Robert Vann

Friday, January 2, 2009
Robert Vann

Robert Andrew "Robby" Vann, 50, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, in Rancho Cucamonga.

He was born Feb. 24, 1958, in Cape Girardeau, son of William Earl and Beulah Mason Vann. He first married Mary Webb. He later married Raquel Maico.

Vann was a graduate of Central High School. He joined the Peace Corps in 1975 and enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1976. He received a medal for the triple jump in the Army Olympics while stationed in Neuenburg, Germany.

Survivors include his wife; his mother of the home; two daughters, Timeka Vann-Guyton of Edwardsville, Ill., Andrina Vann of the home; two sons, Rans and Andrew Vann of the home; two brothers, David Vann of St. Louis, Mark Vann of La Palma, Calif.; a sister, Peggy Vann of Cape Girardeau; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and a sister.

The service was held Nov. 26 at Azusa World Ministries in Pasadena, Calif.

Forest Lawn Mortuary in Covina, Calif., was in charge of arrangements.