, VA

“Semper Fi Marine, well done. RIP. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

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Robert passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018.

Robert was a resident of Virginia at the time of passing.