Robert Paul "Bob" Post, Jr., age 79, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Joyce Williams Post and the loving father of Nanette P. Cosban (Terence), Tracey P. Banowetz (David), and Kristin E. Post. He was the son of the late Edna Blume Post and Robert P. Post, Sr., and the brother of the late Georgia Post Ban. He is also survived by three grandsons: Tyler, Travis, and William Cosban. A graduate of Jesuit High School (Class of 1951), he served in the U.S. Navy and graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Petroleum Geology. Hired in 1960 by Standard Fruit and Steamship Company (later acquired by Dole Foods), Bob enjoyed his 44 ½ year career and will be remembered by his co-workers for his "joie de vivre." He retired as Vice-President of Sales for Dole Fresh Fruit Company's central division in 2005. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124, on Monday, April 29, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.. Visitation will continue on Tuesday, April 30, at 11:00 a.m., followed by a Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations, in memory of Robert Post, to Jesuit High School, 4133 Banks St., New Orleans, LA 70119. To view and sign the family guest book please visit www.greenwoodfuneralhome.net.
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Greenwood Funeral Home
5200 Canal Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70124
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 27 to Apr. 30, 2013