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Capt. Robert C. Dexter Jr. USN Ret.1

Male
b. 13 August 1915, d. 2004


Family Louise W. Melling b. circa 1914
Marriage*   Principal=Louise W. Melling1 
Children  1. Robert C. Dexter III b. c 1945
  2. Stephen J. Dexter b. 24 Oct 1948

Note*   Robert is the son of Robert C. Dexter and Bertha Wolford.2 
Marriage*   Principal=Louise W. Melling1 
Birth* 13 August 1915  San Juan, Puerto Rico1,3,4 
Education* 1939  U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Anne Arundal Co., MD2,4 
Education after 1945  Columbia University, New York, New York Co., NY, Master's Degree in Business Administration2 
Death* 2004  Select Specialty Hospital, San Diego, San Diego Co., CA, South Shore, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at1,3,4,2 
Burial* 2004  Arlington Hill Cemetery, Bangor, Van Buren Co., MI, gravestone_dexter_robert_c_louise_melling.jpg
Inscription: Dexter
Robert C. Jr.
1915 - 2004
Louise Melling
1914 - 19993
News/Obit* 5 March 2004  DEXTER, JR. OBERT C. Capt. Robert C. Dexter, Jr., USN Ret., age 88, residence of the Regency at South Shore, formerly of San Diego, Calif. died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on August 13, 1915, the son of the late Robert C. and Bertha Wolford Dexter. He just recently moved to Erie, Pa. from San Diego, Calif. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 1939, and received his MBA from Columbia University. He retired from the U.S. Navy after 33 years of service. He was also employed at United States International University-San Diego for 12 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Melling Dexter; one sister: Mary Garrison; one brother: Richard Dexter. He is survived by two sons: Robert C. Dexter III and his wife, Marlene, of Erie, Pa.; Stephen J. Dexter and his wife, Ruth, of Walnut Creek, Calif., one brother John Dexter of Oklahoma City, Okla. Five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephew also survive. No visitation. Private interment. Arrangements were handled by the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home., Inc. 4216 Sterrettania Rd. Memorial contributions may be made to the United States Naval Academy, PO Box 64740, Baltimore, MD 21298-8903, in "Memory of Robert C. Dexter, Jr. Class of ' 39" Please sign the guest book at obituaries.uniontrib.com

Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune on 3/5/2004. 
News/Obit 5 March 2004  Robert C. Dexter Jr.

Robert C. Dexter Jr., 88, a resident of the Regency at South Shore, died Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Select Specialty Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born Aug. 13, 1915, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, son of the late Robert C. and Bertha Wolford Dexter. He formerly lived in San Diego.

He worked for 12 years for the United States International College of Business at Alliant International University in San Diego.

A 1939 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., he received his master's degree in business administration from Columbia University in New York City.

He served in the Navy for 33 years and retired with the rank of captain.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Melling Dexter; a sister, Mary Garrison; and a brother, Richard Dexter.

Survivors include two sons, Robert C. Dexter III and his wife, Marlene, of Erie and Stephen J. Dexter and his wife, Ruth, of Walnut Creek, Calif.; a brother, John Dexter of Oklahoma City; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be no calling hours and a service will be private.
Arrangements are being handled by Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home, 4216 Sterrettania Road.

Memorials may be made to Robert C. Dexter Jr., Class of 1939, in care of the U.S. Naval Academy, P.O. Box 64740, Baltimore, MD 21298-8903.

Pubished March 5, 20044 

Citations
  1. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  2. [S1332] KAYROM, JR. ROBERT C Obit. DEXTER in "Obit: Dexter, Robert Jr.," listserve message 20 Apr 2004, http://boards.ancestry.myfamily.com/surnames.dexter/409/mb.ashx.
  3. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. [S1331] PA, Erie Memorials, online http://www.eriememorials.com.


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