Robert E. "Bob" Elliott retired ARIG, SER, Atlanta, passed away July 6, 2023.
Bob's obituary is below:
We are deeply saddened to have lost our father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend.
Robert E. (Bob) Elliott age 85, of Kennesaw, GA died July 6, 2023. He is survived by his wife, Suwattana K.(Aud) Elliott from Chiang Mai, Thailand; the children of his first marriage: Cathie Bagherieh, Kim Elliott, and August Elliott; and 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Bob was born October 30, 1937, in Warren, OH. He attended Howland High School, Youngstown University, University of Maryland (Overseas Courses), and Texas Western College. From 1957-1960, Bob served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Parris Island, SC (as a Swimming Instructor), and at Rota, Spain. While in Rota, he was exchanged with a British Royal Engineer at Gibraltar under former President Eisenhower's "People to People Program." From 1961-1966, he served with the U.S. Border Patrol in El Paso, TX; and U.S. Justice (USINS) at New York, NY. During these years (1957-1966), Bob had also spent one summer with the Oak Park, IL (Chicago) YMCA at Camp Twin Lake (Muskegon), MI. He was a Boy Scout Master for troops in Warren, OH; Parris Island, SC; El Paso, TX; and Rota Spain. From 1966-1988, Bob served with USDA Office of Inspector General-Investigations in Columbus, OH; Washington, DC (where he was assigned to Security and Special Investigations from October 1973 -March 1975); and Atlanta, GA. Prior to his first retirement in December 1988, he had become one of seven Assistant Regional Inspectors General-Investigations (USDA-OIG) within the U.S. (over the Southeastern States). Bob Continued his second career with one year in banking in Atlanta; and then from 1990-2011, as the Credit & Tax Manager (Assistant Comptroller) for Glock, Inc. (the Austrian Firearms Company), Smyrna, GA. His third career was working for an Austrian owner and CEO from Germany. Bob assisted them in setting up Gaston J. Glock Style LP, Smyrna, GA, a shooting and hunting apparel and custom knife company; and served as a Director and its U.S. Manager from 2011-2013. During his life, Bob and Aud were able to travel to a number of different countries: Canada, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Austria, Gibraltar, Algeria, Denmark, England France, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Hong Kong, and elsewhere. They also traveled extensively in the U.S.
At his request, there will not be a memorial service. If you wish, in lieu of flowers, please donate to the Atlanta Community Food Bank or to your favorite charity.
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