was an American real estate entrepreneur, most known for founding the community of Reston, Virginia.

He was 73. A death notice completed by the family and of which all the information is confirmed and correct. We will keep You and Your Family in our prayers during these sad times. My prayers are with you and your family. My prayers are with all of you Paula Cahill.

(79 years old), July 23, 1940 - on Tuesday, August 25, 2020  from 1pm  until services at 2pm. People who knew Simon expressed shock and sadness Wednesday evening. Raw: Crash Kills Bob Simon of CBS '60 Minutes', Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon died in a car crash in New York on Wednesday.

ET, offering condolences on the part of the network to Simon's family.

I'm Steve Kroft, welcome to 60 Minutes Presents. I will never forget his hearty laugh. May 18, 2020

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Published in The Advocate from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25, 2020. A shaky-voiced Scott Pelley, anchor of CBS Evening News, announced Simon's passing on the air shortly before 10 p.m. After graduating from Harvard University, Simon took over the family real estate management and development business. Enter your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. We are sad to announce that on May 18, 2020, at the age of 79, Robert Simon (Toledo, Ohio) passed away. The executive described Simon as a fun person to be around who had a natural curiosity. You can add a photo to pay tribute to Robert Simon. He will be missed!

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He passed away August 22, 2020. Simon returned to live in an apartment near Lake Anne in Reston in 1993[10] and helped celebrate Reston's 40th birthday in 2004.

He will be missed by all.

His death is a tragedy.".

Jun, Marie and entire Dufresne Family.

Copyright © 2020 Echovita Inc. All rights reserved. We would like to offer our sincere support to anyone coping with grief. Each of our children shared a special memory of Uncle Bob upon hearing of his passing! He passed away August 22, 2020. Simon's new town concept emphasized quality of life for the individual and provided a community where people could live, work, and play without driving long distances. Rebecca Byron Simon Obituary. [2][3][4] He was the maternal uncle of feminist historian and writer Elizabeth Fox-Genovese.[5]. He was also active in 4-H and was involved for many years in the LSU livestock show & Rodeo.

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Bob was a founding member of St. Jude Catholic Church.

© 2020 Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home. We are all shocked by this tragic, sudden loss. He is survived by his wife, Francoise, and daughter, Tanya. "It is such a tragedy made worse because we lost him in a car accident, a man who has escaped more difficult situations than almost any journalist in modern times. Echovita offers a solidarity program that gives back the funds generated to families. Dear Patti, I’m so sorry to hear of your dads passing.

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our. Bob was 89 years old, a resident of Baton Rouge.

He was pronounced dead at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center. Here is Rebecca Byron Simon’s obituary. 1009, Commending Robert E. Simon", Guide to the Robert E. Simon, Jr. papers, 1960-2006, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Robert_E._Simon&oldid=952681914, American business biography, 1910s birth stubs, Pages using Infobox person with deprecated parameter home town, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 April 2020, at 14:44. He was a graduate of St. James High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dairy Science from Louisiana State University. Robert Bob Simon, 57, of Sleepy Eye died Monday, October 22, 2012 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. With an over 50 years career in agriculture, Bob was inducted into the LSU Dairy Science Hall of Fame.

Robert E. "Bob" Simon, Jr. (April 10, 1914 – September 21, 2015) was an American real estate entrepreneur, most known for founding the community of Reston, Virginia. Oh Bob Simon you have gone to heaven but you are not forgotten.

Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. It was an honor and privilege to be friends with this wonderful man and work with him. Aunt Mildred my special friend and family, don’t have to tell you all how much we loved Uncle Bob. (The town's name was derived from Simon's initials and the word "town". http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2015/sep/22/robert-e-simon-101-reston-founder-dies/, "Robert E. Simon Jr., Who Created a Town, Reston, Va., Dies at 101", "House Joint Resolution No. [11]

He covered many significant news events during the course of that career and, as a war correspondent, was captured by Iraqi forces near the Saudi-Kuwait border during the opening days of the Persian Gulf war in January 1991. Burial will take place at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. His sons Rob and Andy seemed so cool and strong to me.

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He was 73. RIP Mr. Bob. Simon joined CBS News in New York in 1967 after serving three years as an American Foreign Service officer. He was an avid LSU fan and he loved sports.