Robert H Cheffins

Rank: TSgt

Entered Into Eternal Rest

Age 72

Cheffins, Robert Hugh Age 72, of Nashville, TN, passed away June 9 2006, after a courageous battle with cancer.  Survived by his wife of nearly 54 years, Beverly; daughter, Terry Cheffins; daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl & Steve Sulc, Kim & Mike Nichols; grandchildren, Michelle Bailey, Jessica Gunter, Elaine & Ben Sulc, and Hannah Nichols; and great-grandson Patrick Gunter. <br />
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He served 20 years in the United States Air Force as Air Traffic and Combat Controller, which included a tour of duty in Vietnam.  Upon retiring from the Air Force, he had a successful career of 25 years in the Air Traffic Control and Air Show Business. <br />
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A native of Pittsburgh, PA, Robert moved to TN in 1985.  A private Graveside Service with Military Honors was held at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison, TN on June 14, 2006.<br />
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TSTG Cheffins served 20 years in between the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy, and served in Korean and Vietnam wars.  He served with total dedication and devotion as a Combat Controller at numerous locations around the world.   Some are:<br />
CCS Class 65-1<br />
1962-1964 1710 Aerial Port Sq at Hunter AFB<br />
1964-1966 Det 1, 3rd Aerial Port Sq at Langley AFB<br />
1966-1967 8th Aerail Port Sq RVN<br />
1967-1969 Det 1, 5th Aerial Port Sq Germany<br />
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Robert was laid to rest in Madison TN at the Nashville National Cememtery. 

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