bob simon obituary

I can’t imagine what a huge loss for all of you. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Friday, October 26, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Monsignor John A. Richter celebrating the Mass. Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home. Upon his release, a bearded, gaunt Simon described a harrowing situation in which he was spit at and tortured. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. 1009, Commending Robert E. Simon", Guide to the Robert E. Simon, Jr. papers, 1960-2006,, 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 such a wonderful coach!! We will keep You and Your Family in our prayers during these sad times. He was a graduate of St. James High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dairy Science from Louisiana State University. Plant a tree to honor the memory of your loved one. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. RIP", Ava DuVernay, director of the movie Selma, tweeted, "Stunned. With an over 50 years career in agriculture, Bob was inducted into the LSU Dairy Science Hall of Fame. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 2 sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The Bronx native graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University as a history major.

After graduating from Harvard University, Simon took over the family real estate management and development business. My memories of him are of happy times.

A shaky-voiced Scott Pelley, anchor of CBS Evening News, announced Simon's passing on the air shortly before 10 p.m. What good old memories I have of being at your house with your family. He was like a hero to me. Simon, correspondent for 60 Minutes, was riding on New York's West Side Highway in a for-hire Lincoln Town Car when the crash took place shortly before 7 p.m.

Simon's distinguished career included 40 days in an Iraqi prison, a time that Fager described Wednesday night as an "incredibly difficult situation to get through." He was the maternal uncle of feminist historian and writer Elizabeth Fox-Genovese. He passed away August 22, 2020. Simon joined CBS News in New York in 1967 after serving three years as an American Foreign Service officer.

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We spent time together on my 60 Minutes piece just a few weeks ago. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers today. The driver was listed in stable condition at another hospital, and no charges had been filed. Early life.

Please allow 24 hours for your entry to be reviewed for appropriate content. "It's a terrible loss for all of us at CBS News," 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager said in a statement. Bob was 89 years old, a resident of Baton Rouge. [11] "If I said, 'You know what, Bob, I have a really good story and it's halfway around the world,' he'd be on its way before you knew what it was about," Fager said.

The driver of the Mercedes was not injured. "He hit me, and he looked like he lost control of the car.".

Bob Simon, an award-winning CBS News correspondent whose career spanned nearly 50 years and many major international conflicts, was killed in a car crash in Manhattan on Wednesday.

Bob Simon knew his business and he knew how to have fun. I can still hear him and picture him saying “Hotdog” when someone made a good play!!

CBS News President David Rhodes issued a statement calling Simon "a giant of broadcast journalism, and a dear friend to everyone in the CBS News family. I will never forget his hearty laugh. 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. He passed away August 22, 2020.

Mr. Bob was my friend in our chosen field of agriculture. It was an honor to have been associated with Bob. Each of our children shared a special memory of Uncle Bob upon hearing of his passing! He definitely influenced me when I became a softball coach at the middle school level! We are all shocked by this tragic, sudden loss. Jun, Marie and entire Dufresne Family. He was a graduate of St. James High School and earned a … Write your message of sympathy today.

I will never forget the good times and laughs I shared with Mr. Bob. Share to let others add their own memories and condolences. His death is a tragedy.". He passed away August 22, 2020. Published in The Advocate from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25, 2020. Unfortunately, there are no events for Robert Simon at this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with Bob's extended family and especially with our colleague Tanya Simon.". His sons Rob and Andy seemed so cool and strong to me. He was passionate in mentoring young children and it showed through his efforts in coaching girls' softball for over 10 years.

Robert David Simon was born on May 29, 1941, in the Bronx, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Brandeis University in 1962 with a degree in history, according to his biography page on the CBS website. Robert E. “Bob” Simon Morral – Robert E. “Bob” Simon age 73 of Morral, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Riverside Methodist Hospital… Reid, Paula Sue The Marion Star October 13, 2020 October 13, 2020

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1030 AM Friday, October 26, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Monsignor John A. Richter celebrating the Mass. He always wore a smile! Burial will take place at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Enter your email below for our complimentary daily grief messages. Receive obituaries from the city or cities of your choice. The following is a script from "60 Minutes Presents: Remembering Bob Simon" which originally aired on Feb. 22, 2015.

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