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Robert L. Thoburn

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“rosie--sorry to hear of bob's death. we had some interesting times together, both in the adena-wheeling days and at muskingum. my condolences to you...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: bill copeland - tucson, AZ

“You will be missed, as a friend, as a former principal. Thank you for the opportunity to teach in your school. It was a blessing. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Joan Smith - Cross Junction, VA

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. Uncle Bob will be deeply missed. Love to all, Rande & Jeannie ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Rande & Jeannie Uscio - OH

“Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Uncle Bob was always a kind man - interesting to talk with. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Penny & Sam Agostini - Dillonvale, OH

“You inspired my parents to start their own christian school, which in turn led them to establish a family business that is now in the second...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Stephen Grant - Sterling, VA

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Robert L. Thoburn, age 83, died on Sunday, December 23, 2012 at his home in Vienna, Va. Beloved husband of Rosemary S. Thoburn; father of David Thoburn (Jo), John Thoburn (Renee'), Mark Thoburn (Theresa). Ruth Shade (Burke), Lloyd Thoburn (Sheree), Robert L. Thoburn II (Sheila), Jonathan Thoburn (Michelle) and Mary Fusaro (Dennis); and brother of Jean Rinkes, Carl Thoburn and Karen Russell. He is also survived by 46 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Mr. Thoburn founded Fairfax Christian School as well as helping establish numerous other schools.

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