Robert (Bob) Farling

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  • Lieutenant Junior Grade
  • Served: 1968 – 1970
  • Vietnam
  • Naval Officer – USS Meredith Pacific Theater

Deceased December 15, 2012. Interred Presque Isle Cemetery.

Bob was born in Daytona Beach, Florida and grew up in Rawson, Ohio and Muncie, Indiana where he attended Ball State University, graduating in 1967 with a degree in economics. Later while working in Chicago, he earned a Masters in Business Administration at Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Bob served in the US Navy in Vietnam from 1967 to 1970, earning the rank of Lieutenant JG on the destroyer the USS Meredith. His thirty year career as a fixed income trader began at Continental Bank in Chicago in 1970. Bob furthered his career at First National Bank of Chicago and JP Morgan Chase, becoming a Vice President. In 2001, they moved permanently to Presque Isle where they built a home on Presque Isle Lake.  He was an active member of the Howard Young Board of Directors where he served as secretary. Bob loved playing golf, walking his dogs, and most importantly being with friends and family. See Father George Farling