Roberto Leon Guerrero Lizama
Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy
a contemporary press report:
Robert L.G. Lizama, 72, who served on active Navy duty for 30 years before retiring in 1974 as a chief petty officer, died March 29, 2000 at Bethesda Naval Hospital after surgery for a heart ailment. He lived in Oxon Hill.
Mr. Lizama, who was born on Guam, finished his Navy career as a White House cook during the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations. From the mid-1970s to mid-1980s, he worked for the Federal Reserve Board, where he performed administrative and clerical chores in the mail room.
He was a member of the D.C. Guam Society. His hobbies included fishing.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Brigida
Guzman Lizama of Oxon Hill; six sons, George, of Falls Church, Robert,
of San Diego, Stan, of Fairfax, Jeff, of Springfield, Wayne, of Herndon,
and Eric, of Oakton; and five grandchildren.
LIZAMA, ROBERTO L.G., CPO, USN (Ret.)
On Wednesday, March 29, 2000, ROBERTO L.G.
LIZAMA, the beloved husband of Brigida G. Lizama; father of George, Robert,
Stan, Jeff (Sharon), Wayne (Deborah) and Eric Lizama; grandfather of Sean,
Justin, Jeffrey, Christian and Austin. Mass of Christian Burial will
be offered on Tuesday, April 4, at 8 a.m. at St. Ignatius Catholic Church,
Oxon Hill, MD. Interment Arlington National Cemetery.
LIZAMA, ROBERTO LEON GUERRERO
SDC US NAVY
WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/21/1927
DATE OF DEATH: 03/29/2000
BURIED AT: SECTION 65 SITE 3169
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 2 April 2000 Updated: 22 May 2002 Updated: 23 August 2005 Updated: 23 August 2005