Col. Robert Hugh Nourse, 84, of Easton, died Monday, December 4, 2017 in his home.
Born March 22, 1933 in Fort Benning, GA, he was the son of the late Col. Robert S. and Mildred (Dickinson) Nourse. He and his wife, Anne (Cramer) Nourse, were married 62 years.
Bob was a man of varied interests who worked as a soldier, an educator, and an administrator.
Bob graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1955 and retired as a Colonel in the U.S. Army after 28 years’ service. During the Vietnam War, he was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action while engaged in combat.
Bob worked in the Office of Alumni Relations at Lafayette College for an additional 26 years and retired in 2010. He was also an adjunct professor of history at Lafayette.
He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, Easton. He served on the board of the National Canal Museum, Easton, and volunteered at the Third Street Alliance and Habitat for Humanity.
Surviving with his wife, Anne, are his children, Catherine A. Mueller of Badin, NC; Patricia N. Culbertson of Charlottesville, VA; Robert L. Nourse of Easton; and James R. Nourse of State College, PA; eleven grandchildren; and one great-grand child.
A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in Trinity Episcopal Church, 234 Spring Garden Street, Easton. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.