Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallen Heroes, Iraq War 03/19/03

Robert Wade Looney

Vancouver, Washington

February 22, 2020

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
52 Army SSG

B Co., 109th Expeditionary Military Intelligence Brigade
Fort Huachuca, AZ

 Robert in the US Navy from 1985 to 1991 and was Honorably Discharged.
He then joined the US Army from 20 October 2000 to present. 

OBITUARY
Fallen Warrior SSG Robert Wade Looney
May 1, 1967 February 22, 2020

allen Warrior SSG Robert Wade Looney United States Army, 52, passed away on February 22, 2020 at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. He and his identical twin was born in Portland, Oregon on May 1, 1967 to Wallace and Sharron Looney. He graduated from Mountain View High School in Vancouver, Washington in 1985. A man who sought his own adventures and desire to serve his country, Robert joined the Navy after high school and proudly served for six years. 
After the Navy, he joined the Army in 2006 until his passing. Robert earned the following while serving: Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal, three Army Reserve Components Achievement Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/M Device, two Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Collapse Combat and Special Skill Badge Basic Marksmanship Qual Badge, Combat and Special Skill Badge, and Basic Marksmanship Qual Badge. 
Ireland was an adventure Robert went on with his girlfriend, Shelly. He also enjoyed his time in Japan, Australia and other places in the world. Robert enjoyed many genres of music, John Wayne movies, photography, computers, and brewing beer. He loved the Mariners and was obsessed with his Seahawks. Robert is survived by his mother, Sharron; son, Elliot (Osjlen); daughters, Katie, Megan (Matthew) and Emily; grandchildren, Braxton, Eythan, Aspen and Michael; and sisters, Becky and Vicki. He was preceded in death by his father, Wallace; and brother, Scott.
A viewing will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Vancouver Funeral Chapel. A Celebration of Robert's life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Vancouver Funeral Chapel. Robert will be laid to rest with full military honors on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 1:30 p.m., Willamette National Cemetery. 
Please view his memorial and sign his guest book's at www.vancouverfuneralchapel.net and www.columbian.com/obits

Welcoming Robert home. Click photo below:

February 29, 2020

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