- July 13, 1924 - February 9, 2013
- Alexandria, Virginia
of Robert's Passing
- In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Wounded Warrior Project
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Memories & Candles
To you, the children, I am writing for myself, but mostly for my late husband, Bob Newton, who respected and admired your father almost above all he knew in the aviation business. He declared your father to be the smartest man in the Army. How much of their career they shared, I don't know, but I do know they were actively involved together in the Heavy Lift Helicopter program. We enjoyed many social events with your parents before your mother
Posted by: Linda Newton - Marshall, VA - friend Mar 09, 2013
Jeb and Nicki, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Your father had an amazing career and we understand your pride in him. Your obituary was a wonderful tribute to a wonderful American soldier and a beloved father. We love you and are here for anything you need.
Stephanie and Chuck Davis
Posted by: Stephanie Fletcher Davis, - Chesterfield, VA - Friends of Jeb and Nicki Mar 07, 2013
Dad your obituary could have been a tad bit shorter. I know you've never read it. You'd like it though it's full of good stories, some with color added. I can hear you say, 'It didn't happen quite that way.' Peace Out.
Posted by: Louise M. Dodsworth - savannah - Mac & Rachel's youngest daugther Mar 02, 2013
A limb has fallen from the family tree. I keep hearing a voice that says, "Grieve not for me. Remember the best times, the laughter, the song. The Angels are singing a gin and tonic lullaby
Happy hunting, Dad.
Posted by: Louise M. Dodsworth - savannah, GA - daughter youngest Feb 28, 2013
Posted by: John A Lasch III - lake Ridge, VA - Friend Feb 25, 2013
The world does not have many men like the Colonel anymore. An inspirational American Hero who helped shape history and raised some amazing children.
Posted by: Dylan McDaniel - San Diego, CA - Grandson Feb 20, 2013
So much of my childhood is wrapped up in memories of times with Uncle Mac and Aunt Rachel. He was tough (I remember he used to make me eat all my peas before I could leave the table). But he was such a good and loyal friend to my family, coming through so many times for us. It's hard to think that he is gone. I miss him.
Posted by: Ridgely Ochs - Northport, NY Feb 18, 2013
Dear Jeb & Nicki, We extend our sincere condolences to you and your family for your loss. Your father was a very accomplished soldier and we enjoyed learning more about his life through the thoughtful obituary your shared. We love you. Susan and Jerry
Posted by: Jerry & Susan Gainous - Richmond,, VA - Friends of son, Jeb McDaniel Feb 18, 2013
He dedicated his life to unselfishly serving the USA, and he served it well he did.
Posted by: Jeb McDaniel - VA Feb 18, 2013
Remember "the Colonel " well. He kept us all in line during the 70's when the gang would be over at the house on Braddock Rd.
Thank you for your gallant service to our great country Col. McDaniel.
Posted by: Bob Bazzle - Alexandria, VA Feb 17, 2013