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Blackhorse Association E-News Special Edition November 4, 2016 Interment Ceremony for General (Ret) Robert Cone

Posted 10/13/2016




Below is a follow-up message to the original U.S. Army General Officer Management Office October 4, 2016 Message: "Death of General (Retired) Robert W. Cone."

"Interment service for GEN (R) Robert W. Cone will be held at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, 9 December 2016, at 1100.

Attendees should arrive at the Fort Myer Memorial Chapel, 101 McNair Road, Fort Myer, Virginia 22211 at least 45 minutes prior to the service."

The original October 4, 2016 message follows:"It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of GEN Robert W. Cone, retired, who passed away on 19 September 2016 at the age of 59. GEN Cone retired in 2014 after over 34 years of service as an Armor officer. During the latter part of his career he served as Commanding General, III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas, and later, he served as Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. He is survived by his wife, Jill.

Condolence notes may be sent to Mrs. Jill Cone at W5770 Cedar Avenue, Shawano, Wisconsin 54166.

In lieu of flowers, the Family suggests a contribution to the Hope Community Church in honor of General Robert W. Cone (http://shawanochurch.org/GENERALCONE)."