Robert Courson passed away peacefully on January 19, 2017. Robert was born on February 17, 1935, in Abingdon, Illinois. He joined the Air Force June 1, 1954, and retired on July 16, 1974, having achieved the rank of Master Sergeant. Soon after his retirement, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service where he worked for another 20 years. After retiring again in 1995, he settled down in Grand Prairie, TX. He enjoyed collecting and watching Dallas Cowboy football. Robert is survived by his wife, of 59 years, Inge Courson, children, Corinna Courson of Grand Prairie, Doreen Reese of Midlothian, TX, Virginia Courson (Deceased), Robert Courson and wife, Cheri of Midlothian and Robert Karl Courson(Deceased), grandchildren, Ryan Courson, Alissa Courson, Jamie Reese and Brianne Reese. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 10:30 am at DFW National Cemetery