Robert K. Almand age 74 passed way on May 13, 2017 at his home surrounded byhis family. Born June 30, 1942, the son of William Paul Almand and Kathryn L. Almand.
He was born in Jacksonville, FL and grew up in Orange Park, FL. He attended Orange Parkschools and graduated from Green Cove Springs High School.
Robert joined the U.S. Army and became a proud member of the Special Forces (Green Berets).His tour of duties included, but not only, South East Asia and Germany,Robert received two purple hearts, a silver star and other commendations.
Robert was predeceased by his parents and his brother, Russell B. Almand.Robert is survived by his loving wife, Dawn Almand of DeLeon Springs, son Michael Almand ofBlairsville, GA, daughter Michele Goria and her husband Anthony of Fleming Island, FL.,
stepson Robert (Bill) Penney, Jr. and his wife Vicky of Alachua, FL., and stepdaughter Robin Penneyof Orange City, FL. He is also is survived by his grandchildren, Jake and Alec Goria of Fleming Island, FL.,
Jared, Alexandra and Kristen Penney of Alachua, FL., and Mikaila Penney of Orange City, FL.He is also survived by his sister, Janet and her husband Ralph of Fernandina, FL.
Robert was a most beloved husband, father, and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.
Per Robert's request, there will be no funeral services.
Mrs. Almand and family will receive friends at their home on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.