Robert Milton LePage
Robert Milton LePage
  • November 10, 1933 - July 25, 2017
  • Orlando, Florida

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Robert M. LePage was born in Bangor, Maine to Milton and June LePage where he joined his 7 siblings. He graduated from John Bapst High School and Husson University where he graduated with honors. In 1948 he met Lorraine Taylor who he dated for four years before marrying on July 25th, 1953. His first son, Robert Milton LePage Jr. was born in May 1954 and his second son Timothy John LePage was born in January 1964. He is survived by Robert LePage Jr, Timothy LePage, 2 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Bob enlisted in the Maine Air National Guard and the Maine Army National Guard before entering active duty in 1954. During his enlisted time Bob served as an MP, company clerk, personnel sergeant, infantry operations and intelligence sergeant. He completed his active enlisted service in June 1960.

He served in the US Army Reserve as a platoon leader and as Executive Officer of two Transportation Companies from June 1960 to February 1964. He received a transfer to the Adjutant General Corps in November 1963 and returned to active service in February 1964. He served as Adjutant of the Advisory Group (ARNGUS) and to the 58th Engineer Battalion. From 1965 through 1966 Bob served as Administrative Officer and Aide to MG John Ewbank, Assistant Chief of Staff, US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.

He also served as Chief, Military Personnel Branch, Fort McClellan, AR. In addition, he served as Adjutant, US Army School Training Center and was subsequently assigned to HQ US Continental Army Command where he served as Chief, Staff Message Control Division. In May 1969 Bob returned to Vietnam as Chief, Data Processing Division, Office of the Adjutant General, HQ US Military Assistance Command.

After returning from Vietnam Bob served as the Personnel Staff Psychologist, AFEES Operations Directorate, HQ, US Army Recruiting Command, Hampton, VA. He later served as Secretary of the General Staff, HQ, US Army Recruiting Command, Hampton, VA. Bob then moved his family to Izmir, Turkey where he served as Chief, Administrative Services Branch, HQ, Allied Land Forces Southeastern Europe.

In July 1975 Bob accepted a commission in the Medical Service Corps where he served in successive positions of Adjutant and Troop Commander/Chief, Personnel Division at Fort Jackson, SC. Bob finished his career as Director, Personnel and Community Activities, HQ, Fort Detrick, MD where he served from July 1977 until his retirement in April 1978.

During his military career Bob was awarded the following Awards: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry.

After his retirement Bob worked at the City of Jacksonville serving the City Council. He spent 10 years with National Medical Care where he served as Regional Dialysis Manager throughout the United States. After leaving National Medical Care he returned to Central Florida where he managed medical clinics and multiple doctor’s offices.